The One about Gotokuji Temple in Setagaya

In Setagaya, many people flock to Gotokuji Temple which many people call the “cat temple”. Featuring a plethora of statues feat. the lucky cat a.k.a. “maneki neko” (招き猫). The legend and also the Japan National Tourism Organization says that during the Edo Period, af eudal lord named Ii Naotaka was arriving home and saw the temple’s cat trying to get him to enter the temple (hence the cat’s paw up […]