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Welcome To Nyan Nyan Ji, The Cat Shrine In Japan With The Cutest Monks Ever

Japan, the country of endless discovery, is known for its beautiful cities, unique food, amusement parks, and more. Besides, Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, are considered to be the most numerous, famous, and important religious buildings in this island nation. Many visitors visit these places to pray for luck and money. For these reasons, Japan is quickly becoming one of the top travel destinations in the world.

If you are a huge cat lover, Japan will be the best place for you to travel and satisfy your love. There are many awesome cat places in Japan that you absolutely can’t miss if you’re visiting this country. And today, we would like to introduce to you Nyan Nyan Ji (literally meaning Meow Meow Shrine when translated into English). This is a famous cat shrine in Kyoto, where has the cutest cat monks ever.

When you visit the Nyan Nyan Shrine, you’ll be greeted by the current cat monk named Koyuki. The cat monk Koyuki is not the only feline at the shrine. There are plenty of cat assistants there too. Although the cat assistants aren’t as popular as the head monk, they’re just as cute.

Inside the shrine, you can order cat-themed food and drinks. The place is also full of statues and drawings that feature cats as well. If you want to buy them, you can visit the shop called “Littlefootmark Ren” inside the temple.

If you are planning a trip there in the near future, you can find the Meow Meow Shrine at this address: 520 Yasekonoecho, Sakyo-Ku, Kyoto 601-1253, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. If you do visit, don’t forget to send us your pictures and tell us your visit in the comments below!

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