3-1 Shop Locations & Information
If you plan to visit Gion or Kiyomizu-dera Temple, or if you start sightseeing from Kyoto station, Wargo is very convenient rental shop for you.
Normally, there are the following 5 shops in Kyoto, but now, only 2 shops are open.
Wargo shop lists in Kyoto
∗Only Kyoto Tower shop and Gion-Nishiki shop are now open.
• Kyoto Tower shop∗ :
on the 2nd floor of Kyoto Tower building, in front (the north side) of JR Kyoto station
• Arashiyama Ekimae shop : Closed
1 minute walk to the south from the south gate of JR Saga-Arashiyama station
• Arashiyama Togetsukyo shop : closed
3 minutes walk to northeast from Randen (Keifuku Railway) Arashiyama station
• Gion-Nishiki shop∗ (Gion-shijo shop has relocated) :
7 minute walk from Subway Shijo station, 5 minute walk from Hankyu Railway Karasuma station, to the north from the Exit No.13 of these underground train station.
• Kiyomizuzaka shop : Closed
5 minutes walk from Kyoto City Bus Gojozaka bus stop
Wargo shops are located near stations or famous spots, so it is very convenient to go sightseeing after dressing a Kimono !
Wargo is also visitor-friendly rental shop.
Interpreters are not available, but you can easily understand by multilingual written explanations. In addition, you can make a reservation on Wargo multilingual website (not only English but also French, Korean, Thai, Indonesia, Malay, Vietnamese, Hindi and Russian available). So, you don’t warry about your understanding so much.
The Wargo shops keeps your personal belongings for free if you rent a Kimono. (¥500 for large luggage such as a suitcase)
Shops open 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., please return by 30 minutes before closing time.
The optional services are, for example,
Hairstyling∗ : ¥1100 ∗free simple hairstyling available.
Studio Photo Shoot∗ : ¥1000 ← 5 photos in data file for smartphone ∗may be temporarily suspended due to coronavirus
Standard Kimono’s coat (Haori) for winter : ¥550
Please note that if you come to Kyoto during summer (July and August), Yukata, casual type of Kimono for the summer season, is available. So, please book Sutandard Yukata Plan (also ¥3300 if book in advance).