Points to know about kimono rental in Kyoto/How to prepare for kimono rental?

In order to fully enjoy the beautiful scenery of Kyoto in a kimono, it is essential to prepare a kimono rental. We will introduce the charm of Kyoto kimono rental and the points necessary for preparation. We will give you some advice on how to have a successful stroll while wearing a kimono.

Basic information you should know before renting a kimono

There are many kimono rental stores in Kyoto. Get the basic information beforehand and find the store that suits you. Waplus Kyoto offers a variety of menus and plans. By checking business hours, access, plan details, etc., you can expect a smoother experience.

Setting a budget when renting

The budget for kimono rental varies greatly depending on the plan and accessories included. Set your budget in advance and make sure you are satisfied with the services and accessories included in your rental plan. Your ideal kimono experience will come true within your budget.

Selection of size and design of kimono to rent

The atmosphere of a kimono changes depending on its size and design. Depending on the store, there are a wide variety of sizes and designs, so the key is to choose one that suits your preferences and body type. Consider patterns and colors that match the season and occasion.

Confirmation of reservation and list of things to bring on the day

Kyoto is a busy tourist destination, so reservations are recommended for kimono rentals. Once you have made your reservation, check the list of things to bring on the day. By preparing the necessary items in advance, the procedures on the day will go smoothly.

Basics of how to wear and walk in a kimono

The key to wearing a kimono correctly is wearing it correctly. Some stores offer kimono dressing services, so be sure to check if you want to use them. Additionally, the way you walk and sit in a kimono is also basic etiquette. Stick to the basics and dress beautifully.



Advance planning and checking basic information are the keys to success when renting a kimono in Kyoto. Careful preparation such as budget setting, size selection, and store reservation confirmation will create a wonderful day. Enjoy Kyoto in a beautiful kimono and have a special and memorable time.


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!