Atami

Atami

(ätä`mē), city (1990 pop. 47,291), Shizuoka prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. It is a major resort, famed for its scenery and its hot springs. Atami was once the site of a geyser which, according to tradition, wrought destruction until moved by Buddhist prayers. After an earthquake in 1923 the geyser stopped erupting. Well-known sites include the Atami Tropical Garden and the Atami Art Museum.
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She said she first met Copperfield in Atami, Japan, while participating in a modeling contest named "Look of the Year," held by Elite Model Management in September of 1988.
We arrive at the pretty seaside town of Atami well ahead of the group.
With multi-purpose public facilities that combine hot springs, sports, and convention facilities - such as Koriyama Yracs Atami, a facility with hot springs, a pool, and a multi-purpose hall that seats as many as 3,000 people, and the Bandai-Atami Ice Area, home rink of the Tokyo Freeblade ice hockey team - the area is well suited not only for holiday travel but also for business events such as national meetings or corporate seminars.
In 2010, the Wall Street Journal reported on a resort town south of Tokyo called Atami that welcomes young men and their virtual girlfriends.
4) I have visited the Seishin-no Yakata (Nikko), Kinugawa Hihoden, Atami Hihokan, and Kanayama Shrine in Japan; Love Land and Sex and Health Museum in Jeju Island, Korea; Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli's Gabinetto Segreto (Secret Cabinet) in Naples, Italy; the Amsterdam Sex Museum and Amsterdam Erotic Museum in the Netherlands; the Museo de l'Erotica in Barcelona, Spain; the Amora exhibit in London, UK; the New York Museum of Sex, the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, and the Erotic Heritage Museum, Las Vegas, in the United States.
La colocacion de las vias del tren ligero entre Odawara y Atami comenzo cuando Ryohei tenia ocho anos.
Bullet trains ran slower than usual between Tokyo's Shinagawa Station and Atami in Shizuoka Prefecture from the beginning of the day's service on the Tokaido Shinkansen Line, according to Central Japan Railway Co.
Mihyar Atami, member of the PLO's Expatriate Affairs Department, said protesters gathered in central Athens to protest against Barak's visit to Greece.
Kohakubai-zu byobu, early-eighteenth century, pair of two-panel screens, 156 x 173 cm (each), MOA Museum of Art, Atami.
The Yokohama District Public Prosecutors Office and the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission searched the company and the home of the former company chief, Kazuo Iwata, 73, of Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, the same day.