I shouldn’t have been surprised. My husband and I agreed he would choose our honeymoon (since I chose our wedding location in Mexico) — and I consider myself lucky we’re not going to the north pole.
Japan is a wonderfully strange place. Only recently have Western influences started to have any kind of affect; for the most part Japan retains its unique balance of rich history and tradition against the highly modern and technically advanced. What truly makes Japan special is the respect for detail, quality, and simplicity that goes into all things.
Kyoto is home to over 2,000 beautiful temples and shrines, so it may seem overwhelming when first planning your itinerary. If you only have a day or two, you may need to narrow down your list to the must-see sites. In my opinion, these are the top 5 temples that you will not want to miss.