Let’s have Kimono experience in Asakusa Tokyo ♪ (4 stores where you can enjoy Kimono experience in Asakusa)
“Asakusa” is a town which has strong “downtown taste”.
It is the most popular tourist areas of Tokyo, “Kaminarimon”, “Senso-ji Temple”, Asakusa gourmet, or in the neighboring town Ryogoku, there are “Kokugikan” where they have the Sumo-wrestling tournament and Edo historical museum. There are a lot of attractions for foreign tourists that you can’t miss.
And when you visit Asakusa, we would like to definitely recommend to have “Kimono experience”.
Wearing a beautiful Japanese traditional costume, let’s gracefully walk the streets of Asakusa.
Although in Asakusa there are many shops that you can rent Kimono, the following four stores has a website descript in English, with resident bilingual staff, offers a user-friendly service to foreign tourists.
Sakura Photo Studio
In a good location of a 2-minute walk from Kaminarimon, there’s “Sakura Photo Studio”. You can enjoy Kimono experience courses and options of location filming.
The optional course, you can go around with a guide to Sensoji Temple, Asakusa Shrine, Kaminarimon, and around attractions such as Sky tree, as you can take commemorative photoes.
There is no doubt that it will become wonderful memories of Japan stay.
Simple Plan: 3,000 yen
Basic plan: 5,000 yen
Luxury Plan: 10,000 yen
“Nadeshiko”is a shop in front of the entrance gate of the amusement park “Hanayashiki” of Asakusa.
Here, along with the dressing of Kimono, you can experience tea ceremony.
Wearing a colorful Kimono, enjoy an elegant moment getting green tea and sweets.
It will be surely an unforgettable memory.
English web site has also been described very clarity.
Nadeshiko plan (Kimono and tea ceremony experience): 4,400 yen (tax included)
Just Kimono experience: 2,700 yen (tax included)
浅草七変化（Asakusa 7 Henge）
“Asakusa Shichihenge”is a secondhand store of kimono in the Hanayashiki streets.
In addition to selling the recycled Kimono at a reasonable price, original accessories sales, you can further enjoy a variety of services such as rental dressing.
In the shops there are staffs that can respond to foreign visitors, the web site also supports some English.
Please feel free to contact them.
Walking trails in Kimono (1Day rental): 3,000 yen
Walking trails in Special Kimono (Furisode) (1Day Rental): 10,800 yen
“Cocomo”is a homely Kimono rental shop of modest size. The location is pre-eminent among the 4 shops we introduced. 30 seconds walk from Sensoji Temple, Kaminarimon.
The shops sell not only normal Kimono experience, you can transform into a variety of roles, such as “Maiko”, “Geisha”, “Samurai”, and “Kabuki actor”.
Even for Japanese to dress up as “Geisha” and “Kabuki actor” is quite unfamiliar. Why don’t you try it by all means.
1 Day Kimono rental plan: 3,000 yen
Kimono shooting plan: 5,000 yen
Studio course: 13,800 yen
Please enjoy Asakusa tourism and Kimono experience.
Enjoy your trip♪