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Professional Kimono photo shoot + printed photo in a frame
Kimono & yukata photo shooting in Osaka. Have your portraits taken wearing traditional Japanese clothing. At a studio with many different backgrounds. Maikoya is the only place in Kansai that offers multiple traditional decors for a great travel experience. We have 100% satisfaction rate.
- Various styles of kimono for women, men, boys, and girls
- Experts who can dress you and apply appropriate hair styles
- A secure storage for your clothes and valuables
- A photographer in a well-equipped photo studio
We pride ourselves on providing authentic Japanese cultural experiences to tourists and residents alike.
In this course, you can experience wearing Kimono, hair styling and photo shooting. You can choose the Kimono, hair accessory, cute bag in a variety of designs.
Also you can put socks (Tabi socks), they will be a gift for you.
After you dressed up, a photographer will take a picture of you.
– Edo period’s background
– Heian periods’s background
– Sengoku period’s background
– Maikoya’s exterior background
One picture will be presented for you with a special cardboard.
You can spend your time freely the remaining time with your Kimono’s on in the Heritage House.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
When you come to have your photos taken, rest assured that you are in the best of hands. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by experts who will answer any questions and help you choose the best kimono for you. After making your choice, you will be taken to changing rooms where our experts will help you put on the kimono.
Lockers are available there where you can store your clothing and valuables.
Don’t miss this opportunity to have your photos taken in traditional Japanese attire!
IncludedWearing KimonoPrinted photo in a frame
Not IncludedTransportationHotel pickup and drop-off
MAIKOYA OSAKAMaikoya Contact the HostMaikoya 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. FAQ
*** 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