Introducing convenient transportation methods when renting a kimono in Gion!

A kimono rental guide in Kyoto will introduce you to transportation methods and tips for comfortably enjoying a kimono date in the Gion area. Please use this as a reference to make your stroll in a beautiful kimono even more enjoyable.

Stroll around on foot: Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Gion while wearing a kimono

We recommend walking in the Gion area. By walking in a kimono, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Gion at your own pace. Take a short detour through the traditional streets and red light district, and enjoy a wonderful date moment.

Unique to the ancient capital: Tour the sights on a convenient rickshaw

A convenient way to go on a kimono date in Gion is by rickshaw. There are many rickshaws dotted around Kyoto, and you can easily call them to help you get around the sightseeing spots. Rickshaws allow you to travel across a wide area efficiently.

Using the bus: Visit sightseeing spots that are easily accessible even in kimono

Buses are also convenient for accessing major sightseeing spots around Gion. It’s easy to get on and off the bus even if you’re wearing a kimono, so you don’t have to worry about carrying your luggage while traveling. Buses are a convenient option, especially when traveling to far-flung tourist destinations.

Kyoto Municipal Subway: Travel smoothly using the convenient subway

In the Gion area, the Kyoto Municipal Subway is also a convenient means of transportation. By using the subway, you can easily access other areas of Kyoto from the Gion area. You can enjoy a variety of sightseeing spots while making effective use of your time.

Using a taxi: You can travel comfortably even in kimono.

If you are looking for a comfortable way to travel, taxis are one option. Especially if you are using it with multiple people, you can get it at a reasonable price by splitting the bill. Let’s efficiently tour the Gion area in a comfortable car even if you’re wearing a kimono.



There are various ways to get around to enjoy your kimono date in Gion more comfortably. You can enjoy a leisurely walk, or you can make your day even more fulfilling by using a combination of cycling, buses, subways, and taxis.


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!
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