A convenient sightseeing course in Kyoto with kimono rental in Gion

A kimono rental instructor will introduce recommended courses for enjoying sightseeing spots far away while wearing a rented kimono in the Gion area. We will bring you tips on how to fully enjoy the charm of Kyoto while wearing a kimono.

Kimono rental starts: Feel the charm of Gion in a kimono

Kimono rental in Gion has started. Head to the Gion area, where you can enjoy the traditional and modern atmosphere at the same time while being enveloped in the charm of the ancient capital of Kyoto, while wearing a kimono as you head to a faraway place.

Access to Kinkaku-ji Temple: Tour the quaint temples and shrines in kimono

From Gion to Kinkaku-ji by car or bus. Tour Kinkakuji’s beautiful gardens and buildings in a kimono and enjoy traditional Kyoto sightseeing. The kimono and the scenery of temples and shrines create a wonderful collaboration.

Arashiyama Bamboo Forest: A scenic stroll while wearing a kimono

Head to Arashiyama and stroll through the bamboo forest in a kimono. The combination of scenic scenery and kimono creates a beautiful sight, and it makes its presence felt even to tourists from far away.

Around Kiyomizu-dera Temple: Stroll through history while wearing a kimono

While walking around Kiyomizu-dera Temple, you will visit tourist spots where you can feel the history. Enjoy the moment when your kimono stands out on the stairs of Kiyomizu-dera Temple and the souvenir shop. In addition to walking, don’t forget to take a break at one of the surrounding teahouses or cafes.

Transfer to Fushimi Inari Taisha: Pass through the torii tunnel in kimono

Finally, go to Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine by car or train. Pass through the Senbon Torii tunnel in a kimono and enjoy the mystical atmosphere. You can enjoy the unique scenery of Kyoto to the fullest while wearing a kimono.



For tourists visiting from afar, renting a kimono in Gion can be a wonderful experience as part of an excursion. Combining the atmosphere of Gion with distant sightseeing spots, please enjoy the beautiful scenery of Kyoto to the fullest while wearing a kimono.


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!