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Foreign tourists to benefit from revised consumption-tax exemption | The Japan Times

Senior members of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s tax panel agreed on Wednesday to overhaul the current consumption tax exemption program for foreign

Source: Foreign tourists to benefit from revised consumption-tax exemption | The Japan Times

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Tawaraya Ryokan, Kyoto, Japan

October 2, 2017

On a rainy day in early October we were back in Kyoto. We checked into Tawaraya, one of the city’s top Ryokans and the first place in Japan that actually showed us to our room before 3PM. 839 more words

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Seikoro Ryokan, Kyoto, Japan

September 14 – 17, 2017

Spending the night in a ryokan, a Japanese style hotel, and enjoying kaiseki cusine, a traditional mulit-course dinner, is a highlight on a visit to Japan. 925 more words

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Day trip to Nara, Japan

October 3, 2017

Nara, famed for one of Japan’s largest Buddhas housed in the world’s largest wooded structure, is an easy and worthwhile day trip from Kyoto, just 35 minutes on the express train. 528 more words

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