Nello and Patrasche
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Nello and Patrasche (or in Japanese: Boku and Patrasche) are the main characters in the book 'A dog of Flanders by Ouida. The book was very popular in Japan, but is quite unknown in Flanders. Japanese tourists often visit this statue, but locals often don't even know about it.
The tower of the cathedral on the background is on the UNESCO list, it is one of the 'Belfries of Flanders and the North of France'.