Wargo Gion Shijo is a kimono rental store which offers stylish kimonos on Shijo Street
Wargo Gion Shijo Store is located in an alley close to Shijo Street, and they have an excellent selection of all types of kimonos, from modern to classic ones. Many of their kimonos have cute patterns on them, so you don’t necessarily have to choose a classic kimono. You can also get your hair set, and for an extra fee, they will also use a curling iron. By getting your hair done, you’re getting the true Japanese experience. And you get to rent a kimono and everything else you need for a day out in Kyoto for the price of 3,500 yen! (Prices start at 3,500 yen, check their website for the latest information) They also have plans for couples, which are a bit cheaper. So if you want to wear a kimono in Kyoto, go to Wargo right now!
All kinds of kimonos
They have all kinds of kimonos, and when choosing it’s truly a sight to behold! Some of the designs are very modern; some of them are even inspired by the Dutch painter Piet Mondrian! They also have kimonos for tall people and those who need a bigger size.
All kinds of plans
They have a nice selection of different plans, like for men and women, and for couples. You can also choose a normal kimono or a premium kimono. Look at their website for the latest prices. If you make a reservation online, you can get a discount. They also have haori jackets and Japanese parasols for an extra fee.
Many hairstyles and accessories
They have all kinds of hairstyles for an extra fee you can choose from. All of the hairstyles are done by professionals, so you can be sure that it will look good. You can also choose a hair accessory, so you can look even cuter in your kimono.
Walk on the streets of Kyoto
After you have changed to a kimono, it’s time to head out into Kyoto! The shrines and temples are great photo-spots when wearing a kimono, so don’t forget to take some pictures! Besides the famous Yasaka Shrine and Kiyomizu Temple, a small temple known as Yasaka Koshindo is also a well-known spot for taking photos in a kimono. I’m sure that an experience like this will make you love Kyoto even more!
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Please return the kimono by the returning time. Their website is available in many languages, so it is recommended that you make a reservation online and plan your trip accordingly.
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Kyoto Kimono Rental Wargo / 京都きものレンタル Wargo
|Category||Makeover / Dress up|
|Address||3rd floor of Gionshijo Jissai Building, Yamato-cho 7, Shijoohji Kudaru Nishigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture|
|Directions||A 5-minute walk from Keihan Gion-Shijo Station.|
|Open Hours||9 a.m.-7 p.m.|
|Reservations||You can make a reservation online: https://kyotokimono-rental.com/en/reserve/cart|
|Closed||Open every day.|
Starting from ￥3,500, the prices differ based on the plan.
They have English speaking staff and you can make a reservation online, and many sightseeing spots are close by.
|Information||English and Chinese.|
|Lanuages spoken||Simple English.|