Kyoto Kimono Rental Couple Plan

Couple Rate (for 2 people)

¥10,000-(Weekday Rate, Tax Included)

¥11,000-(Weekend & Holiday Rate, Tax Included)

★ Choose from a wide variety of kimonos!
Female hairstyling included!

* Prices may vary depending on the day of the week and season. Please confirm when making a reservation.

Price Calendar for the Plan
Price Calendar for the Plan
Price Calendar for the Plan

Hair Arrangement Options

Lika Kimono Hairstyling (Ponytail Arrangement)
Lika Kimono Hairstyling (Braided Hairstyle)
Lika Kimono Hairstyling (Braided Twin)
Lika Kimono Hairstyling (Low Updo)
Lika Kimono Hairstyling Plan Hair Arrangement Image

Kimono Rental Details

Set ContentsSet Contents

  • Kimono
  • Juban (inner kimono)
  • Kimono Undergarment
  • Hanhaba Obi (half-width sash)
  • Zori (sandals)
  • Tabi (socks)
  • Drawstring Bag
  • Female Hair Accessories
  • Dressing Service
  • Female Hairstyling
  • Baggage Storage

* You can rent without bringing anything.

* Large items like suitcases incur an additional fee of ¥1,000+tax.


From reception to dressing and hairstyling, it usually takes 45-70 minutes. The time may vary depending on the time of kimono selection and the season.

Reservation PeriodReservation Period

You can make reservations through the website up to 10 minutes before your preferred date and time. During the summer season, yukata and summer kimonos are available.

Return TimeReturn Time

Regardless of the reservation time, the final return time is 5:30 PM. Please be aware that late returns will incur an extension fee.


* The Couple Plan includes female hairstyling and hair accessories.
* While kimono selection can be done as a couple, dressing on the day will take place separately in male and female dressing rooms.

* Since everyone has their preferences regarding bangs, it's smoother if you style them beforehand.
* The use of hair wax or an iron may affect the desired hairstyle.

* You don't have to be a couple to use the Couple Plan; friends can also enjoy it together.

Rental Items List

  • For Women
  • For Men
  • Women's Kimono
    Women's Kimono
  • Half-width Obi
    Half-width Obi
  • Zori and Tabi
    Zori and Tabi
  • Juban (Kimono Undergarment)
    Juban (Kimono Undergarment)
  • Kimono Undergarment
    Kimono Undergarment
  • Drawstring Bag
    Drawstring Bag
  • Hair Accessories
    Hair Accessories
  • Men's Kimono
    Men's Kimono
  • Haori (Winter)
    Haori (Winter)
  • Kaku Obi
    Kaku Obi
  • Zori and Tabi
    Zori and Tabi
  • Juban (Kimono Undergarment)
    Juban (Kimono Undergarment)
  • Drawstring Bag
    Drawstring Bag

Frequently Asked Questions About the Couple Plan

QCan couples choose kimonos together?
AYes, couples can choose kimonos together. However, the dressing rooms for men and women are separate.
QIs there a student discount for the Couple Plan?
ASince the Couple Plan is already priced lower than the regular plans, there is no additional student discount.
QCan I use hair extensions for hairstyling?
AMost hair extensions are heat-resistant, so it is possible to use them. However, any damage or issues related to the extensions are not our responsibility.
QDo you have sizes for people of height (and shoe size) XXcm?
AFor men, heights up to 190cm and shoe sizes up to 29cm are accommodated. For women, most kimonos have a length of 168cm, suitable for heights up to 170cm. Beyond that, there might be a slight shortening of the hem. Women's shoe sizes up to 27cm are accommodated.
QCan men have their hair styled?
AThere is no hairstyling service available for men.
QCan two women use the Couple Plan together?
AYes, two women can use the Couple Plan together, but the services provided are the same as the Kimono Hairstyling Plan for women and the Men's Kimono Plan.

