Kyoto is an ancient city that has kept its roots and culture. You can still find many charming temples, palaces, and gardens spread out across the city. Exploring these fascinating bits of history is a real highlight of a visit to Kyoto.  

    If you’re looking for more 21st-century fun, then head to the downtown area around Kawaramachi station. Here, you’ll find a bustling city scene with shopping malls, games arcades, and numerous places to eat and drink. For a taste of the high life, head to the cobblestoned streets of Gion – home of the fabled geishas. 

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