A classic for school trips! Kyoto sightseeing spots where kimonos fit well/Yasaka Shrine

On a school trip in Kyoto, there are sightseeing spots where kimono shines even more amidst tradition. Here, we will introduce in detail the charms of Yasaka Shrine, one of Kyoto’s representative sightseeing spots where kimonos are a staple on school trips, and how to enjoy it by renting a kimono. Why not spend an unforgettable time at a shrine where tradition and beauty intertwine?

The history and style of Yasaka Shrine

Yasaka Shrine, where Waplus Kyoto is located, is one of Kyoto’s most representative shrines and boasts a history of approximately 1,350 years. By visiting in kimono, you can deepen the atmosphere and history of the shrine. Let’s think about history while enjoying the beauty and mysterious atmosphere of the building.

Spectacular view from Yasaka Tower

The Yasaka Pagoda inside the shrine is one of the symbols of Kyoto and a well-known tourist spot. The view from the tower is spectacular, and the scenery of each season spreads out. By visiting the pagoda in kimono, you can take pictures of its historical beauty.

A special moment to visit the shrine in kimono

Visiting Yasaka Shrine in a kimono is a particularly wonderful moment. The sight of people walking along the approach to a shrine gives a sense of tradition but also a fashionable element. The combination of the sacred atmosphere and the beautiful kimono will remain in your heart.

Stylish spots around shrines

Once you’ve put on your kimono, be sure to visit some of the stylish spots around the shrine. It is dotted with traditional teahouses, souvenir shops, and delicious restaurants. You can enjoy walking around town wearing a kimono, and it will be an unforgettable moment.

Kimono rental points and recommended coordination

When renting a kimono around Yasaka Shrine, Waplus Kyoto will provide detailed explanations of the points to choose and recommended coordination. We also suggest ways to enjoy sightseeing in an even more attractive manner, depending on the season and the atmosphere of the shrine.



Yasaka Shrine is one of the places in Kyoto where history and beauty come together. By wearing a kimono and visiting shrines, enjoy an unforgettable trip while feeling the traditional atmosphere unique to Kyoto.


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!
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