Japan’s cash-strapped temples try their hand at tourism

Even holy places have bills to pay, and with traditional sources of income rapidly shrinking, temples in Japan are looking to tourism to make ends meet. To cash in on the recent surge in overseas visitors to the country, a number of temples are offering …
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