For those renting a kimono for the first time in Gion, Kyoto

A kimono rental instructor in Kyoto will give you advice for your first kimono walk in the Gion area. Enjoy your first kimono experience in Gion, a city filled with tradition and beauty.

Steps for kimono rental: Flow from reservation

When you start renting a kimono in Gion, Kyoto, first start by making a reservation. Early reservations are recommended for popular seasons and events. After making a reservation, we will explain the steps in an easy-to-understand manner, including procedures at reception.

Types of kimono and how to choose: Choose one that suits your style

There are various designs and types of kimonos offered in Gion, Kyoto. You can choose from a wide range of designs, from traditional to modern, depending on your taste and style. Feel free to enjoy it even if it’s your first time.

Kimono dressing and hair styling: Beautiful finish with the help of an instructor

A kimono dresser who will act as an instructor will carefully assist you so that even first-timers can enjoy kimono with peace of mind. You can also leave your hair set to us. Please enjoy the sense of unity with the beautiful scenery of Gion as it is beautifully finished by the hands of our instructors.

Suggested walking route: Visit famous and hidden spots in Kyoto and Gion

We will suggest recommended walking routes for first-time visitors. From famous sightseeing spots to local hidden gems, we introduce plans that allow you to enjoy all of Gion’s charms. By walking around in a kimono, you can feel the atmosphere of Kyoto even more.

Memories of making your kimono debut in Kyoto: Cherishing the photos and experiences

Your kimono debut in Gion, Kyoto will be a special memory. Enjoy Kyoto at your leisure, taking photos and taking a break at local shops and cafes. Cherish your first kimono rental experience in Gion and create wonderful memories.



Renting a kimono for the first time in Gion, Kyoto is a wonderful moment of adventure where you can enjoy the charm of Kyoto from a new perspective. Relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Gion.


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!


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