Kyoto Classic Maiko or Men's Kimono Dress-up and Photoshoot in Gion tours, activities, fun things to do in Kyoto(Japan)|VELTRA
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Kyoto Classic Maiko or Men's Kimono Dress-up and Photoshoot in Gion
 
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Don traditional Japanese garments as ladies can dress as a lovely maiko while men can strike a pose in a dashing kimono. Children can also take part for memorable family photos during your time in Kyoto.

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Heart of the Hanamachi Plan
Total:
Price per Adult/Child :
Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 119.65
USD 119.65
Total:
Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 119.65
USD 119.65
Price per Adult/Child :

Four photos will be taken by a professional photographer in an authentic Kyoto machiya townhouse. The key to an authentic Maiko transformation is in the make-up, wig, and genuine long obi-sash. This package is for those who aren't up to walking the streets of Kyoto in full maiko dress.

Duration: approximately 3 hours

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Available Daily
English
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / 1 kimono / 4 printed photos (photo size 89 mm x 127 mm) / Half-wig for maiko / Maiko make-up / Kimono dress-up

Schedule

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Start time :
08:45

Check-in at Kokoro Hanashizuku Gion Branch

09:00
Preparation
2
Hair and Makeup
3
Dressing
宮川の心
Photo Session
0043
Make-up Removal
Take Home Photos
祇園の心

Activity Ends at Kokoro Hanashizuku Gion Branch

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • A parent or guardian should accompany their child even if they are not taking part in the activity. You do not have to take part in the activity if you are accompanying your child.
  • All outfits are standard Japanese medium to large sizes, however for people who require larger sizes, a loose fitting dressing-style will be applied for fitting purposes.
  • People 15 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Additional notes

  • Please do not take photos within the studio with your own camera. However, you are more than welcome to take photos within the open space within the store. If you are traveling alone, the staff will be more than happy to help you with picture taking as well.
  • You may take home the individual photos on the day of your activity.
  • Please be advised that the staff is able to speak a limited amount of English.
  • There are no guides on this activity.
  • For those using hard contacts lenses, please bring your lens case. You will be required to remove your lenses while your makeup is being applied.
  • Only maiko make-up is available, so please feel free to bring your own make-up to apply once your maiko make-up has been removed.
  • Photos in the form of data will be available for purchase on site. Images will be given in a CD-R or can be sent through LINE. You can also bring your own USB flash drive and have files transferred. (USB drives are not for sale.)
  • Additional fare will be needed to take photos outside the designated area in the shop. (e.g. storefront or hallway)
    If you wish to take photos there, please ask the staff for the options and pay on site.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Bra-top shirts or bras that cross over in the back are not suited for this experience.
Currently selected
Heart of Gion Plan (4 Photos & Outdoor Photo Shoot)
Total:
Price per Adult/Child :
Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 182.07
USD 182.07
Total:
Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 182.07
USD 182.07
Price per Adult/Child :

Take photos outdoors on a sunny day after being transformed into a beautiful maiko. A staff member will accompany you to take photos with your own camera or phone. Enjoy the seasonal sites of Kyoto as a photographer will assist your photo taking.
Please note that on rainy days, this plan will be held indoors.

Duration: approximately 3.5 hours

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Available Daily
English
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / 1 kimono / 4 printed photos (photo size 89 mm x 127 mm) / Half-wig for maiko / Maiko make-up / Kimono dress-up / Outdoor photoshoot / Kimono stroll

Schedule

View All
Start time :
08:45

Check-in at Kokoro Hanashizuku Gion Branch

09:00
Preparation
2
Hair and Makeup
3
Dressing
宮川の心
Photo Session
0043
Make-up Removal
Take Home Photos
祇園の心

Activity Ends at Kokoro Hanashizuku Gion Branch

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • A parent or guardian should accompany their child even if they are not taking part in the activity. You do not have to take part in the activity if you are accompanying your child.
  • All outfits are standard Japanese medium to large sizes, however for people who require larger sizes, a loose fitting dressing-style will be applied for fitting purposes.
  • People 15 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Additional notes

  • Please do not take photos within the studio with your own camera. However, you are more than welcome to take photos within the open space within the store. If you are traveling alone, the staff will be more than happy to help you with picture taking as well.
  • You may take home the individual photos on the day of your activity.
  • Please be advised that the staff is able to speak a limited amount of English.
  • For those using hard contacts lenses, please bring your lens case. You will be required to remove your lenses while your makeup is being applied.
  • Only maiko make-up is available, so please feel free to bring your own make-up to apply once your maiko make-up has been removed.
  • In the case of rain, the photoshoot will be held indoors instead.
  • Photos in the form of data will be available for purchase on site. Images will be given in a CD-R or can be sent through LINE. You can also bring your own USB flash drive and have files transferred. (USB drives are not for sale.)
  • Additional fare will be needed to take photos outside the designated area in the shop. (e.g. storefront or hallway)
    If you wish to take photos there, please ask the staff for the options and pay on site.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Bra-top shirts or bras that cross over in the back are not suited for this experience.
Currently selected
Heart of Gion Plan (8 Photos & Outdoor Photo Shoot)
Total:
Price per Adult/Child :
Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 234.10
USD 234.10
Total:
Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 234.10
USD 234.10
Price per Adult/Child :

Take photos outdoors on a sunny day after being transformed into a beautiful maiko. A staff member will accompany you to take photos with your own camera or phone. Enjoy the seasonal sites of Kyoto as a photographer will assist your photo taking.
Please note that on rainy days, this plan will be held indoors.

