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Elegant Oiran Makeover and Photo Shoot Experience in Kyoto

 

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Description

Enter the mystical world of the oiran and transform into a beautiful oiran dressed in a luxurious kimono and elaborate accessories. Get dressed by professional stylists and take stunning photos in luxurious booths for a memorable time in Kyoto.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 2 business days (17:00 local time) to 1 business days (17:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Tours

Kokoran Oiran Plan

3 photos (12 cm x 16.5 cm) Duration: 2.5 hours Includes: 1 Uchikake kimono, hair styling, make-up, 1 studio booth

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-10-2019   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child (Age 15 & up) $215

Inclusion

  • 1 Uchikake kimono / Hair and make-up / 1 studio booth / 3 photos (12 cm x 16.5 cm)
  • English-speaking assistant
  • Japanese-speaking staff

Start Timings

09:00,  10:00,  11:00,  12:00,  
13:00,  14:00,  15:00,  16:00,  
17:00

Schedules

08:50:00 Check-in at Esperanto

Day: Day1
Uchikake Kimono Selection
An uchikake kimono is a special decorative kimono with many celebratory brocades and embroideries that is worn for weddings. The uchikake is worn like a robe and is meant to trail on the floor. Find an uchikake kimono of your choice from the many selections at the studio.
Day: Day1
Preparation
Put your belongings (except your wallet, phone and other valuables) in the locker. Get helpful assistance by the hospitable staffs as you change into the under kimono first.
Day: Day1
Hair and Make-up
The standard Kokoran Oiran plan is great for those looking for a natural look. Your natural hair will be styled to match your look! The Neo Oiran plan allows you to get the authentic geisha-style white foundation (optional) and add the special Tate Hyogo Oiran hair style for a classic Oiran look.
Day: Day1
Dressing
Before wearing your uchikake kimono, you will be dressed in a base kimono. If you would like to show your shoulders, please request at this time. The Kokoran Oiran plan will be a komon kimono with simple patterns. The Neo Oiran plan will have a more decorative wedding kimono called the kakeshita.
Day: Day1
Photo Booths
Select from three gorgeous photo booths to take photos at the time of booking. Please note that the photos of the booths below are samples and can change on site.
Day: Day1
Gold Booth
Make yourself glitter in glamour with a touch of luxury and lust. Surround yourself with colorful peonies and wisterias, bringing out the charm and beauty as you strike a pose within the elegant golden booth.
Day: Day1
Red Booth
Known to be the thematic color of an Oiran, the red booth has a classic feel of Yoshiwara with ornate Japanese furniture, folding screens and decoration. Feel like an authentic Oiran with firey passion and a hidden charm.
Day: Day1
Blossom Booth
In a beautiful courtyard awaits an Oiran after dark. Create your own dreamy world with captivating poses in the blossom booth where cherry blooms create an alluring ambiance regardless of the season.
Day: Day1
Studio Photo Shoot
Step into the studio where a professional photographer will take your pictures. Even if you are unsure of how to pose, the cameraman will instruct you so that you can strike poses like a model. Plenty of props will also be available for you to use during this time.
Day: Day1
Selfie Photo Time
Make way to the selfie photo taking area and take some memorable photos on your camera or phone! Feel free to ask the staff to take photos of you as well! Please understand that selfies cannot be taken in the photo booths.
Day: Day1
Make-up Removal
There will be an area to remove your make-up and touch up your face. Basic make-up, hair dryer, and an iron will be available to use.
Day: Day1
Photo Selection
Pick out the photos of your choice out of the many you took! Those visiting from outside of Japan will be able to receive your photos on the day of your activity.
Day: Day1
Activity Ends at Esperanto

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • By train:
    10-minute walk from exit 1 of Higashiyama Station on the Tozai subway Line.
    20-minute walk from the Sanjyo Station on the Keihan Line.
    By bus:
    7-minute walk from the Kyoto Kaikan Bijyutsukan-mae stop on the Kyoto City bus.
    12-minute walk from the Higashiyama Sanjyo stop on the Kyoto City bus.
    By car:
    Around 20 minutes from the Kyoto Higashi IC.
    There are 4 parking spaces available, but in the case it is full, please use the toll parking near by.

