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Honeymoon in Kyoto Japanese Wedding Dress and Photo Shoot
Honeymoon Package in Japan
Are you newlyweds, or are you planning to get married soon? You and your partner will certainly be interested in dressing up in traditional Japanese wedding attire and having your photos taken by a professional photographer. You can have your photos taken in the studio or in one of Kyoto’s beautiful parks; please state your preference in advance. An expert will dress you in a beautiful white wedding kimono while explaining all the intricacies of traditional marriage in Japan. You can also have your hair styled appropriately and have make-up applied to make your experience more authentic, and you’ll have a beautiful Japanese-style wedding cake too. After the photo shoot, you’ll be guided through the painting of a daruma doll, which you’ll be able to keep as a souvenir. The entire experience lasts about 2 hours, and you’ll have memories to treasure for a lifetime!
This once-in-a-lifetime traditional Japanese experience includes:
・Wearing the coolest wedding kimono for men
・Wearing a beautiful wedding kimono including hairdo and hairpins for ladies
・Traditional Japanese tea ceremony
・Drinking matcha green tea
・Eating wagashi Japanese sweets
・A unique traditional experience with the combination of kimono wearing, zen, harmony, perfectionism, minimalism, meditation, Japanese green tea, and Japanese sweets
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
If you’re recently married, or if you’re going to be married soon, seize this opportunity to have your photos taken in traditional Japanese wedding attire. Experts are on hand to dress you, style your hair, and apply make-up so that you look just like a couple getting married in Japan. Lockers are available where you can store your clothing and valuables. After you’re dressed and made up, you’ll go to the studio to meet the professional photographer. Or if you’ve elected to have your photos taken in one of Kyoto’s beautiful parks, you and your photographer will be taken there for the photo shoot. You’ll also have your own wedding cake that you can have with you in the photos. The photographer has years of experience creating portraits of people wearing kimono, and will help you achieve traditional poses. After the shoot, you’ll be able to choose your favorite photos. You’ll receive digital versions of your chosen portraits. Create memories that you’ll cherish forever by having your photos take in traditional Japanese wedding attire!
IncludedWedding Kimono WearingHairdo for Ladies (simple style)Photo ShootingJapanese Traditional Tea CeremonySurprise Gift
Not IncludedTransportationHotel pickup and drop-offMake up
Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya KyotoWe are a cultural experience venue located in the heart of Kyoto, the cultural capital of Japan. We pride ourselves on providing authenthinc experiences in Kyoto. Founded on the four main pricinples of tea ceremony (Harmony, respect, purity and tranquility) Maikoya has gained recognition among both locals and foreigners. Maikoya also recently has been selected as one of the best tea ceremony venues in Japan by Tripadvisor. Learning about a country through cultural workshops and activities will give you a better understanding of our intricate history, valued social principals and holistic way of life. By learning about Japan and its people, you will be immersed in different perspectives and approaches that are unique to this country. Maikoya Kyoto offers you opportunities to understand this culture through local instructors and guides. There is no better way to learn about a new place from the viewpoints of those who grew up and live in this amazing country. What better way to spend an afternoon than learning a traditional, beautiful new art form with a knowledgeable tutor in a picturesque setting? You wouldn't find friendlier people to help you experience Japan in all its splendour.
Our address is Japan, 〒604-8006 Kyoto, Nakagyō-ku, Nakanocho, 565-4 JP Take Exit 9 at the Kawaramachi Station google map
Our phone number is 075-606-5303
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*** Please let us know the gender ratio and if you have any food allergies, Halal, gluten-free, vegan or vegetarian preferences.
Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
Do you accept walk-ins?Yes, we accept walk-ins. However, it is chepaer to book online and you may need to wait if you show up without a reservation especially during the peak season.
Do I need to wear a kimono?Traditional tea ceremony is usually conducted by wearing a kimono but since you may simply not be interested in it or you may be pregnant (earlier than 3rd trimester OK) we don’t require you to wear a kimono.
Do I need to sit on my knees all the time or I can sit comfortably? Can I sit on the chair?Yes you can sit comfortably without sitting on your knees. Yes we do provide chairs and desks if you need.
What is the etiquette for tea ceremony?Please remember to --take your shoes off, --be quiet and not talk to your partner throughout the ceremony, —not use your cell phone (we allow photos before and after) but ideally you should forget worldly and materialistic thoughts.
Do you have kimonos for kids?Please remember to --take your shoes off, --be quiet and not talk to your partner throughout the ceremony, —not use your cell phone (we allow photos before and after) but ideally you should forget worldly and materialistic thoughts.
Do you have plus size kimonos?Yes we do have extra size kimonos. If you are a plus size please let us know when you reserve about your size.
Can I walk outside wearing the kimono for the rest of the day?Yes! you can walk outside with additional fee JPY1000 by 6 pm!
Do you provide any hairdo services?Yes (for females), we will make sure you look your best and your hair matches the traditional kimono style.
Do you only show activities or you explain the meanings, symbols etc?Of course we explain all the meanings and symbols. We also answer many questions you may have (what tis the relationship between zen and tea ceremony, what is the relationship between zen and shodo, what is the difference between Shinto and Buddhism, etc.)
Do you have a souvenir shop where I can get matcha tea, tea ceremony set, calligraphy set, etc. to remember my experience?Yes we do.
Where can I buy a kimono?We can recommend you a few nearby shops that sell 2nd hand, upscale and economy kimonos, yukatas, samues and hakamas.