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Rental Kimono Okamoto Honten

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Address: 6-538-14 Gojobashi Higashi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0846, Kyoto Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 75-525-7115

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Excellent Kimono Service

My family enjoyed the kimono while walking to the kiyomizu temple. The service is excellent and professional. From kimono to the hair setup are fantastic!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience! Was recommended from here and indeed was not disappointed, you will find on the way there are many many kimono rental places around the area but you can see the difference in quality ( I believe this is one of the most expensive one $50 for full set with hairdo ), but if you are up for an... More 

1 Thank rina s
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

My family enjoyed the kimono while walking to the kiyomizu temple. The service is excellent and professional. From kimono to the hair setup are fantastic!

Thank SuperDLS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Highly recommend this place! Not only was there a great selection of kimono, the staff were very very very helpful and kind. My friend and I chose the 5000yen plan. I had made an appointment online a few days prior. So when we arrived, they led us in and gave us these big bags to put our shoes and things... More 

2 Thank Amy F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Me and my husband decided to rent kimonos for a day and we chose top rated on Trip Advisor place - Kimono Okamoto. We went to Gion shop which was in Gion (area of Kioto with plenty of temples and traditional Japanese buildings). We loved it! There was a good quantity of kimonos to choose from(the earlier you come, the... More 

Thank Margasto
Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

My friend and I rented kimonos from the Main shop a few days ago. It was a wonderful experience! Very many kimonos to choose from (especially if you are under 175 cm tall (I'm not so I had a slightly smaller selection)). Here is how the process looks like: 1) You go to the cash register tell them the name... More 

3 Thank skart87
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

There's no better place to try on Japanese traditional wear - kimono, than in the beautiful Kyoto surrounded by traditional buildings. As it was a peak season, I made reservations beforehand and arrived at the shop earlier to avoid the crowd. It took me about an hour to select the cloth and accessories, wear it with the help of the... More 

1 Thank Honey2Star
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Kimono rental facilities are a dime a dozen in the Kyoto area, but Kimono Okamoto is one of the best. I have done a bit of comparison and for the price you get a very high qualify kimono. I have seen many other folks walking around with touristy versions, but this location have very nice traditional ones. You get many... More 

Thank Adventures_of_KM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

So wanted to wear traditional Japanese costume when we arrived at Arashiyama, but I didn't have time to do so. Then when we reached Kiyomizu, I saw a lot of ladies strolling around wearing beautiful Kimonos. Though we didn't have much time, but I still insisted to wear it. What's more matching in this rustic charm of ancient city which... More 

Thank Vera L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Rented Kimonos for self and 2 daughters, being westerners we had limited choice due to our height - clothing was very good quality. Footwear was difficult ladies should not expect sizes than a UK 4 or 5 while gents will really struggle. Attention to detail, particularly for the ladies, was very good. I thought we all looked great! Note: main... More 

Thank Mouldy-old-Joe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I went on a Saturday morning to rent a kimono. There were perhaps up to a hundred kimonos and an equally wide range of accessories to choose from. They dress you up very efficiently. There were also three hair-styles to choose from. All was finished within an hour. There was a waiting room where my husband could sit. For a... More 

1 Thank Wenchao J

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