Rent a Kimono for the Ultimate Higashiyama and Kyoto Trip

KYOTO

You can’t miss out on trying on a kimono or yukata when exploring the traditional city of Kyoto! It offers a completely different experience from simply walking around in normal clothes. Luckily, there are rental shops in Kyoto where you can rent these outfits, have help putting them on, and even have your hair styled. This itinerary will introduce one along with a pulled rickshaw service and various temples, shrines, and photogenic spots for that memorable Kyoto trip.

START

8:45

Hankyu Kyoto-kawaramachi station

Approx. 15-minute walk

9:00

YUME KYOTO GION STORE

YUME KYOTO GION STORE

2.夢京都

A kimono rental store right next to Yasaka Shrine. It’s conveniently located for sightseeing, with places like Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Kodai-ji Temple just within reach!
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SPOT INFO

9:55

YUME KYOTO GION STORE

Approx. 5-minute walk

10:00

Yasaka Shrine

Yasaka Shrine

3.八坂神社

An iconic spot in Higashiyama at the eastern end of Shijo Street, a main street that stretches from Kyoto’s east to west.

SPOT INFO

10:30

Yasaka Shrine

Approx. 10-minute walk

10:40

ARABICA KYOTO HIGASHIYAMA

ARABICA KYOTO HIGASHIYAMA

4.アラビカ

The first branch of a popular Japanese chain. Enjoy some truly delicious coffee in a prime location in Kyoto!

10:59

ARABICA KYOTO HIGASHIYAMA

Approx. 1-minute walk

11:00

Yasaka Koshindo Temple

Yasaka Koshindo Temple

★八坂庚申堂2

A temple that’s gathering a lot of attention, especially online, for its photogenic “kukurizaru.” These round and colorful ball-shaped talismans go beautifully with kimono!

SPOT INFO

11:37

Yasaka Koshindo Temple

Approx. 3-minute walk

11:40

EBISUYA KYOTO HIGASHIYAMA

EBISUYA KYOTO HIGASHIYAMA

6.えびす屋

The Higashiyama location of a 20-year-old sightseeing rickshaw business. Admire the traditional townhouses and cobblestone paths of Kyoto on a pulled rickshaw!

SPOT INFO

11:45

EBISUYA KYOTO HIGASHIYAMA

Approx. 15-minute walk

12:00

Akoya jaya

Akoya jaya

7.阿古屋茶屋

Offers an “ochazuke” tea rice buffet where you can also enjoy a wide variety of Japanese pickled foods!

13:20

Akoya jaya

Approx. 10-minute walk

13:30

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

★清水寺1

An iconic sightseeing spot in Kyoto. You absolutely have to view the splendor of the temple’s deck, which was made without using any nails.

SPOT INFO

14:35

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Approx. 10-minute walk

14:45

MACCHA HOUSE KYOTO KIYOMIZU SANNENZAKA

MACCHA HOUSE KYOTO KIYOMIZU SANNENZAKA

9.MACCHA HOUSE 抹茶館

A popular spot where you can savor sweets made with matcha from long-established Kyoto matcha maker, Morihan.

15:55

MACCHA HOUSE KYOTO KIYOMIZU SANNENZAKA

Approx. 5-minute walk

16:00

TEN TEN TEN / SHOWEN KODAIJI

TEN TEN TEN / SHOWEN KODAIJI

10.SHOWEN

A variety store that sells all sorts of “kumihimo” crafts, which is a traditional Kyoto art. It’s a great place to visit if you’re looking for a souvenir!

16:27

TEN TEN TEN / SHOWEN KODAIJI

Approx. 3-minute walk

16:30

Kodai-ji Temple

Kodai-ji Temple

11.高台寺

You have to visit this spot if you’re exploring the Higashiyama area! The seasonal scenery it offers will mesmerize you.

SPOT INFO

17:35

Kodai-ji Temple

Approx. 10-minute walk

17:45

YUME KYOTO GION STORE

Approx. 15-minute walk

18:30

Hankyu Kyoto-kawaramachi station

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