Unlike ultra-modern Tokyo, Kyoto has retained much of its traditional Japanese character. Once the western capital of Japan, Kyoto is a city of numerous shrines and geishas, memorized in the Memoires of a Geisha bestseller and eponymous Hollywood produc
Travelling to Kyoto for the first time, but unsure where to start? The land of the rising sun, still deeply anchored in tradition, will certainly surprise you in the best possible way. More: toeuropeandbeyond.