When you first arrive in Kyoto you’d be forgiven for thinking you’d come to the wrong place. A bustling metropolis filled with people and buildings, Kyoto first appears to be a modern city yet look a little deeper and you’ll soon begin to see its more beautiful side. Awash with history and culture, Kyoto actually has a plethora of things to see and do including its numerous temples, palaces and parks.
With over 2,000 religious places Kyoto is certainly not short of things to see and do. Brimming with temples and shrines, Kyoto also offers great cuisine, beautiful parks, and impressive palaces in this city that was once the Imperial capital of Japan. Today modern day Kyoto stands side by side with its ancient history and culture but if you can’t decide which Kyoto attractions to visit, check our top 10 things to do in Kyoto.