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Atami (熱海市; -shi) is a city located in Shizuoka, Japan. The name literally means "hot ocean", a reference to the town's famous onsen hot springs. Atami has been a resort since the 8th century, and is now part of Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. Much of the extensive art collection of eccentric multimillionaire and religious leader Mokichi Okada is now housed in the MOA Museum of Art in Atami. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1250x833, 386 KB) Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1250x833, 386 KB) Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. ... This article is about the Japanese municipality system. ... Shizuoka Prefecture (静岡県; Shizuoka-ken) is located in the Chubu region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Outdoor pool, Naruko Outdoor Onsen on Nakanoshima island in Nachikatsuura, Wakayama Prefecture Old onsen in Hakone An private outdoor rotenburo in Gorakadan Guidebook to Hakone from 1811 This rotenburo at Jigokudani Onsen is for Japanese Macaques. ... (7th century — 8th century — 9th century — other centuries) Events The Iberian peninsula is taken by Arab and Berber Muslims, thus ending the Visigothic rule, and starting almost 8 centuries of Muslim presence there. ... Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park (富士箱根伊豆国立公園) is a national park in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. ... Mokichi Okada (岡田茂吉 Okada Mokichi, 1882-1955) was the founder of the Church of World Messianity. ... The MOA Museum of Art (MOA美術館, emu oh ei bijutsukan) is a private museum in the city of Atami, Japan. ...

As of April 2005, the city has an estimated population of 41.919 and the density of 681,06 persons per km². The total area is 61.55 km². The city was founded on April 10, 1937. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...

The Tokaido Shinkansen stops in Atami, and its easy accessibility increases its popularity. Tokaido Shinkansen route Tōkaidō Shinkansen (東海道新幹線) is the original Shinkansen line that opened in 1964 between Tokyo and Shin-Osaka. ...

External links

  • Atami official website in Japanese
  • Wikitravel: Atami
  Shizuoka Prefecture Symbol of Shizuoka Prefecture
Atami | Fuji | Fujieda | Fujinomiya | Fukuroi | Gotenba | Hamamatsu | Itō | Iwata | Izu | Izunokuni | Kakegawa | Kikugawa | Kosai | Makinohara | Mishima | Numazu | Omaezaki | Shimada | Shimoda | Shizuoka (capital) | Susono | Yaizu
Fuji | Haibara | Hamana | Ihara | Kamo | Shida | Shuchi | Sunto | Tagata
  See also: Towns and villages by district edit

  Results from FactBites:
Atami travel guide - Wikitravel (942 words)
Atami (熱海) is a coastal hot spring resort in Shizuoka prefecture, on the east coast of the Izu Peninsula southwest of Tokyo, Japan.
Atami is also a stop on the regular Tokaido Line which runs from Tokyo (1 3/4 hours to Atami, ¥1890) and continues on to Shizuoka and Hamamatsu.
Atami's city center is fairly compact, but buses connect the train station to the MOA Museum of Art (bus no.4) and several other points of interest.
Atami Onsen(Atami, Shizuoka) (199 words)
An International Spa Tourism City, Atami is blessed with the natural wonders of the sea and the mountains and a temperate climate.
With approximately 1,250 years of history, Atami Onsen is a traditional onsen resort that was even presented to the Shogun himself.
In particular, the aerial “Niagara” fireworks display that is presented as the crowning element of the grand finale is as luminescent as the midday sun and so mesmerizing as to cause viewers to forget to blink.
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