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One Day Kyoto Kimono Experience

Enjoy a day long customized kimono rental, choosing from hundreds of different designs before exploring the many great photo opportunities along the ancient streets of Kyoto in Japan's beautiful national dress.
The location: Japan, Kyoto
Duration: 8hour(s)
Guide Language:

Itinerary

Day 1
 
The shop exterior
 
Reception
 
Choose your Kimono
 
Optional hair styling
 
Wander around Kyoto while wearing your kimono

The experience

- Highlights -

・Dress up to impress in classic Japanese dress and choose from hundreds of different designs with staff on hand to help pick out the perfect Kimono just for you.
・All accessories are all included in the kimono rental cost.
・Prolong your kimono experience and return the next day instead for a small additional fee.
・For the hot summer months, you can try a yukata (summer kimono) instead, at no extra cost.
・Go as a couple, with a great selection of men's kimonos also available for rent.



-What You Can Expect-

An iconic symbol of Japanese culture and heritage, the Kimono has been worn with grace by the Japanese for centuries. Now it's your turn to look the part with the one day Kyoto kimono experience from Studio Shiki. Renting your kimono early in the day, there will be helpers on hand to pick out the perfect kimono for you out of hundreds of different designs. After teaching you how to dress your kimono and filling you out with accessories you'll be free to explore beautiful Kyoto locations such as Gion and Kiyomizu Temple while posing for perfect snaps to share with friends and loved ones back home. Choose the deluxe kimono option at check out for an amazing collection of kimonos plus extra accessories such as the Nagoya Obi.



- Important Info -

・Meeting Time: 8:30am – 3:00pm
・Meeting Point: Maiko-Henshin Studio Shiki
・Duration:
Drop-off time is 5:00pm
・Opening Hours: Every day from 8:30am – 6:00pm
・Location: 351-16 Masuya-cho,Kodaiji Minamimon,Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi
• Transportation: Take the bus to Kiyomizu-dera bus station, and it's a five-minute walk from the bus stop.
・How to Get There:
- Bus route 206 from JR Kyoto Station
- Bus route 207 from Kawaramachi Station



- Package Options -

・Kimono Experience (Women/Men)
Offers everything you need for your kimono experience, available for both men and women.
- Female attires include: A shirt, kimono, belt, waist drawstring, purse, clogs
- Male attires include: A shirt, kimono, belt, bag, clogs
- Haori (jacket) will be offered during winter (December – March).

・Deluxe Women's Kimono
This package offers a higher quality kimono, and even more variety in patterns and obi selections.
- Includes: hadajuban (inner wear), kimono, obi (sash), obijime (sash string – for ladies), handbag, geta (clogs)
- A Haori (jacket) will be offered during winter (December – March)
- Nagoya obi sashes (お太鼓結び) are also available.

・Kimono Set (1Male, 1Female)
Create wonderful memories while strolling peacefully and romantically along Kiyomizu Temple with your partner.
- Female attires include: A shirt, kimono, belt, waist drawstring, purse, clogs
- Male attires include: A shirt, kimono, belt, bag, clogs
- Haori jackets will be provided from the month of Dec to Mar.
- For travelers with an equal amount of male and female participants, for exp, 2 males and 2 females, you can book 2 package set orders.

・The following package is only available during summer:
・Yukata Experience (Women/Men)
Seasonal summer offering from June 1 till September 15.
Includes: yukata, obi (sash), obijime (sash string – for women), handbag, geta (clogs)



- Additional Info -

・Only available for guests of 145cm or above.
・Unfortunately, no kimono/yukata experience is available for pregnant ladies.
・Only a very limited range of large size yukata/kimono are available. (Women: height 180cm, bust 120cm. Men: height 185cm)
・Kimono Return: Kimonos can be returned the next day before 5:00pm for an additional JPY 1,000.
・Prior to renting your kimono, a deposit of JPY 10,000 and a copy of passport/ID will be required.
・For an additional fee, you may wish to leave your kimono at the front desk of your hotel, please inform the Maiko-Henshin Studio Shiki before 4:00pm, have the fees paid and the kimonos ready at the front desk before 10:00am the following next day.
Fees:
1 person – JPY 2,000
2 people – JPY 1,500 per person
3 People – JPY 1,000 per person
・An extra surcharge of JPY 1,000/ person will incur for kimonos returned later than 5:00pm. In addition, 8:00pm is the latest time for kimono returns.
・Your kimono experience begins from the time you arrive at the Maiko-Henshin Studio Shiki. It will take approximately an hour to complete kimono fitting, make-up and hair.
・Please be informed that high season lasts from Jun 1 till Dec 31.



- How To Redeem Your Voucher -

・Once you have booked you will receive your voucher via email.
・You can show either a mobile voucher, or printed voucher for this activity.

 
 

Included

  • Kimono bag
  • Zouri (Sandals)
  • Kimono
  • Obi

Not included

  • Hair styling
  • Return the kimono the next day
  • Return the kimono at the hotel of stay
  • Photo

Reminder

  • Please be informed that for the following area's returning your kimono at the hotel of stay is not possible: Higashiyama, Shimogyo, Minami and Yamashina.
  • You can have your make-up & hair done only valued at JPY 1,080 if you show your KKday voucher! (original price: JPY 1,500)