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Cheesey, Touristy, But Fun

Our tour group visited this establishment one afternoon after a day of visiting temples and... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
Ed C
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Arlington, Virginia
An interesting look at kimono dressing

From the other reviews I have seen I don't know if this is the same place but the telephone... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
M V
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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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Jun 29, 2018
“Cheesey, Touristy, But Fun”
Apr 25, 2018
“An interesting look at kimono dressing”
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Ishiyakushicho Omiyadori 1 Jo Agaru, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8226, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Our tour group visited this establishment one afternoon after a day of visiting temples and shrines. It was a nice change of pace. Once we arrived the staff of Tondaya began dressing us individually. There were a number of mirrors in the room so we...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

From the other reviews I have seen I don't know if this is the same place but the telephone matches. Went with an organized group with tour with guide. Each of us was helped to dress in a kimono, then a group photo, then a...More

Thank M V
Reviewed October 3, 2017

The building is lovely, but the staff are disorganised. I visited on my own. Staff changed the time of my appointment without consultation so that it fitted in with a family group. I was made to sit in an alcove for 40 minutes while the...More

1  Thank 87jak
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

Way too expensive! 7500¥ per person for 45 minutes around the house. Tea ceremony lasted 10min, and the kimono dressing was coming without make up or hairdressing. Tourists pass your way. You will probably find better experience elsewhere.

2  Thank Guillaume187265
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

This place was a total hoax. We booked on the phone an Origami lesson. Since 'the school' is inside a museum we were asked to pay extra for the entrance fee and a tour in the museum. They said it's a requirement from all participant....More

2  Thank adi293984
Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

My family and I visited Tondaya for a cultural afternoon. Tondaya is a converted kimono business where the family used to live and make kimonos 180 years ago. It is a beautifully preserved house. Over about 2 hours during the afternoon we wore kimono, had...More

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