Spots you want to go to in Kyoto for the New Year by renting a kimono / New Year’s visit at one of Kyoto’s best world heritage sites! “Kiyomizudera”

If you want to enjoy the beauty of Kyoto by renting a kimono, Kiyomizu-dera is the perfect spot for the New Year. We would like to introduce you to a special day where you can enjoy the traditions of Kyoto and the beauty of kimonos. Let’s spend a special time celebrating the New Year by combining the world heritage site of Kiyomizu-dera Temple and the style of kimono.

Access and rental procedures to Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Kyoto

Kiyomizu-dera Temple is also easily accessible from Yasaka Shrine, where Waplus Kyoto is located. By making a reservation in advance, you can avoid the crowds, quickly put on your kimono, and enjoy Kiyomizu-dera to your heart’s content.

History and beauty of Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Kyoto

Kiyomizu-dera is a world heritage site that represents Kyoto, and is a historic temple that exudes the Japanese atmosphere. The grounds are filled with beautiful gardens and traditional buildings, and visitors dressed in kimono become one with the beautiful scenery.

A sacred New Year’s visit to Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto in kimono

During the New Year, Kiyomizu-dera Temple takes on a special atmosphere. Young women wearing kimono come to visit the shrine for the first time of the year, and enjoy the sacred atmosphere and traditional beauty. The view from the Shimizu stage is even more impressive.

Beautiful scenery and traditional attractions around Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto

The area around Kiyomizu-dera Temple is dotted with beautiful scenery and traditional landmarks. After strolling around the grounds in a kimono, you can visit nearby Yasaka Shrine and Hanamikoji Shopping Street to fully enjoy the atmosphere of Kyoto.

Manners for worshiping in kimono and making memories

When visiting Kiyomizu-dera Temple in a kimono, there are proper etiquette and things to keep in mind. Make special memories while enjoying the beauty of the kimono and the sacred atmosphere of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, while paying attention to proper posture and handling of the offering money.



If you rent a kimono and visit Kiyomizu-dera, it will become a special space where tradition and beauty are fused. Welcome the New Year in a kimono that embodies the atmosphere of Kyoto, and enjoy a special day with the beautiful scenery of Kiyomizu-dera Temple.


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!