For the past 300 years in Kyoto, Maiko has been playing an active role performing traditional songs and dances at banquets where customers enjoy eating and drinking. Maiko refers to apprentice Geiko who entertain people with special kimono, make-up and hairstyles different from Geiko. Admiring the lovely appearance, Maiko makeover is very popular in Kyoto. Customers of wide generations, from 5 to 95 years old, are sure to be satisfied with this plan.
You can choose any kimono you like from a wide variety of carefully selected photogenic kimonos. Experienced female staff is happy to help you choose the best kimono on you. Professional artists will turn you into a charming Maiko with its typical white make-up. The cosmetics to be used is authentic but gentle on the skin as well. The photo studio is a reproduction of teahouse where Maiko entertain customers. Become a Maiko and have your photos taken in an authentic Japanese room, and at its entrance wearing 'Okobo' Maiko's sandals (10 cm tall!) and holding an umbrella. Enjoy modeling while striking various poses and get photographed by the professional. From the photos taken, you can get 8 cuts to your liking stored in a CD-R. You can take many more photos that will liven up SNS at the designated space inside the shop. The liquid white make-up used for the experience is gentle on the skin and easy to remove. Basic skin care items are ready for you to use.
Duration: 3 hours
Activity timing: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2,pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm
Maiko Dress-up Experience In Kyoto
Adult/Child: Age 5 and above
Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.
Meeting point：STUDIO YUMEKOUBOU Kyoto Head studio
YUMEKOUBOU Bldg., 511 Minamimachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8232