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Elegant Oiran Makeover and Photo Shoot Experience in Kyoto

新花魁A

Enter the mystical world of the oiran and transform into a beautiful oiran dressed in a luxurious kimono and elaborate accessories. Get dressed by professional stylists and take stunning photos in luxurious booths for a memorable time in Kyoto.

  • 新花魁A
  • 新花魁カップル
  • 心魁
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Feel like a beautiful Japanese oiran during a special photo session inside a movie-set-like studio in Kyoto. Guests from outside Japan will receive their photos on the same day!
Price
Kokoran Oiran Plan
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Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 140.33
USD 140.33
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Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 140.33
USD 140.33
  • 心魁
3 photos (12 cm x 16.5 cm)
Duration: 2.5 hours

Includes: 1 Uchikake kimono, hair styling, make-up, 1 studio booth
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking staff / 1 Uchikake kimono / Hair and make-up / 1 studio booth / 3 photos (12 cm x 16.5 cm)
Package detail / Schedule
Oiran & Kimono Couple Plan
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Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 244.28
USD 244.28
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Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 244.28
USD 244.28
  • 心魁着流しカップル
A special plan for gentlemen who would like to accompany the lady during the photo shoot.

5 photos (12 cm x 16.5 cm)
Duration: 2.5 hours

Includes: 1 Uchikake kimono, 1 men's kimono, hair styling and make-up (for ladies only), 1 studio booth
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking staff / 1 Uchikake kimono / 1 Men's kimono / 1 studio booth / 5 photos (12 cm x 16.5 cm) / Hair and make-up (women only)
Package detail / Schedule
Neo Oiran Plan with 1 Uchikake Kimono
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Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 192.30
USD 192.30
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Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 192.30
USD 192.30
  • 新花魁A
3 photos (25.4 cm x 20.3 cm)
Duration: 2.5 hours

Includes: 1 Uchikake kimono, hair styling, make-up (optional Geisha/Maiko-style white foundation base), 1 studio booth, decorative inner kimono, Oiran-style wig
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking staff / 1 Uchikake kimono / Hair styling / make-up (optional Geisha/Maiko-style white foundation base) / 1 studio booth / 1 decorative inner kimono / Oiran-style wig / 3 photos (25.4 cm x 20.3 cm)
Package detail / Schedule
Neo Oiran Plan with 2 Uchikake Kimonos
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 259.87
USD 259.87
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Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 259.87
USD 259.87
  • 新花魁B
5 photos (25.4 cm x 20.3 cm)
Duration: 2.5 hours

Includes: 2 Uchikake kimonos, hair styling, make-up (optional Geisha/Maiko-style white foundation base), 1 studio booth, decorative inner kimono, Oiran-style wig
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking staff / 2 Uchikake kimono / Hair styling / make-up (optional Geisha/Maiko-style white foundation base) / 1 studio booth / 1 decorative inner kimono / Oiran-style wig / 5 photos (25.4 cm x 20.3 cm)
Package detail / Schedule
Neo Oiran & Haori-Hakama Couple Plan
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 327.43
USD 327.43
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Adult/Child (Age 15 & over)
USD 327.43
USD 327.43
  • 新花魁カップル
A special plan for gentlemen who would like to accompany the lady during the photo shoot.

