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
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
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).
It is about 15 minutes’ walk from the shop to the Gion area, through Nishiki Market and the downtown area of the city center.