Neo Oiran Plan with 1 Uchikake Kimono

3 photos (25.4 cm x 20.3 cm) Duration: 2.5 hours Includes: 1 Uchikake kimono, hair styling, make-up (optional Geisha/Maiko-style white foundation base), 1 studio booth, decorative inner kimono, Oiran-style wig

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-10-2019   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child (Age 15 & up) $295

Inclusion

  • 1 Uchikake kimono / Hair styling / make-up (optional Geisha/Maiko-style white foundation base) / 1 studio booth / 1 decorative inner kimono / Oiran-style wig / 3 photos (25.4 cm x 20.3 cm)
  • English-speaking assistant
  • Japanese-speaking staff

Start Timings

09:00,  10:00,  11:00,  12:00,  
13:00,  14:00,  15:00,  16:00,  
17:00

Schedules

08:50:00 Check-in at Esperanto

Day: Day1
Uchikake Kimono Selection
An uchikake kimono is a special decorative kimono with many celebratory brocades and embroideries that is worn for weddings. The uchikake is worn like a robe and is meant to trail on the floor. Find an uchikake kimono of your choice from the many selections at the studio.
Day: Day1
Preparation
Put your belongings (except your wallet, phone and other valuables) in the locker. Get helpful assistance by the hospitable staffs as you change into the under kimono first.
Day: Day1
Hair and Make-up
The standard Kokoran Oiran plan is great for those looking for a natural look. Your natural hair will be styled to match your look! The Neo Oiran plan allows you to get the authentic geisha-style white foundation (optional) and add the special Tate Hyogo Oiran hair style for a classic Oiran look.
Day: Day1
Dressing
Before wearing your uchikake kimono, you will be dressed in a base kimono. If you would like to show your shoulders, please request at this time. The Kokoran Oiran plan will be a komon kimono with simple patterns. The Neo Oiran plan will have a more decorative wedding kimono called the kakeshita.
Day: Day1
Photo Booths
Select from three gorgeous photo booths to take photos at the time of booking. Please note that the photos of the booths below are samples and can change on site.
Day: Day1
Gold Booth
Make yourself glitter in glamour with a touch of luxury and lust. Surround yourself with colorful peonies and wisterias, bringing out the charm and beauty as you strike a pose within the elegant golden booth.
Day: Day1
Red Booth
Known to be the thematic color of an Oiran, the red booth has a classic feel of Yoshiwara with ornate Japanese furniture, folding screens and decoration. Feel like an authentic Oiran with firey passion and a hidden charm.
Day: Day1
Blossom Booth
In a beautiful courtyard awaits an Oiran after dark. Create your own dreamy world with captivating poses in the blossom booth where cherry blooms create an alluring ambiance regardless of the season.
Day: Day1
Studio Photo Shoot
Step into the studio where a professional photographer will take your pictures. Even if you are unsure of how to pose, the cameraman will instruct you so that you can strike poses like a model. Plenty of props will also be available for you to use during this time.
Day: Day1
Selfie Photo Time
Make way to the selfie photo taking area and take some memorable photos on your camera or phone! Feel free to ask the staff to take photos of you as well! Please understand that selfies cannot be taken in the photo booths.
Day: Day1
Make-up Removal
There will be an area to remove your make-up and touch up your face. Basic make-up, hair dryer, and an iron will be available to use.
Day: Day1
Photo Selection
Pick out the photos of your choice out of the many you took! Those visiting from outside of Japan will be able to receive your photos on the day of your activity.
Day: Day1
Activity Ends at Esperanto

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • By train:
    10-minute walk from exit 1 of Higashiyama Station on the Tozai subway Line.
    20-minute walk from the Sanjyo Station on the Keihan Line.
    By bus:
    7-minute walk from the Kyoto Kaikan Bijyutsukan-mae stop on the Kyoto City bus.
    12-minute walk from the Higashiyama Sanjyo stop on the Kyoto City bus.
    By car:
    Around 20 minutes from the Kyoto Higashi IC.
    There are 4 parking spaces available, but in the case it is full, please use the toll parking near by.