Duration: approximately 4 hours

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Available Daily
English
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / 1 kimono / 8 printed photos (photo size 178 mm x 127 mm) / Half-wig for maiko / Maiko make-up / Kimono dress-up / Outdoor photoshoot / Kimono stroll

Schedule

View All
Start time :
08:45

Check-in at Kokoro Hanashizuku Gion Branch

09:00
Preparation
2
Hair and Makeup
3
Dressing
宮川の心
Photo Session
0043
Make-up Removal
Take Home Photos
祇園の心

Activity Ends at Kokoro Hanashizuku Gion Branch

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • A parent or guardian should accompany their child even if they are not taking part in the activity. You do not have to take part in the activity if you are accompanying your child.
  • All outfits are standard Japanese medium to large sizes, however for people who require larger sizes, a loose fitting dressing-style will be applied for fitting purposes.
  • People 15 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Additional notes

  • Please do not take photos within the studio with your own camera. However, you are more than welcome to take photos within the open space within the store. If you are traveling alone, the staff will be more than happy to help you with picture taking as well.
  • You may take home the individual photos on the day of your activity.
  • Please be advised that the staff is able to speak a limited amount of English.
  • For those using hard contacts lenses, please bring your lens case. You will be required to remove your lenses while your makeup is being applied.
  • Only maiko make-up is available, so please feel free to bring your own make-up to apply once your maiko make-up has been removed.
  • In the case of rain, the photoshoot will be held indoors instead.
  • Photos in the form of data will be available for purchase on site. Images will be given in a CD-R or can be sent through LINE. You can also bring your own USB flash drive and have files transferred. (USB drives are not for sale.)
  • Additional fare will be needed to take photos outside the designated area in the shop. (e.g. storefront or hallway)
    If you wish to take photos there, please ask the staff for the options and pay on site.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Bra-top shirts or bras that cross over in the back are not suited for this experience.
Currently selected
Hikaru Genji Plan (For Men)
Total:
Price per Adult/Child :
Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 52.02
USD 52.02
Total:
Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 52.02
USD 52.02
Price per Adult/Child :

Take this opportunity for men to dress up in a casual kimono and take a walk. If you're accompanying a lady doing the Maiko experience, join in for some great photos.

Please note that this plan does not include professional photos in the studio.
This plan also does not include makeup or hair styling as well.

Duration: approximately 3 hours

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Available Daily
English
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / Kimono dress-up / Men's loose kimono

Schedule

View All
Start time :
08:45

Check-in at Kokoro Hanashizuku Gion Branch

09:00
Preparation
2
Hair and Makeup
3
Dressing
宮川の心
Photo Session
0043
Make-up Removal
Take Home Photos
祇園の心

Activity Ends at Kokoro Hanashizuku Gion Branch

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • A parent or guardian should accompany their child even if they are not taking part in the activity. You do not have to take part in the activity if you are accompanying your child.
  • All outfits are standard Japanese medium to large sizes, however for people who require larger sizes, a loose fitting dressing-style will be applied for fitting purposes.
  • People 15 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Additional notes

  • Please do not take photos within the studio with your own camera. However, you are more than welcome to take photos within the open space within the store. If you are traveling alone, the staff will be more than happy to help you with picture taking as well.
  • You may take home the individual photos on the day of your activity.
  • Please be advised that the staff is able to speak a limited amount of English.
Currently selected
Ryoma Plan (For Men)
Total:
Price per Adult/Child :
Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 104.04
USD 104.04
Total:
Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 104.04
USD 104.04
Price per Adult/Child :

Get into the full men's kimono and take beautiful photos in the machiya townhouse. This plan is specifically to accompany a lady taking part in a photo shoot.

Please note that this plan does not include professional photos in the studio.
This plan also does not include makeup or hair styling as well.

Duration: approximately 3 hours

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Available Daily
English
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / 2 printed photos (photo size 178 mm x 127 mm) / Kimono dress-up / Men's loose kimono or hakama

Schedule

View All
Start time :
08:45

Check-in at Kokoro Hanashizuku Gion Branch

09:00
Preparation
2
Hair and Makeup
3
Dressing
宮川の心
Photo Session
0043
Make-up Removal
Take Home Photos
祇園の心

Activity Ends at Kokoro Hanashizuku Gion Branch

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • A parent or guardian should accompany their child even if they are not taking part in the activity. You do not have to take part in the activity if you are accompanying your child.
  • All outfits are standard Japanese medium to large sizes, however for people who require larger sizes, a loose fitting dressing-style will be applied for fitting purposes.
  • People 15 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Additional notes

  • Please do not take photos within the studio with your own camera. However, you are more than welcome to take photos within the open space within the store. If you are traveling alone, the staff will be more than happy to help you with picture taking as well.
  • You may take home the individual photos on the day of your activity.
  • Please be advised that the staff is able to speak a limited amount of English.
Currently selected
Children's Plan
Total:
Price per Child :
Child (Age 4-15)
USD 135.26
USD 135.26
Total:
Child (Age 4-15)
USD 135.26
USD 135.26
Price per Child :

Let young girls take part in a fun maiko dress-up experience. Children will be able to have maiko makeup done by professionals and wear a wig to get the perfect maiko-look.

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Available Daily
English
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / 1 kimono / 4 printed photos (photo size 89 mm x 127 mm) / Half-wig for maiko / Maiko make-up / Kimono dress-up / Digital photo data of printed images in CD-R

Schedule

View All
Start time :
08:45

Check-in at Kokoro Hanashizuku Gion Branch

09:00
Preparation
2
Hair and Makeup
3
Dressing
宮川の心
Photo Session
0043
Make-up Removal
Take Home Photos
祇園の心

Activity Ends at Kokoro Hanashizuku Gion Branch