Features of Kyoto Kimono Couple Plan

Features of Kyoto Kimono Couple Plan
Features of Kyoto Kimono Couple Plan
Features of Kyoto Kimono Couple Plan

This is an affordable and special plan exclusively for couples. It's perfect for a Kyoto trip with your loved one, offering kimono rentals. Dressing in kimono attire that you don't wear every day can make your date even more enjoyable! For female customers, a hair set is included, so you can look more beautiful than usual. At our store, couples can select rental kimonos together! The service includes a combination of the Kyoto Kimono Hair Set Plan and the Kyoto Kimono Men's Plan.

Recommended for Kimono Couple Dates in Kyoto

In Kyoto, many tourists use kimono rentals, so there's no need to feel embarrassed. Even men can enjoy kimono rentals, so please have a great time renting kimonos with your loved one in Kyoto!

Recommended for Couples Like This

Recommended for Couples Wishing to Enjoy a Kimono Date in Kyoto

If you're a couple planning to enjoy a kimono date during your Kyoto trip or if you want to see a different side of your boyfriend or girlfriend compared to your usual dates, this is the perfect choice for you.

Kimono Rental in Kyoto has stores conveniently located near popular tourist attractions in Kyoto, making it an excellent option for those who want to combine kimono rental with immediate sightseeing. Rikawafuku Arashiyama Store is just a 5-minute walk from Saga Arashiyama Station and Togetsukyo Bridge. The Gion Store is a 2-minute walk from Gion Shijo Station and a 3-minute walk to Yasaka Shrine. The Rikawafuku Kiyomizu Temple Store is only a 5-minute walk to Kiyomizu Temple and a 5-minute walk to Yasaka Koshindo Temple. These locations offer great convenience. If you want to take Instagram-worthy photos in Kyoto, kimono rental is the way to go.

If you simply want to take Instagram-worthy photos, you can do that anywhere, not just in Kyoto. However, if you're already in Kyoto, it's best to capture the essence of Kyoto, as this will make your photos stand out even more. Kimono rental can help you create that Kyoto essence. Additionally, Kyoto is a city with a rich historical and traditional atmosphere, so there are many photogenic spots with a 'Japanese' vibe.

For enhancing the atmosphere and appealing to your good taste, kimono rental is essential for your photos in Kyoto. Moreover, if you're visiting as a couple, wearing matching kimonos can be a wonderful idea, and it also shows that you have a strong bond. Achieving both Instagram-worthy photos and having a matching kimono date with your boyfriend is highly recommended during your visit to Kyoto!

Date Spots to Visit When Couples Rent Kimonos in Kyoto!

While sightseeing in Kyoto is enjoyable with family and friends, it offers a different experience when done as a couple. If you've thought about having a kimono date for two in Kyoto, this article introduces recommended date plans for couples who want to rent kimonos in Kyoto. We'll also provide information on which rental stores to consider and key points for your plans, so prepare in advance for a lovely date.

Kyoto Kimono Date ~ Kiyomizu Temple Area Course

Kyoto Kimono Date ~ Kiyomizu Temple Area Course

The first date plan we're introducing is the "Kiyomizu Temple Area Course," which includes Kiyomizu Temple, Jishu Shrine, Ninen-zaka, and Yasaka Koshindo. Many people have visited Kiyomizu Temple during school trips, so it's often left out of date plans. However, one reason to go there as a couple is the "Zuigu-do Hall's Interior Tour" within Kiyomizu Temple's precincts. It's a thrilling experience walking through a pitch-dark corridor, relying on a large rosary. Couples who enjoy haunted houses and such will surely have fun.

After enjoying Kiyomizu Temple, let's go to Jishu Shrine, which is nearby, and pray for a long-lasting connection between the two of you. Then, take a walk along Ninen-zaka to capture memorable photos in a Kyoto-like setting. Ninen-zaka even has a Starbucks Coffee with traditional Japanese-style tatami seating, so be sure to visit. Finally, create a memorable photo at Yasaka Koshindo, a popular Instagram-worthy spot, especially if you take a photo with colorful hanging monkeys in the background. It's a must-visit for that perfect Instagram shot.

