If you want to rent a Kyoto kimono in Arashiyama, tips for making reservations with student discounts and early bird discounts

Arashiyama has many attractive spots to visit in a kimono, including its beautiful bamboo forest and Togetsukyo Bridge. Below, we will introduce some tips for enjoying kimono rental in Arashiyama more economically.

Take advantage of early bird discounts

Many kimono rental shops offer early booking discounts. By making reservations several weeks or even months in advance of your scheduled visit, you can rent at a lower price than the regular price. If you are planning to visit Arashiyama, it is a good idea to book early.

Use student discount

If you are a student, you can enjoy kimono rental at a low price by taking advantage of student discounts. This discount, which can be applied by showing your student ID, is also recommended for groups of friends or couples. Please check with the shop in advance to see if student discounts are available.

Check group discounts

Group discounts may apply for rentals with multiple people. If you’re visiting Arashiyama with friends or family, check in advance to see if group discounts are available and save money on rentals.

Choose a package plan

By choosing a package plan that includes hair styling and photography services in addition to kimono rental, you can enjoy a variety of services at no additional charge. Especially in tourist destinations like Arashiyama, it is convenient to have a photography service included.


Kimono rental in Arashiyama is a wonderful experience that will make your visit to Kyoto special. In order to rent at a good price, it is important to take advantage of early bird discounts, student discounts, group discounts, and choose a package plan wisely.

Compare shop plans and prices in advance and choose the option that suits you best. Create unforgettable memories by wearing a kimono and taking photos with the beautiful scenery of Arashiyama in the background.


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!