Popular recommended yukata rental shops for dates in Kyoto by area

On a date in Kyoto, you can spend a special time while feeling the atmosphere of the ancient capital. The yukata rental service makes this beautiful city even more colorful. This time, we will introduce popular yukata rental shops recommended for dates, carefully selected from each area of Kyoto. In particular, we have selected rental shops with good reputations in each area, including “Waplus Kyoto Yasaka Shrine Store”. In addition to the characteristics of each store, we will introduce some points to make your yukata date even more enjoyable in Kyoto.

Recommended popular stores by area

Around Yasaka Shrine – “Waplus Kyoto Yasaka Shrine Store”

– Features: This store is located right next to Yasaka Shrine and has easy access. There are a wide variety of yukatas for couples, and they can suggest the perfect coordination for your date.


– Recommended points: Kimono dressing service provided by professional staff and easy access to sightseeing spots are attractive. It is also the perfect location for a commemorative photo shoot as a couple.

Arashiyama Area – “Arashiyama Yukata Museum”

– Features: A store with an excellent location where you can take a walk in a yukata against the backdrop of Arashiyama’s rich nature. We have a wide selection of elegant yukatas that blend in with nature.


– Recommended point: After walking around Arashiyama, taking photos at Togetsukyo Bridge is a must-see. In addition, a walk while enjoying the view from Togetsukyo Bridge provides a scene where the yukata looks even better.

Gion Area – “Gion Kimono Museum”

– Features: Located in the center of Gion, it is also recommended for a date night. We carry a wide range of products, from modern and stylish yukatas to traditional patterned kimonos.


– Recommended points: Just walking through the streets of Gion, you can enjoy the atmosphere like a scene from a historical drama. Why not include dinner at a restaurant near the store in your plans?

Points when renting

– Importance of reservations: Crowds are expected, especially during the tourist season. Avoid waiting times by making reservations in advance.


– Minimize your belongings: The less you carry, the more comfortable you will be walking around in a kimono or yukata. Let’s go out with the minimum necessary belongings.


– Check photo spots in advance: Kyoto has many beautiful photo spots. Doing your research in advance will make your date planning even smoother. It’s also a good idea to ask shop staff for recommendations.


– Prepare according to the weather: Summer in Kyoto is hot, and there are temperature differences in spring and autumn. Prepare items appropriate for the season, such as sunscreen, fans, and coats.


A date in Kyoto is a great opportunity to spend a special time admiring the beauty of the ancient capital. In particular, renting a kimono or yukata while walking around will deepen the experience. Make your stroll through Kyoto as a couple even more special by choosing popular restaurants recommended in each area, including Waplus Kyoto Yasaka Shrine Branch. Providing quality service at reasonable prices, these stores are perfect for couples to create unforgettable memories. Don’t forget to make a reservation and enjoy your romantic day in Kyoto to the fullest.


Author of this article


Waplus Yasaka Shrine store staff

Ayana Ogawa

We would like to help many customers smile through kimono rental.
I love spending time listening to customer requests and proposing kimono coordination and deciding on hair styles!
I am particularly good at hair styling, so please leave it to me to create the currently popular feminine hair.
I'll make it look cute!
My hobbies are music, movies, and shopping!
Please come and visit Waplus Kyoto!
We will suggest cute coordination!