Gotokuji: The Lucky Cat Temple

One thousand waving cats at this hidden temple

Head to Gotokuji for this off-the-beaten-path temple with thousands of ‘maneki-neko’ lucky cat statues. Thought to be the birthplace of these cute figurines that can now be found across Japan, if you’re in need of some good luck, there’s no better place.

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