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Omiyanomatsu / Statue of Kanichi and Omiya

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Address: Higashi-kaigancho, Atami 413-0012 , Shizuoka Prefecture
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Memory of tragic novel

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.

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 June 2016
Kimitaka S
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2 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 away as she tries to repent her wrong doing. There is a nice beach nearby... More 

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