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Address: 2 Yakushicho, Seto, Aichi Prefecture
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The beckoning cat, a lucky charm for inviting good luck and wealth, was...

The beckoning cat, a lucky charm for inviting good luck and wealth, was born in Japan about 150 years ago during the Edo era.Generally, a beckoning cat raising its right paw is said to invite "money" and a beckoning cat raising its left paw to invite "people and customers". It's no exaggeration to say that the beckoning cat is a traditional Japanese lucky god: it has been beloved by the common people since the Edo era.The Maneki-Neko Museum collects and exhibits bout 5,000 beckoning cats from all over japan. Since the museum is a place that invites blessing, it's filled with customers' comments like "Won the lottery", "Found a good partner", "Became healthy" etc...Beckoning cat lovers call the museum a "Place of Good Fortune" of beckoning cats and it has accumulated a world class collection of beckoning cats from all over japan.

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if its on your way

This was something on my way and i had 20 minutes to spare so I passed by The parking is free for the first 30 minutes and it was enough even if you go upstairs where you need... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2014
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Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This was something on my way and i had 20 minutes to spare so I passed by The parking is free for the first 30 minutes and it was enough even if you go upstairs where you need to pay to go up It was on my way after Toyota museum so it was ok BTW, you cant touch or... More 

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