Temples and shrines are surely beautiful, but they are not the only attractions in Kyoto!
Kyoto, Japan's former capital, has been the center of Japanese culture and tradition since the 8th century, for more than a thousand years.
The beautiful temples, shrines, and historic cityscapes that remain today are highlights of a trip to Japan for many people.
However, Kyoto is a place that offers even more diverse and irreplicable experiences than one may realize.
Here is a list of less-typical experiences that allow travellers to enjoy another side of Kyoto.