Key Points of the Kiyomizu Temple Area Course and Nearest Rental Stores

  • Recommended for couples who enjoy active dates as it offers thrills.
  • At Jishu Shrine, you can pray for your happiness, which is perfect for couples.
  • You can create lasting memories at Kyoto's unique Starbucks and cute Instagram-worthy spots.

Nearest Rikawafuku Rental store: Rikawafuku Kiyomizu Temple Store (5-minute walk to Kiyomizu Temple).

If you want to know more about Yasaka Koshindo, check out exploring Yasaka Koshindo with kimono rental at Rikawafuku.

Kyoto Kimono Date ~ Southern Higashiyama Course!

Kyoto Kimono Date ~ Southern Higashiyama Course!

The second recommended kimono date plan in Kyoto is the "Southern Higashiyama Course," which includes Keage Incline, Nanzen-ji Temple (Eikando), Zenrin-ji Temple (Eikando), Blue Bottle Coffee Kyoto Cafe, and Nejirimampo. Keage Incline has beautiful cherry blossom trees in spring, and it's a stunning spot. Just a 10-minute walk from there is Nanzen-ji Temple, which boasts cherry blossoms and autumn leaves, important cultural properties like the Sanmon gate, a dry rock garden, and a waterway bridge used in movies and dramas.

After enjoying the enchanting scenery at Nanzen-ji Temple, take a break at Blue Bottle Coffee Kyoto Cafe. It's a stylish cafe with an old Japanese house converted into a charming space. Try the popular menu item of grilling rice cakes on a shichirin (charcoal grill) while there. Finally, take a commemorative photo at Nejirimampo, a brick tunnel that perfectly complements retro-modern kimono attire.

Southern Higashiyama Course Highlights and Nearest Rental Stores

  • Perfect for couples who want to experience the romantic, nostalgic atmosphere of not only Kyoto's shrines and temples but also retro places and shops.
  • Great for couples who appreciate retro-modern settings and stores.
  • Recommended for couples planning a kimono date in Kyoto during spring or autumn.

Nearest Rikawafuku Rental store: Rikawafuku Gion Store (12-minute walk by foot or train to Keage Station).

If you want to learn more about kimono rental and Keage Incline, check out the 10 key points to enjoy kimono rental at Kyoto's Keage Incline.

Kyoto Kimono Date ~ Arashiyama Area Course

Kyoto Kimono Date ~ Arashiyama Area Course

The third recommended kimono date plan in Kyoto is the "Arashiyama Area Course," which includes Togetsukyo Bridge, Ik Cafe, the Bamboo Grove, Nonomiya Shrine, and Kimono Forest. When you think of Arashiyama, Togetsukyo Bridge is a must-visit spot. Start your journey from there. Just a 2-minute walk from Togetsukyo Bridge is Ik Cafe, housed in a traditional machiya (townhouse). It offers a calm atmosphere where you can enjoy food and drinks. The menu includes grilling rice cakes on a shichirin, a popular choice, so be sure to try it before it runs out.

Arashiyama is also famous for the Bamboo Grove. You can take a rickshaw ride for a special experience during your date. Capture picturesque photos in the bamboo forest while wearing your kimono. Then, head to Nonomiya Shrine, known for its matchmaking powers. It's a perfect place for couples wishing for lasting happiness. Finally, Kimono Forest at Arashiyama Station on the Randen Arashiyama Line features beautifully decorated poles with Kyoto yuzen patterns, making it an excellent Instagram-worthy spot. Don your kimono attire and capture a memorable photo. The area is also quite romantic, especially when it lights up after sunset.

