For cat lovers visiting other countries, finding places with feline inspired stuff can be really exciting. Cat-themed attractions or cat-filled areas are definitely a great go-to when visiting another place. So, for kitty lovers, if you happen to be in an eastern country, here are places we’re sure cat lovers will love.
Home of the ‘Maneki Neko’ or beckoning cat statues, Tokyo, Japan has many interesting places to offer. But for cat lovers, cat enthusiasts or all sorts of cat-people, the Gotokuji Temple is a recommended spot to visit. This is a buddhist temple located in Tokyo and is said to be the birthplace of the ‘maneki neko’ or the lucky cat figurine.
Seoul, South Korea
In Seoul, there are several interesting places to visit or rest at, like cafes. Given the number of coffee shops in this bustling city, various themed cafes have upped their game to attract more specific customers or their target market: cat cafes are there specifically to cater both locals and tourists fond of cats. So, if you happen to be in Seoul and you’re a cat lover, what better place to spend some time at than cat cafes.
Cat lovers will love The Kuching Cat Museum in Malaysia. The museum displays over 4000 artefacts from all over the world that are related to cats. It’s definitely a go-to for any cat lover who’d like to learn more about cats or just experience visiting a place with so diverse feline stuff.
Dubbed as the cat island, Aoshima is the perfect island for cat lovers. Anyone who’d like to experience and see a rather surreal kitty world should visit the place. It’s so filled with cats it seems magical or straight out of Hayao Miyazaki’s world. The island has hundreds of cats living with the residents and welcoming visitors; just imagine them all meowing at the same time. Reportedly, cats outnumber humans six to one on the small island. After Aoshima has been discovered along with its resident kitties, it has become a popular tourist destination.
The variety of cat-inspired places in Eastern countries is so interesting. If you happen to be in any of these countries and you’re a cat lover, you’ve now got a list of prospective tourist spots to visit. From cat temples to cafés to museums and even an island, cat lovers will love these.