For oversea visitors, Recommended Rental Kimono Shops near Nishiki-market, City Center in Kyoto
2. Wargo Gion-Nishiki Shop
2-1 shop locations & information
2-2 how to book online
1. Recommended Shop “Wargo”
There are many historical buildings all over the Kyoto city.
Especially, the cityscape of Gion area very attractive !
Once Covid 19 has settled down, and things return to normal, we really look forward to your visit.
At that time…
Would you like to dress in a Kimono and go shopping at Nishiki-market and sightseeing aroud Gion ?
I’m absolutely sure that it will become wonderful memories for your travel.
Are there any visitor friendly rental Kimono shops available around City Center or near Gion area in Kyoto ?
Yes, Wargo shop is recommended because you can dress in a stylish Kimono with reasonable price.
Actually, many Kimono rental shops are available around city center or near Gion area in Kyoto.
Among them, Wargo Gion-nishiki shop, located near Nishiki-market, is especially inexpensive, stylish and visitor-friendly shop. (of course men’s and kid’s are O.K.)
• Shop available 5 minutes’ walk from Hankyu Railway Karasuma station, or 7 minutes’ walk from Kyoto City Subway Shijo station, or just next to Nishiki-market.
• Latest trend Kimono
• Keep personal belongings for free
• All plans include accessory for your hair (Kanzashi in Japanese) and simple hairdo for free
¥3300 (Standard Plan include men & kids)
¥5500 (Standard Plan for a couple)
♦ Location : 2 minutes’ walk to the north from underground Exit No.13 of Hankyu Railway Karasuma station or Kyoto City Subway Shijo station
(If you book right now, please click the image above. After visiting the website, select “English” or your language in the upper right corner of the site.)
What includes the rental package prices above ?
It includes a hair accessory, socks, sandals, a japanese style bag, underwears for Kimono in addition to Kimono and obi (belt for Kimono).
So, you don’t have to bring anyting by yourself.
What are optional services to need additional charge ?
Basically, a Coat for women, Hairstyling, Makeup and Photography are optional.
(simple hairdo for hair accessory is for free)
The followings are the details and how to book on the Wargo’s website.
2. Wargo Gion-Nishiki Shop
2-1 Shop Locations & Information
There is the following 1 shop near Nishiki-market, Kyoto.
Wargo shop list in Nishiki-market, Kyoto
• Gion-Nishiki shop :
5 or 7 minute walk to the north from the Exit No.13 of Hankyu Railway Karasuma station or Kyoto City Subway Shijo station.
Go up from the station Exit No.13 of Subway Shijo station or Hankyu railway Karasuma station.
When you come up, walk to the left, and turn left at the next intersection with Starbucks on the corner.
You can see Wargo Gion-Nishiki shop on your left just before Nishiki-market street.
Wargo shops are visitor-friendly.
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 ∗temporarily suspended
Standard Kimono’s coat (Haori) for winter : ¥550