Arashiyama Area Course Highlights and Nearest Rental Stores

  • At Nonomiya Shrine, you can pray for happiness and make beauty wishes, which is ideal for couples.
  • If you pre-book a rickshaw ride, you can enhance the kimono date experience with special services.
  • Enjoy a romantic time with the illuminated Kimono Forest, showcasing Kyoto yuzen patterns.

Nearest Rikawafuku Rental store: Rikawafuku Arashiyama Store (3-minute walk to Togetsukyo Bridge).

Kyoto Kimono Date ~ Gion Area Course!

Kyoto Kimono Date ~ Gion Area Course!

The fourth recommended kimono date plan in Kyoto is the "Gion Area Course," which includes Yasaka Shrine, Hanamikoji Street, Gion Shirakawa, and Tsuru-Lokli (Gion Main Store). Yasaka Shrine, affectionately known as Gion-san, has many sub-shrines and is dedicated to deities of love and beauty, making it ideal for couples. After paying your respects, explore Hanamikoji Street, known for its beautiful Kyoto scenery. If you're lucky, you might spot maiko or geiko. Don't forget to capture a photo at Tsunemichi Bridge in Gion Shirakawa, a location frequently used for movie and drama filming.

Once you've finished exploring, take a relaxing break at "Tsuru-Lokli (Gion Main Store)," a popular Kyoto shop. In addition to delicious matcha parfaits, you can enjoy light meals like green tea soba. It's the perfect place to rest and recharge during your kimono date.

Gion Area Course Highlights and Nearest Rental Stores

  • At Yasaka Shrine, you can pray for happiness and beauty wishes for your girlfriend.
  • Perfect for couples who enjoy visiting filming locations and pilgrimage spots.
  • Great for couples who want to enjoy a leisurely stroll in a Kyoto-like setting.

Nearest Rikawafuku Rental store: Rikawafuku Gion Store (3-minute walk to Yasaka Shrine).

Kyoto Kimono Date ~ Fushimi Inari Taisha Course

Kyoto Kimono Date ~ Fushimi Inari Taisha Course

Finally, the last date plan we're introducing is the "Fushimi Inari Course," which involves sightseeing in Gion and extending your journey to Fushimi Inari Taisha. If you have extra time, consider visiting Fushimi Inari Taisha after your kimono date in Gion. You can take a train from Gion-Shijo Station to Fushimi Inari Station, which takes around 9 minutes.

Fushimi Inari's thousand torii gates are an excellent spot for capturing photos with your kimono attire. So, make sure to take a memorable photo as a couple. In addition, there's a resting place called "Teichouan" at Fushimi Inari, where you can relax after your walk. Plus, the Fushimi Inari area has many great eateries that are perfect for food lovers, offering a variety of culinary delights.

Fushimi Inari Taisha Course Highlights and Nearest Rental Stores

  • Enjoy Instagram-worthy photos at famous Kyoto tourist spots.
  • Rest areas are available for a leisurely experience during your kimono date.
  • Perfect for couples who love to explore different foods while on their date.

Nearest Rikawafuku Rental store: Rikawafuku Gion Store (6-minute walk to Gion-Shijo Station).

If you want to learn more about Fushimi Inari Taisha, check out our guide on the best kimono sightseeing courses around Fushimi Inari Taisha.

How Much Does Kimono Rental for Couples Cost in Kyoto?

For those wondering about the cost of kimono rental for couples in Kyoto, the average price for two people ranges from 6,000 yen to 10,000 yen. (Based on information from Rikawafuku Rental). The pricing difference primarily depends on whether or not the package includes a hairstyling service for women. Couples' plans without hairstyling services will naturally be more budget-friendly. Even if the initial price appears lower, the service inclusions may vary, so it's advisable to choose a kimono rental shop based on your need for hairstyling. For example, Rikawafuku in Kyoto offers a couple's plan, which includes kimono rental, dressing, and hairstyling for women, starting at 10,000 yen including tax (11,000 yen on weekends and holidays). Moreover, you can freely select from a variety of lace kimonos, making it a great deal!
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