Recommended spots for school trips! A hidden gem in Kyoto where kimonos fit well/Nanzenji Suirokaku

If you want to make your school trip in Kyoto even more special, there are some hidden spots you can visit wearing a kimono. Here, we will introduce you to a special experience at Nanzenji Suirokaku, one of Kyoto’s representative sightseeing spots where you can wear kimono, a staple of school excursions, and a place with a calm water surface and a place steeped in history and culture.

Fantastic atmosphere of Nanzenji Suirokaku

Nanzenji Suirokaku is a little-known tourist spot with a fantastic atmosphere typical of Kyoto. The beautiful scenery of each season, such as the borrowed scenery reflected on the water surface and weeping cherry blossoms, combined with the sight of people wearing kimono, captivates visitors.

Enjoy a walk around Suirokaku in a kimono

The quiet waterside area around Suirokaku is a place where Kyoto’s kimonos stand out even more. While strolling along the waterfront, you can enjoy beautiful seasonal scenery and historic buildings. The scenery expands as you walk, and the sleeves swaying in the breeze provide a comfortable moment.

History and culture of Nanzenji

Nanzenji Suirokaku is located on the grounds of Nanzenji, and Nanzenji itself is a treasure trove of history and culture. The gardens and buildings surrounding Suirokaku are a place where the essence of the ancient capital of Kyoto is condensed. If you walk around wearing a kimono, you will feel a resonance with history.

Enjoy Nanzenji Suirokaku with kimono rental

In order to fully enjoy your kimono stroll at Nanzenji Suirokaku, there are some points to keep in mind when renting a kimono. We will introduce tips to enjoy kimono to the fullest, such as how to coordinate it according to the season and the characteristics of the Suirokaku area, and how to choose footwear that is comfortable to walk in.

After-sightseeing fun: Cafes and souvenir spots around Nanzenji Temple

The area around Nanzenji Suirokaku is dotted with cafes and souvenir spots that are great to visit after sightseeing. We will guide you to the perfect spots to end your sightseeing trip, such as places to enjoy delicious tea and sweets, and places to buy local products.



On a school trip to Nanzenji Suirokaku, you will be able to spend a special time wearing a kimono while feeling the beautiful scenery and history of Kyoto. Enjoy an unforgettable trip at Nanzenji Suirokaku, where you can enjoy the changing seasons.


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!