Hello everyone! As a blogger living in Kyoto, I am here to share with you the charms of Kyoto. Today, I would like to introduce five recommended kimono rental stores where you can experience the traditional beauty of Japan.
Okamoto is a kimono rental store that values traditional Japanese beauty. Here, you can enjoy your own original coordination with a wide selection of numerous kimonos, obis, and accessories. Professional stylists will carefully instruct you on how to choose and wear a kimono, so even first-time customers can feel at ease.
Kyoto Kimono Rental Yume-Kan
As the name suggests, Kyoto Kimono Rental Yumekan offers a dreamlike experience. You can choose from a wide variety of styles, including gorgeous embroidered furisode (furisode) and simple, sophisticated visiting kimono. Hair sets and accessories are also included, so you can get a complete set here.
Rental Kimono Yamato
Rental Kimono Yamato offers high quality kimonos at affordable prices. You can choose your favorite kimono from their extensive collection. In addition, the store is near a train station for easy access, and the staff at the store is very friendly and helpful in teaching you how to dress yourself.
As the name suggests, Ichigeki Ichiai offers a special, one-time-only experience. Here you will find a wide range of choices, from antique kimonos to contemporary designs. There is also a hair-set service to match your kimono.
Kimono Rental Mimosa
Kyoto Kimono Rental Mimosa offers a kimono experience with beautiful scenery near Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Kyoto Kimono Rental Mimosa is still a new store and offers a wide range of kimonos from trendy kimonos to letno kimonos.
Our professional kimono staff will dress you beautifully. Afterwards, you can have your photo taken with the scenery of Kiyomizu Temple in the background. The day will be as special as a scene from a movie.
These are my five recommendations for kimono rental stores to make your kimono experience in Kyoto even more special. I hope you enjoy this wonderful experience of traditional Japanese culture.
Kimono rental in Kyoto offers a new sightseeing experience in traditional attire
Kyoto has attracted many tourists with its old-fashioned atmosphere and beautiful scenery. That is why there is a way to make your sightseeing in Kyoto even more special. That is “Kimono rental.
First of all, there are many different types of kimono rental stores in Kyoto. From traditional to modern designs, you can choose the one that best suits your taste and mood of the day. This alone will give you the pleasure of experiencing traditional Japanese culture.
Once you have chosen a kimono, the next step is to dress yourself. Even if it is your first time, our professional staff will carefully teach you how to do it. How to tie an obi, how to fold a kimono, how to use accessories… Learning how to tie an obi, how to fold a kimono, how to use accessories, etc., is fun in itself and gives you another opportunity to experience traditional Japanese culture.
After changing into kimono, it is time to go to the streets of Kyoto. Walking through shrines, temples, and old streets, you will feel as if you have stepped back in time. The scenery you are used to seeing in everyday life will look completely new when you are wearing a kimono. And when you are wearing a kimono, you are often approached in a friendly manner by both locals and tourists. That makes the experience even more enjoyable.
Also, wearing a kimono naturally changes the way you behave. The way you walk, the way you sit, the tone of your voice when you speak…. It is as if you yourself have become a part of traditional Japanese culture. It is amazing how much the act of wearing a kimono enriches the entire experience.
Last but not least, we must not forget the photo shoot. A picture of you in kimono will be a wonderful memory of your trip. And when you upload them to social networking sites, you will receive many “Likes! and “Lovely! and comments on social networking sites.
This is an introduction to the joys of renting a kimono and sightseeing in Kyoto. Please take this opportunity to rent a kimono and experience Kyoto in a new way. It will surely make your trip even more special.