Enjoy walking in Nara in Kimono with a certified local guide


Explore historical sites in the ancient capital of Nara with a colorful, elegant kimono. I will take you to a kimono studio and to many picturesque temples, shrines, through Nara park with deer, and more!


  • Get dressed in your favorite kimono by a professional kimono dresser.
  • Visit historical sites of Nara, including Nara Park, Kofukuji temple, and Naramachi.
  • Learn about history of Nara and spiritual tradition of Japan from a government-certified, English-speaking local guide.
  • Take beautiful photos at Yoshiki en Garden, with cute deer in Nara Park.
  • Make a wish at Isagawa Shrine in a traditional "Shinto" style.

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★ The kimono Studio has a professional Photo studio just next to it. With an additional cost of 1,100 yen on the day, you can take photos at the Photo studio, freely using small tools, such as a fan, samurai sword, etc. with 3 different beautiful back settings. ★ In the summertime, you will be dressed in a "yukata", a cotton kimono made of lighter fabric but just as beautiful as a kimono. ★ Rental kimonos for children are available at the same price, both for boys and girls. However, just for a photo shooting plan at the studio, not for going out. ★ If you wish, even after the tour, you can enjoy walking around the town until 18:00. (return kimono by 18:00)


Japanese traditional clothing, beautiful "kimono" will provide you with an unforgettable cultural experience, and visual memories of Nara in seasonal beauties! Nara is my hometown and it was the capital of Japan about 1300 years ago.   As a government-certified guide, I know a lot about the history, culture, and spiritual traditions of Japan. I will guide you around Nara according to your interests and conditions. <The Tour Schedule>: 1. Pick-up: I will meet you at either JR/ Kintetsu Nara station. 2. Walk to the Kimono studio. 3. Kimono Selection and Dress-up: You to select your favorite kimono among 100 different designs and colors. The staff will expertly dress you in your choice of kimono. ・Hair makeup is optional. You can leave any big belongings in a locker with a key. Just put some valuables and a smartphone, etc. in a handy Japanese-style bag (no extra charge). Now you are all ready! 4. Walk around historical sites of Nara: You'll have the opportunity to take gorgeous pictures adorned in your kimono with the traditional sites of Nara serving as your backdrop! Also, in Nara park on the way, you can meet and feed cute deer. <Some of the sites > Isagawa Shrine - The oldest Shinto shrine in Nara Nara Park Kofukuji Temple - originally established in 710, the temple is home to the five-story pagoda, a landmark, and symbol of Nara. The gorgeous Central Golden Hall was rebuilt in the original size and style in 2018. Yoshiki En Garden -- famous for large Japanese gardens with seasonal natural beauties. Naramachi- area with many traditional (merchant's) houses. Best place to stroll in kimono! There are many unique, cute shops and cafes.

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