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Kimono Rental Osaka Castle
Renting a kimono and having an unforgettable visit to Osaka Castle is now possible. Come to Maikoya Osaka and we will help you select the best kimono, style your hair and make sure you look your best from top to bottom when strolling around the old paths of Osaka Castle like. Maikoya Osaka is a new 5-store building that serves as a cultural activity center where a number of English speaking staff available throughout the day to serve you smoothly. Your trip to Osaka castle will be way more enjoyable in a traditional kimono thanks to great selection of kimonos, the convenient location and more importantly friendly bilingual staff.
Don’t worry about how difficult the process of putting on a kimono is because an expert will be helping you all the way. As you’re getting dressed, feel free to ask questions to learn more about the history of the kimono and how it has evolved over time. Or ask about each item to find out what it’s called and how it functions to make the kimono look the way it does. You can also learn some of the occasions for wearing kimono, and the different types of kimono that people wear. And if you so desire, the staff will apply make-up and style your hair in a way fitting of any kimono you choose to wear.
You’ll find everything you need here; various types of kimono from different periods of Japanese history, as well as accessories such as appropriate footwear, purses, and Japanese fans will make your look complete. There’s an assortment of items for men, women, and children, so you’re certain to find something that you’ll love. And don’t worry about your belongings because there are lockers you can use to keep your personal items secure.
Includedhair accessorieshairstyling (simple style)innerwaersockskimono rental (until 6pm)
Not IncludedTransportationWarm clothes***In winter season, we recommend you to wear a scarf, thin thermal shirt and leggings to keep you warm (Tights is not suitable for Japanese footwear "zori").***You can rental warm clothes with additional fee at MAIKOYA.
MAIKOYAMaikoya Contact the Host
Address: 1 Chome-22-7 Shinmachi, Nishi Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 550-0013
Book online and get your voucher via email instantly!Maikoya Osaka offers unique cultural experiences where visitors can engage in various cultural activities such as the traditional tea ceremony, Japanese calligraphy, origami, kimono dressing and much more. Maikoya Osaka is the only place in Japan where visitors can meet and chat with a maiko in training anytime of the year.
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 through activities and lessons such as tea ceremony, kimono dressing, Japanese cooking and the life of a samurai, you will be immersed in different perspectives and approaches that are unique to this country. Maikoya 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 a day than learning a traditional, beautiful new activity with a knowledgeable tutor in a picturesque setting? You wouldn’t find friendlier people to help you experience Japan in all its splendor. *** Please let us know if you have any food allergies, Halal, vegan or vegetarian preferences.Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
1- Do you accept walk-ins? For tea ceremony, kimono experience, calligraphy and the samurai experience we accept walk ins. However, there is a possibility that you may need to wait sometime to be served if you show up without any reservation. So, we kindly recommend reserving in advance.
2-Do you have kimonos for kids? Yes, we do have small size kimonos for kids. Just let us know the age/height of your child in advance.
3- Can I walk outside wearing the kimono for the rest of the day? This depends on the season.Some seasons we allow the customers to walk outside and take pictures. We have the kimono rental option, for a small additional fee you can stroll the streets of Osaka or visit Osaka castle by wearing a kimono for the rest of the day.
4- 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.
5- How far is your location from the Dotonbori area? How far is your location from Umeda? It is about 18-minute walk or 6-minute taxi ride from Dotonbori. It is about 10-minute train ride or a 15-minute taxi ride from Umeda.
6- Do you hold your activities in a Japanese house? I want to see inside of a Japanese house. Yes. You have to take your shoes off to get in and all the rooms have the interior like a traditional Japanese house.
7- Do you have discounts if I want to experience multiple events at once?. For individuals we usually can't offer any discount as we need to prepare for each activity in advance. For groups more than 4, who want to experience multiple activities, please drop us a message with the subject title multiple activities for groups.
8- Do you only show activities or you explain the meanings, symbols etc?. We are the only place that is supervised by college professors and and focus on cross-cultural awareness. Our experiences are lots of fun and also quite educational.
9- Do you have a souvenir shop where I can get matcha tea, tea ceremony set, calligraphy set, replica swords etc. to remember my experience?. Yes, we have a gift shop on the first floor.
Call Maikoya: 06-6556-6257