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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.
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
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.
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