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Close to 95 percent of tourists from Asia who have visited western Japan would like to travel to areas off the beaten track, a survey showed Thursday.

According to an online poll, conducted in June and July last year by the state-owned Development Bank of Japan, many of the respondents expressed their desire to visit scenic spots and onsen (hot springs).

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