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Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten

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Fantastic Experience

My wife had the makeover here and it was absolutely amazing how they completed the makeover with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
badmintontim
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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One of a kind experience

Me and my friend did the Maiko/Geisha makeover with a 45 minutes stroll. It was amazing! The staff... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
jannb89
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351-16, Masuyacho, Kodai-ji Temple Minami-mon, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0826, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife had the makeover here and it was absolutely amazing how they completed the makeover with the wonderful dresses and make up and also allowing us to take as many photos as we wanted to - in addition to taking their photo package which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend did the Maiko/Geisha makeover with a 45 minutes stroll. It was amazing! The staff were very friendly and accommodating. There's a lot of choices to choose from for the kimono. All I can say is that it's not easy to be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Dear jannb89 Thank you for your comments. I am very happy you can transformed geisha with your friends. Kimono is very tight, wig is so heavy, also there are many layers, I think it is Japanese corset. However, this transformation experience will be one of...More

Reviewed May 2, 2018

It was wonderful to experience the full treatment of makeup and Kimono for me and Samurai uniform for my husband. The makeup and Kimono dressing are an art and I wanted to embrace my heritage by living through the experience. The studio is well organized...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Dear cindyq2 Thank you for your feedback. We are professional for maiko make-up and dressing. I know our photographer can take beautiful photos in Japanese rooms and outside for you. Wishes, Maiko transformation studio SHIKI

Reviewed April 14, 2018

We tried 3 times, in 3 different ways, to book with another business leading up to our trip - all of which went un-answered With a newly vacant day in our schedule, we started TripAdvisoring things to do when we found Maiko Henshin Studio (and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Dear Rustys_321 Thank you for your message. We are located the traditional place in Kyoto. It is very famous for tourists. I think this experience was wonderful memories for your wife. Best regards, Maiko transformation studio SHIKI

Reviewed April 13, 2018

I shopped around to see which was the best value Maiko experience in Kyoto. Thanks to Veltra, I found Maiko Henshin Studio. I was able to book a spot online with a good discounted rate for an appointment the next day. The studio was easy...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank hello_clowee
舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Dear hello_clowee Thank you for your comment. We offer many plans but the strolling plan is one of the popular plan at our shop. I am very happy you could enjoy walking traditional street in Kyoto with maiko costumes. Sincerely, Maiko transformation studio SHIKI

Reviewed July 10, 2017

Having a photo shoot as Maiko is one of my dream. Then I did lots survey before I chose this Maiko Henshin Studio. At that time they were offering special price as they just open their new store. So, I decided to reserve here. I...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2017

Dear DesiJulinasari Thank you for your feedback. Maiko transformation is very special experience for foreign tourists and also Japanese ladies. There are many experience studio in Kyoto, so I am very happy you chose our studio. I hope this experience will be one of your...More

Reviewed June 28, 2017

I had read about these studios where you can get pictures dressed as a maiko, but this experience was so much more than that! First of all, I want to thank to Maiko Henshin Studio because even thought I had not booked the session and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2017

Dear Graciela D Thank you for your comments. We are very glad you spent the special time at our studio. I think Kyoto is very traditional prefecture in Japan, so it was the nice experience for you. I would like to see you again, if...More

Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I had such fun being made into a geisha. It takes around two hours and the results are amazing. All the ladies at the studio are super nice and friendly. Cost us ¥1400 each and worth every penny in my opinion

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Lizzieloufrench
舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2017

Dear Lizzieloufrench Thank you for your feedback. If you enjoyed at our shop, we are very happy. I hope you had a wonderful experience in Kyoto. Have a nice day, Maiko transformation studio SHIKI

Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

We saw this kind of place on Samantha Brown's show and had to give it a try. Took about an hour to transform my wife into a geisha. They are also serious about the Samurai - although just 15 min as no hairdo. Splurge and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2017

Dear LDinSFBayArea Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you and your wife got transformation pictures. I hope you spent special time at our shop. Cordially, Maiko transformation studio Shiki

Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

Read a few reviews on Tripadvisor before i have booked my makeover. Once you are in Japan then you must do this makeover experience. Dont worry they speak English just as much as you need. Service was great and they make you feel comfortable...im red...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank hennyhahn
舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We have 2 types of wig, it is no problem for you. I hope you will visit to Kyoto again. Have a nice day, Maiko transformation studio SHIKI

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Ghursday
August 29, 2017|
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Response from HenrietteH129 |
Hi there, the price is all inclusive (make up, dress, wig, photo shooting). Dont forget all prices are excluding taxes...not like in Europe...so no hidden costs but plus taxes...hope this will help. Maiko is more colorful... More
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Thank you for your question. We have many plans, so please choose the best one for you from our website. Then, it takes about 3 hours. Please reply to me when you decide the date, plan, number of people and... More
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