Kyoto sightseeing spots where it is more convenient to rent a kimono in Gion

Sightseeing spots in the Gion area carefully selected by a kimono rental instructor in Kyoto. In an area filled with tradition and beauty, we will introduce spots where you can fully enjoy wearing a kimono.

Hanamikoji: A historic shopping street where tradition and fashion intertwine

Hanamikoji is a tourist spot in the Gion area that is perfect for a kimono date. It is a historic shopping street where traditional features and stylish shops coexist. By walking around in a kimono, you can enjoy a Japanese and modern atmosphere at the same time.

Yasaka Shrine: One of Kyoto’s major tourist attractions

Located in the center of Gion area. Yasaka Shrine, located right next to Waplus Kyoto, is one of Kyoto’s most famous tourist attractions. If you come wearing a kimono, you will be in great harmony with the atmosphere of the shrine. Please enjoy your kimono date to the fullest in a sacred place.

Gion Kadoya: Traditional teahouse where you can enjoy matcha and Japanese sweets

If you want to enjoy matcha and Japanese sweets in the Gion area, we recommend Gion Kadoya. You can have a typical Kyoto experience at this traditional teahouse. By visiting in kimono, you can further immerse yourself in the Japanese atmosphere.

Miyagawacho: A beautiful riverside walking area along the road.

Miyagawacho is a beautiful riverside walking area in the Gion area. You can feel the atmosphere of Kyoto by walking while looking at the river. In particular, strolling around in a kimono, coupled with the scenic beauty typical of Gion, promises to be a great experience.

Gion Festival Hall: A facility where you can learn about the history and traditions of the Gion Festival

Gion Festival is one of Kyoto’s representative festivals. At the Gion Festival Hall, you can enjoy the Gion Festival while learning about its history and traditions. If you come wearing a kimono, you will be able to feel the atmosphere of the festival even more closely.



Enjoy Kyoto’s beautiful scenery and traditions while visiting sightseeing spots perfect for a kimono date in Gion. Kimono rental will make your sightseeing in the Gion area even more special.


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!