Cat snap: Tokyo ‘lucky cat’ temple draws Instagrammers

Around 10,000 figurines of white cats seated with one paw raised make the Gotokuji temple in Tokyo a tempting prospect for Instagrammers.

Tokyo's Gotokuji temple has long attracted spiritual visitors with its thousands of figurines of beckoning white cats, thought to bring good luck. But of late it has brought in another breed: Instagrammers.

Cat snap: Tokyo ‘lucky cat’ temple draws Instagrammers
Cat snap: Tokyo ‘lucky cat’ temple draws Instagrammers

Cat snap: Tokyo ‘lucky cat’ temple draws Instagrammers

Around 10,000 figurines of white cats seated with one paw raised make the Gotokuji temple in Tokyo a tempting prospect for Instagrammers.

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