5 photos (25.4 cm x 20.3 cm)
Duration: 2.5 hours

Includes: 1 Uchikake kimono, 1 studio booth, make-up for ladies (optional Geisha/Maiko-style white foundation base), 1 studio booth, decorative inner kimono, Oiran-style wig
1 haori and hakama for men
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking staff / 1 Uchikake kimono / 1 studio booth / Make-up for ladies (optional Geisha/Maiko-style white foundation base) / Hair styling / 1 studio booth / 1 decorative inner kimono for ladies / Oiran-style wig /
    1 haori and hakama for men / 5 photos (25.4 cm x 20.3 cm)
Package detail / Schedule
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Starting time: 09:00 - 17:00 (Show details)
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  • 08:50 Check-in at Esperanto
  • Uchikake Kimono Selection
    flow10 An uchikake kimono is a special decorative kimono with many celebratory brocades and embroideries that is worn for weddings. The uchikake is worn like a robe and is meant to trail on the floor. Find an uchikake kimono of your choice from the many selections at the studio.
  • Preparation
    flow10 Put your belongings (except your wallet, phone and other valuables) in the locker. Get helpful assistance by the hospitable staffs as you change into the under kimono first.
  • Hair and Make-up
    flow10 The standard Kokoran Oiran plan is great for those looking for a natural look. Your natural hair will be styled to match your look!
    The Neo Oiran plan allows you to get the authentic geisha-style white foundation (optional) and add the special Tate Hyogo Oiran hair style for a classic Oiran look.
  • Dressing
    flow10 Before wearing your uchikake kimono, you will be dressed in a base kimono. If you would like to show your shoulders, please request at this time.
    The Kokoran Oiran plan will be a komon kimono with simple patterns. The Neo Oiran plan will have a more decorative wedding kimono called the kakeshita.
  • Photo Booths
    Select from three gorgeous photo booths to take photos at the time of booking.
    Please note that the photos of the booths below are samples and can change on site.
  • Gold Booth
    bo_gold_01 Make yourself glitter in glamour with a touch of luxury and lust. Surround yourself with colorful peonies and wisterias, bringing out the charm and beauty as you strike a pose within the elegant golden booth.
  • Red Booth
    bo_red_01 Known to be the thematic color of an Oiran, the red booth has a classic feel of Yoshiwara with ornate Japanese furniture, folding screens and decoration. Feel like an authentic Oiran with firey passion and a hidden charm.
  • Blossom Booth
    Blossom In a beautiful courtyard awaits an Oiran after dark. Create your own dreamy world with captivating poses in the blossom booth where cherry blooms create an alluring ambiance regardless of the season.
  • Studio Photo Shoot
    flow10 Step into the studio where a professional photographer will take your pictures. Even if you are unsure of how to pose, the cameraman will instruct you so that you can strike poses like a model. Plenty of props will also be available for you to use during this time.
  • Selfie Photo Time
    flow10 Make way to the selfie photo taking area and take some memorable photos on your camera or phone! Feel free to ask the staff to take photos of you as well!
    Please understand that selfies cannot be taken in the photo booths.
  • Make-up Removal
    flow10 There will be an area to remove your make-up and touch up your face. Basic make-up, hair dryer, and an iron will be available to use.
  • Photo Selection
    flow10 Pick out the photos of your choice out of the many you took! Those visiting from outside of Japan will be able to receive your photos on the day of your activity.
  • Activity Ends at Esperanto
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • People 15 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Feel free to come in any kind of attire along with make-up.
      Please do not wear bra-top shirts if you are doing the oiran experience.
    • Please bring your usual make-up to touch up before leaving.
      Inner kimono, tabi socks, make-up remover, basic make-up, towel, hair dryer will be available at the studio.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • Printed photos will be put in a special album by Esperanto and given to you. Photos will be edited and mailed to you within a month after your experience. For those visiting from overseas, you will be able to receive your photos on the day of your activity.
    • You will not be needing prior reservations for more photos, CD-R with all your photos, and other options for an additional fare. Feel free to ask the staff on the day of your tour.
    • Up to 3 people will be able to have a photo shoot at once. For groups of 4 or more will need to separate into multiple groups.
    • Please understand that, for women to feel comfortable during their photo shoot, the staff will ask for gentlemen who are not taking part in the photo shoot to wait in the waiting area.
    • 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 who own their own kimono outfit are welcome to bring it as well with prior notice. Please inquire in advance.
    • Please do not take photos with your own camera or smart phone inside the studio. There is a separate photo area for you to take selfies and other photos on your own device.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 2 business days to 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 140.33
From USD 140.33

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(4.87/5.00) 4.87 / 5
(23 reviews)

Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Availability Daily

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The staffs are really nice and sweet, they take their time instead of rushing you. The photographer speaks perfectly english and don't worry if you don't know how to pose he will instruct you on that....more
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