Maneki Neko, also known as the 'Beckoning Cat' is a common sculpture found in Japan. The Chinese also have their own version, usually referred to as the 'feng shui prosperity cat'. The cat had its left paw raised as if to beckon and welcome us to shop till we drop!
This Japanese arch painted in red, stood majestically between two rows of shops. I love it! You can find this ubiquitous structure in front or near Shinto shrines all over Japan. They are supposed to mark the entrances to sacred places.
While the second floor of Terminal 21 (London-themed floor) is dedicated to mens wear, this first floor is more for the ladies. There are lots of boutiques here selling trendy clothes and accessories, such as bags and shoes, and some are most probably from Japan.
Apart from boutiques, there are also beauty salons and a handful of food and beverage outlets. OK, I did not take many pictures so I shall more or less repeat the above photo. Haha!
The most interesting thing I saw however was not the Maneki Neko, or the Torii, but the sumo wrestlers! OK by now you should know they are not real! : )
Funnily, they were both stuck to, or should I say separated by the pillar! LOL!
What an amazing Tokyo-themed floor! Do you like this floor or do you prefer the London floor? (Haven't seen Terminal 21's London landmarks? Read about them HERE)
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