Kyoto kimono rental market price and price comparison of shops around Gion

When visiting Kyoto, walking around Kyoto’s historic streets in a kimono is an experience that many tourists aspire to. Especially around Gion, there are a lot of kimono rental shops, and you have a lot of choices. However, since prices and services vary by shop, many people may be confused as to which one to choose. In this article, we will introduce the prices of kimono rental shops around Gion and compare recommended shops. Please use this as a reference when choosing the perfect kimono rental shop for you.

Kimono rental price market around Gion

At kimono rental shops in the Gion area, prices generally range from 3,000 yen to 10,000 yen for a one-day rental. A basic rental set includes a complete kimono (kimono, obi, geta) and a simple hair style. Higher-priced plans offer higher-quality kimono options, professional hair and makeup services, and upgraded accessories.

Recommended shops for price comparison

# 1. Waplus Kyoto Yasaka Shrine store

– Price: Basic plan starts from 5,000 yen
– Features: Located right next to Yasaka Shrine, it has easy access. Our high-quality kimonos and courteous service from our kind staff are well-received.

# 2. Gion Kimono Museum

– Price: Basic plan starts from 4,000 yen
– Features: Located in the center of Gion, you can choose from a wide variety of kimonos. Plans that include professional hair styling are also available at reasonable prices.


# 3. Kyoto Kimono Rental -YUI-

– Price: Basic plan starts from 3,500 yen
– Features: Excellent cost performance, also recommended for those renting a kimono for the first time. Our friendly staff will assist you with everything from dressing to choosing your kimono.


Points when using

– Benefits of early booking: Popular shops, weekends, and holidays can be particularly crowded. By making a reservation in advance, you can enjoy a smooth rental experience.

– Minimize your belongings: Large luggage is inconvenient to carry when wearing a kimono. We recommend that you visit with the minimum necessary items.

– Check the plan details: Check not only the rental fee but also the included services and choose the plan that suits your needs.


A lace kimono that combines beauty and modern design will create unforgettable memories, especially when combined with the atmosphere of the ancient capital of Kyoto. Find the style that suits you from the rental plans offered at each shop and decorate the streets of Kyoto with elegance.

By using kimono rental, your stroll around Kyoto will become even more attractive. When choosing a lace kimono, it is important to choose simple and elegant accessories and small items and consider the overall balance.

Also, by arranging your hairstyle to match your kimono, you can bring out your beauty even more. Renting a kimono in Kyoto is more than just sightseeing, it provides a special experience. We hope this article helps you plan your visit to Kyoto and gives you the opportunity to enjoy a stroll in a beautiful kimono.


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!