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No visitors on men-only island 

Tokyo: Visitors will not be allowed to set foot on a men-only Unesco World Heritage island in Japan from next year, an official said. The tiny landmass of Okinoshima, where women are banned and male visitors must bathe naked in the sea before visiting its shrine, was declared a Unesco World Heritage site last week. Limited numbers are currently permitted to land on the island in the Sea of Japan (East Sea) for a yearly festival that lasts just two hours. — AFP

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