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The Maiko Makeover Experience

The Maiko Makeover Experience

Try to stroll the streets of Kyoto dressed as a real Maiko!

Fee: 11,000 JPY ~

 

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The Maiko Makeover Experience
The Maiko Makeover Experience
The Maiko Makeover Experience
The Maiko Makeover Experience
The Maiko Makeover Experience
The Maiko Makeover Experience
The Maiko Makeover Experience
The Maiko Makeover Experience

 

Details of the experience

Plan with a 1-hour walk

Duration: 2 hours for transformation + 1 hour for walking & photographing
Fee: 17,600 JPY/person (tax included)
(Transportation will be on foot or by cab)
Place to walk: Shinsenen Garden, Nijo-jo Catsle or Rokusonnoh-jinna Shrine

Plan with a 2-hour walk

Duration: 2 hours for transformation + 2 hours for walking & photographing
Fee: 27,500 JPY/person (tax included)
(Includes cab charter fee)
Walking places: Gion, Nene no Michi, Heian Shrine, Yasaka Shrine, and other places of your choice within 2 hours of travel.

Plan without a walk (please feel free to take photos in Kyomachiya)

Duration: 2 hours of transformation time + photography time in a townhouse
Fee: 11,000 JPY/person (tax included)
 
* The staff will accompany you, so you can stroll around and take photos without worries.
* A professional photographer accustomed to the appearance of the Maiko (extra charge) can also be arranged.

 

Points of Recommendation

01 High-Quality Maiko Makeup
02 Using a half-wig (a half-wig will give you a more natural look)
03 High-Quality Kimono for the Maiko Experience
04 Obi tied by hand using one 6-meter long obi
05 Numerous ornamental hairpins are available to match the season

 

Fee and Payment Process

Fee:
Plan with 1-hour walk plan: 17,600 JPY/ person (tax included)
Plan with 2-hour walk: 27,500 JPY/ person (tax included)
Plan without walking: 11,000 JPY/ person (tax included)
Please pay by credit card at the time of booking.

Access

Three-minute walk from Shijo Omiya or Shijo Horikawa bus stop.
Detailed location will be provided after the reservation is made.

Conditions of Participation

Size: up to 175 cm tall / up to 100 cm bust / up to 105 cm hips

Belongings and Clothing

Size: up to 175 cm tall / up to 100 cm bust / up to 105 cm hips

Precautions for participation

Language:
The experience will be in Japanese or English.
Duration:
– Plan with 1-hour walk Duration: about 3 hours
– Plan with 2-hour walk Duration: about 4 hours
– Plan without a walk Duration: about 2 hours + +α
* We can also arrange a professional cameraman who is accustomed to take the image of the Maiko (from 30,000 JPY~ ; the fee varies depending on the cameraman).
Please contact us for details.
* If a visitor’s fee is required, the actual cost of the number of guests and accompanying staff will be charged.

Required Personal Details

Please contact us in advance to let us know the time you want the experience.
The last experience starts at 1:00 pm.

Cancellation fee

Free of charge up to 2 days in advance
50% until the day before
The full amount of the day



 

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