Easy Beauty – Cheap but fun walking course around Kiyomizu-dera Temple with kimono rental

We will explain in detail a kimono rental walking course that allows you to enjoy Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto’s representative tourist destination, on a budget, as well as more reasonable yet highly satisfying kimono rental plans, and advantageous points around Kiyomizu-dera. . Find out the best ways to enjoy the beauty of Kyoto even on a small budget.

Budget-friendly kimono rental plan – Start of Kiyomizu-dera tour

We will focus on how to find a budget-friendly kimono rental plan and explain the key points of a reasonable kimono rental plan in Kyoto. We will also introduce ways to enjoy kimono at an affordable price, taking into account the types of plans and benefits that you can choose according to your schedule and budget, as well as access to Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

Choose a kimono rental plan that fits your budget

First of all, it is important to choose a kimono rental plan that suits your budget. Generally, rental fees vary depending on the type and quality of the kimono, rental time, etc. When choosing a plan that includes a Kiyomizu-dera tour, we recommend that you make reservations early, taking into account the increased demand for kimonos around Kiyomizu-dera.

Confirm benefits and services included in the kimono rental plan

When choosing a budget-friendly kimono rental plan, the benefits and services included in the plan are also important points. It may also include kimono dressing services and photo opportunities around tourist spots. By taking advantage of these benefits, you can enjoy kimono at even better prices.

Selecting a kimono rental store with convenient access

When choosing a kimono rental plan to start your Kiyomizu-dera tour, it is convenient to choose a rental shop located near Kiyomizu-dera. By choosing a store with good access and a smooth journey to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, you can enjoy a more comfortable kimono experience. There are also many tourist attractions around Kiyomizu Temple, such as the bamboo forest and Yasaka Shrine, so you can enjoy wearing kimono all day long.

Use of optional services

If you have the budget, we recommend taking advantage of optional services. For example, by adding hair, makeup, and kimono accessories to your kimono rental, you can enjoy a more gorgeous kimono look. Please consider various optional services to make your visit to Kiyomizu Temple even more special.

Good-value dining spots in the Kiyomizu-dera area – Enjoy your kimono walk even more

The area around Kiyomizu-dera Temple is full of great value dining spots where you can enjoy delicious meals, as well as local gourmet food and recommended restaurants near tourist spots. Discover a place where you can enjoy reasonably priced yet delicious food and replenish your energy while strolling around in kimono.

Traditional dining spots around Kiyomizu Temple

There are many restaurants around Kiyomizu Temple where you can enjoy traditional cuisine unique to Kyoto. For example, there are coffee shops where you can enjoy matcha and Japanese sweets, and soba restaurants that are popular for their soba and udon noodles made with local ingredients. At these shops, you can enjoy local flavors at reasonable prices.

Restaurant that makes use of seasonal ingredients

There are also restaurants around Kiyomizu-dera Temple that serve dishes that make use of seasonal ingredients. You can enjoy dishes made with seasonal ingredients that harmonize with Kyoto’s seasonal scenery. For example, you can choose from seasonal menus such as cherry blossom-themed dishes in spring and conger eel and somen noodles in summer.

Reasonable pubs and fast food restaurants

There are also izakaya and fast food restaurants around Kiyomizu-dera Temple where you can enjoy meals at reasonable prices. At this restaurant, you can easily enjoy delicious food in a relaxed atmosphere. Areas especially popular with tourists may also offer great value set menus or lunch specials.

Food experience at local markets and food stalls

We also recommend dining at local markets and food stalls around Kiyomizu Temple. You can enjoy local flavors at reasonable prices, such as markets where you can buy dishes and souvenirs made with fresh local ingredients, and local dishes served at street stalls. You can also enjoy the lively atmosphere while enjoying a quick meal at the food stalls.

Hidden spots around Kiyomizu-dera – great value attractions to visit with rental kimono

We’ll introduce tourist attractions and little-known spots around Kiyomizu-dera Temple, as well as great value spots that you can enjoy even more when you visit in a kimono. Enjoy a budget-friendly stroll around Kiyomizu-dera Temple while avoiding the crowds and enjoying the unique charm of Kyoto, including its quaint areas and historic buildings.

Walk around Ninenzaka and Sannezaka with kimono rental

The Ninenzaka and Sannenzaka areas, which are a little far from Kiyomizu-dera Temple, are quaint places where the old townscape remains. The stone-paved slopes are dotted with traditional townhouses and tea rooms, giving you a distinctly Kyoto feel. Walking around in a kimono will make you feel as if you have traveled back in time. There are also many stylish cafes and small souvenir shops in this area, so you can fully enjoy the local atmosphere.

Walk around Sannenzaka and Yasakazaka with kimono rental

We also recommend the Sannenzaka and Yasakazaka areas, which are within walking distance from Kiyomizu Temple. You can enjoy different scenery depending on the season on the slope with stone steps. The cherry blossoms are in full bloom in the spring, and the autumn leaves are beautiful. Especially when you visit in the evening, the illuminated streets create a magical and romantic atmosphere. Touring this area in a kimono will allow you to fully experience the atmosphere of Kyoto.

Walk around Yasaka Shrine with kimono rental

Yasaka Shrine, a famous tourist spot along with Kiyomizu Temple, is also worth visiting in kimono. It is especially known as the center of the Gion Festival, and the gates and shrine buildings decorated with festival decorations are breathtakingly beautiful. There are also many stylish cafes and restaurants around Yasaka Shrine, where you can enjoy a great value lunch or snack.

Walk around Kenninji Temple with kimono rental

Kennin-ji, one of Kyoto’s most iconic temples alongside Kiyomizu-dera, is also worth visiting in kimono. The vast grounds have a tranquil atmosphere, and you can take a leisurely stroll surrounded by greenery. It is known for its spectacular autumn leaves, especially during the autumn foliage season.


Author of this article


Waplus Yasaka Shrine store staff

Ayana Ogawa

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