Traditional Maiko Transformation or Children's Kimono Dress-up in Arashiyama tours, activities, fun things to do in Kyoto(Japan)|VELTRA
Traditional Maiko Transformation or Children's Kimono Dress-up in Arashiyama
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What to expect

Dress up or have your little girl turn into a beautiful doll-like maiko in the heart of Arashiyama. Men can also take part in this family-friendly and fun photo activity while enjoying your time in Kyoto.

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Heart of the Maiko
USD 122.82
USD 122.82
USD 122.82
USD 122.82

Four photos will be taken by a professional photographer in a studio. 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
2 - 2.5 hour(s)
Available Daily
English, Japanese
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking staff / 1 kimono set / Studio photography / 4 printed photos (photo size 178 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 Studio Kokoro Arashiyama

09:00
Preparation
ご来店
Kimono Selection
Hair and Makeup
カウンセリング
Dressing
Photo Session
舞妓5
Selfie Photo Time
Make-up Removal
Take Home Photos!
写真選び
10:30-11:00

Activity Ends at Studio Kokoro Arashiyama

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Please make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your start time.
  • 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.
  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • People 15 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Additional notes

  • Please be advised that the staff is able to speak a limited amount of English.
  • Participants with short hair may be changed to a full maiko wig instead of a half-wig.
  • 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.

Required items to bring & attire

  • 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.
    Facial soap, skincare products, towels, hair dryers, and hair irons are available to use.
  • Bra-top shirts or bras that cross over in the back are not suited for this experience.
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Men's Kimono - Genji Plan
USD 176.44
USD 176.44
USD 176.44
USD 176.44

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Available Daily
English, Japanese
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking staff / Kimono set (excludes hakama)

Schedule

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Start time :
08:45

Check-in at Studio Kokoro Arashiyama

09:00
Preparation
Kimono Selection
Stroll Around Kyoto

Please Return the Kimono by 17:00

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Please make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your start time.
  • 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 be advised that the staff is able to speak a limited amount of English.
  • Please note that this plan does not include photos.
  • Please return the kimono by 17:00 on the same day.
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Men's Kimono - Ryoma Plan
USD 230.05
USD 230.05
USD 230.05
USD 230.05

Get into the full men's kimono and strike a pose as you take cool photos in the studio. After the photo shoot, feel free to walk around town to take awesome selfies with your camera!

This plan includes 2 photos but does not include makeup or hair styling for men.

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Available Daily
English, Japanese
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking staff / Kimono set (excludes hakama) / 2 printed photos (photo size 178 mm x 127 mm)

Schedule

View All
Start time :
08:45

Check-in at Studio Kokoro Arashiyama

09:00
Preparation
Kimono Selection
Photo Session
Stroll Around Kyoto

Activity Ends at Studio Kokoro Arashiyama

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Please make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your start time.
  • 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 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.
  • Please return the kimono by 17:00 on the same day.
Currently selected
Children's Maiko Plan
USD 139.40
USD 139.40
USD 139.40
USD 139.40

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
2 - 2.5 hour(s)
Available Daily
English, Japanese
Without pick-up
Inclusions: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking staff / 1 kimono set / Studio photography / 4 printed photos (photo size 178 mm x 127 mm) / Half-wig for maiko / Maiko make-up / Kimono dress-up

Schedule

View All
Start time :
08:45

Check-in at Studio Kokoro Arashiyama

09:00
Preparation
ご来店
Kimono Selection
Hair and Makeup
カウンセリング
Dressing
Photo Session
舞妓5
Selfie Photo Time
Make-up Removal
Take Home Photos!
写真選び
10:30-11:00

Activity Ends at Studio Kokoro Arashiyama

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Please make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your start time.
  • 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.
  • Kid's Plan is for children from 4 to 15 years of age. For middle school students, please present an ID for age confirmation on site.

Additional notes

  • Please be advised that the staff is able to speak a limited amount of English.
  • Participants with short hair may be changed to a full maiko wig instead of a half-wig.
  • 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.

Required items to bring & attire

  • 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.
    Facial soap, skincare products, towels, hair dryers, and hair irons are available to use.
  • Bra-top shirts or bras that cross over in the back are not suited for this experience.

Reviews

Unforgettable experience!

2012/11/02 Solo Travelers Lynn D

Overall, a wonderful experience! Studio is located next to the Arashiyama train station; however, there are 3 different train stations. I was not aware of that when I got off the train at Saga-Arashiyama. Despite getting...

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Payment / Cancellation Policy

Payment Methods
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 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 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Traditional Maiko Transformation or Children's Kimono Dress-up in Arashiyama
Dress up or have your little girl turn into a beautiful doll-like maiko in the heart of Arashiyama. Men can also take part in this family-friendly and fun photo activity while enjoying your time in Kyoto.