Category: Gotokuji

Gotokuji Temple – Cat invasion

Gotokuji Temple is the home of the well known Maneki Neko (“beckoning cat”)! There are several stories about the origin of the Maneki Neko, one of them is that  a wealthy feudal lord named Ii Naotaka was taking shelter under a tree near Gōtoku-ji temple (in Setagaya, Tokyo) during a...