As the old Japanese capital and home to over 1600 temples, Kyoto is one of the country’s most famous cities. Popular for its enchanting geisha, streets which transport you back to another time and endless cultural hotspots, Kyoto continues to be a must-see city for visitors to Japan. During spring and summer the city can be packed, which may put off travellers who prefer a more off-the-beaten-path experience. But there’s so much more to Kyoto than the Gingakuij Temple and the Fushimi Inari Shrine! Here are 10 unknown spots and local activities to do in Kyoto.