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Tourists return to Japanese beauty spot of Matsushima


The famous resort of Matsushima in north east Japan was not as badly affected as neighbouring areas along the Sanriku Coast when the tsunami struck last year.

But the tourism trade to the scenic town immediately disappeared and it is only now that locals and other Japanese tourists are coming back, as Rajan Datar reports.

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