Making Japanese handicraft at Kyoto Handicraft Center
The Kyoto Handicraft Center allows one to have a hands-on experience of creating your own woodblock prints. Besides that, there are 8 other types of traditional Japanese handicrafts that one can try out.
A brief respite from the hustle and bustle of town
Highly recommended (especially for cafe hoppers), the tranquil environment of Kyoto's Treetop Café located amidst the historic Higashiyama district in Kyoto provides a brief respite from the hustle and bustle of town. In addition, one can expect prompt service as well as delectable desserts and drinks.
Astronomy enthusiasts will definitely enjoy the Sendai Astronomical Observatory with its impressive Cassegrain Telescope that is made available to the public. Equally interesting is the experience within the Planetarium as you experience not only sunrise and sunset from the Observatory, but also an incredibly spectacular view of the night sky covered with stars.
Zao Kitsune Mura is a "village" filled with a large number of free roaming foxes near Shiroishi in Miyagi Prefecture. Loads of fun, and at times scary, this is a unique experience you won't find anywhere else.