|Above, a photo/movie shoot in Asakusa. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
April saw a record number of foreign visitors coming to Japan, according to Nikkei Asian Review.
TOKYO -- Foreign visitors to Japan topped 2.57 million in April, the highest total for a single month, The Nikkei learned Thursday.
The number for April rose 23.9% from a year earlier, due largely to more visitors seeking experience-based tourism, as well as an increase in the number of cruise ships visiting the country. Arrivals for the first four months this year also grew, up 16.4% on the year to 9.11 million.
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