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Omiyanomatsu / Statue of Kanichi and Omiya

Higashi-kaigancho, Atami 413-0012, Shizuoka Prefecture
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A bit of Atami History

The statue and surrounding grounds are uncharacteristic, in contrast to the amazing scenery it... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2017
Steffen E
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Tokyo, Japan
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Statue of literary importance in Japan

This is a relatively small statue on road next to the beach in Atami and is a "must see" for all... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2017
ABrummie2
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Chicago, Illinois
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  • Excellent3%
  • Very good18%
  • Average74%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Aug 10, 2017
“A bit of Atami History ”
Feb 25, 2017
“Statue of literary importance in Japan”
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Higashi-kaigancho, Atami 413-0012, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The statue and surrounding grounds are uncharacteristic, in contrast to the amazing scenery it overlooks. Yet if you are passing by the area anyway, it is worth stopping by to read the explanatory signs, which are in English as well as Japanese.

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This is a relatively small statue on road next to the beach in Atami and is a "must see" for all Japanese, many of whom will have read the associated book written at the end of the nineteenth century. It is a story of love...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2016

Kanichi and Omiya are the personages that appear in a famous novel named "Konjiki Yasha". This statue is a memory of that tragedy, but now few Japanese exactly knows that story.

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Our beach hotel was near here so we dopped off here to go home. The story though is ghastly, a guy kicking a girl for cheating him, gross...

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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Is according to comic book story. Atami at first famous of their owm onsen. However, after this story blow up big impact im newspaper for continuous of 5 1/2 years, Atami have become more famous and well-known.

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Reviewed 29 January 2016

I highly recommend this ocean front walkway that will bring you to this famous statue. The story is on a placard in English so we were able to read about the woman 'blinded by diamonds' and the well loved author who is seen kicking her...More

Thank kjtripper
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