Recommended kimono rental shops around Shijo, Kyoto

The Kyoto Shijo area is the perfect place to enjoy kimono rentals due to its beautiful cityscape and convenient location. There are several kimono rental shops in this area that boast high-quality service and a wide selection of products, and we especially recommend Waplus Kyoto Yasaka Shrine branch as one you should visit.
In this article, we will introduce recommended kimono rental shops around Shijo, Kyoto, and explain the characteristics of each shop and the services they provide. Please take advantage of the information that will help you make the most of the charm of walking around Kyoto while wearing a kimono.

Recommended kimono rental shop

Waplus Kyoto Yasaka Shrine store

– Features: Waplus Kyoto Yasaka Shrine store is known for its wide selection of products and careful coordination proposals tailored to each customer. We have a particularly good reputation for our selection of antique kimonos, and you can enjoy their unique textures. They also provide total support, from getting dressed to setting your hair, so it’s also recommended for those renting a kimono for the first time.

Other kimono rental shops

Kyoto Kimono Rental Bibi

– Features: We offer a wide selection of kimonos, from the latest trends to traditional styles. This shop is especially popular among young women, and is perfect for those who want to take photos that look great on social media in photogenic kimono.

Kimono rental Hana Kotoba

– Features: Many of the kimonos are in muted colors, offering an elegant and sophisticated style for adult women. Kimono dressing is done in a private space, and the service is tailored to each individual and is attractive.

Kimono rental Kyoto Komachi

– Features: We offer rental plans for a variety of occasions, from casual yukatas to orthodox kimonos. Reasonable pricing is also an attractive feature, making it especially recommended for customers who value cost performance.

Kimono rental Rental Kyo

– Features: We provide kimonos that are comfortable to wear so you can stay comfortable all day long. We also specialize in coordinating rentals for parents and children, couples, and friends, and can also accommodate group rentals.


There are many kimono rental shops around Shijo, Kyoto that can meet your various needs. All of the shops introduced in this article offer high-quality kimono and excellent service, each with their own unique characteristics and extensive collections. In order to find a kimono that suits your style and preferences, research in advance and communication with the staff are essential.
When choosing an antique kimono, pay attention to its history and story. Each kimono reflects the times and trends of the people who wore it in the past, and has value beyond mere clothing. Also, when renting a kimono, it is important to check the condition and cleanliness of the kimono. You will be able to enjoy the soft feel and texture that is unique to antique kimonos that have been cherished for many years.
As you stroll around Kyoto, the historical background and beauty of kimonos blend perfectly with the scenery of the ancient capital. When visiting Kyoto’s famous sites such as Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Yasaka Shrine, an antique kimono will definitely enhance the atmosphere. Antique kimonos can also transform your time spent eating, drinking tea, or looking for souvenirs in the streets of Kyoto into a special experience.
If you are considering renting a kimono, please consider choosing an antique kimono. It will make your time in the ancient capital of Kyoto even richer and more meaningful. Then, enjoy the fun of finding your favorite among the antique kimonos offered by each shop.


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!