Oiran & Kimono Couple Plan

A special plan for gentlemen who would like to accompany the lady during the photo shoot. 5 photos (12 cm x 16.5 cm) Duration: 2.5 hours Includes: 1 Uchikake kimono, 1 men's kimono, hair styling and make-up (for ladies only), 1 studio booth

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-10-2019   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child (Age 15 & up) $375

Inclusion

  • 1 Uchikake kimono / 1 Men's kimono / 1 studio booth / 5 photos (12 cm x 16.5 cm) / Hair and make-up (women only)
  • English-speaking assistant
  • Japanese-speaking staff

Start Timings

09:00,  10:00,  11:00,  12:00,  
13:00,  14:00,  15:00,  16:00,  
17:00

Schedules

08:50:00 Check-in at Esperanto

Day: Day1
Uchikake Kimono Selection
An uchikake kimono is a special decorative kimono with many celebratory brocades and embroideries that is worn for weddings. The uchikake is worn like a robe and is meant to trail on the floor. Find an uchikake kimono of your choice from the many selections at the studio.
Day: Day1
Preparation
Put your belongings (except your wallet, phone and other valuables) in the locker. Get helpful assistance by the hospitable staffs as you change into the under kimono first.
Day: Day1
Hair and Make-up
The standard Kokoran Oiran plan is great for those looking for a natural look. Your natural hair will be styled to match your look! The Neo Oiran plan allows you to get the authentic geisha-style white foundation (optional) and add the special Tate Hyogo Oiran hair style for a classic Oiran look.
Day: Day1
Dressing
Before wearing your uchikake kimono, you will be dressed in a base kimono. If you would like to show your shoulders, please request at this time. The Kokoran Oiran plan will be a komon kimono with simple patterns. The Neo Oiran plan will have a more decorative wedding kimono called the kakeshita.
Day: Day1
Photo Booths
Select from three gorgeous photo booths to take photos at the time of booking. Please note that the photos of the booths below are samples and can change on site.
Day: Day1
Gold Booth
Make yourself glitter in glamour with a touch of luxury and lust. Surround yourself with colorful peonies and wisterias, bringing out the charm and beauty as you strike a pose within the elegant golden booth.
Day: Day1
Red Booth
Known to be the thematic color of an Oiran, the red booth has a classic feel of Yoshiwara with ornate Japanese furniture, folding screens and decoration. Feel like an authentic Oiran with firey passion and a hidden charm.
Day: Day1
Blossom Booth
In a beautiful courtyard awaits an Oiran after dark. Create your own dreamy world with captivating poses in the blossom booth where cherry blooms create an alluring ambiance regardless of the season.
Day: Day1
Studio Photo Shoot
Step into the studio where a professional photographer will take your pictures. Even if you are unsure of how to pose, the cameraman will instruct you so that you can strike poses like a model. Plenty of props will also be available for you to use during this time.
Day: Day1
Selfie Photo Time
Make way to the selfie photo taking area and take some memorable photos on your camera or phone! Feel free to ask the staff to take photos of you as well! Please understand that selfies cannot be taken in the photo booths.
Day: Day1
Make-up Removal
There will be an area to remove your make-up and touch up your face. Basic make-up, hair dryer, and an iron will be available to use.
Day: Day1
Photo Selection
Pick out the photos of your choice out of the many you took! Those visiting from outside of Japan will be able to receive your photos on the day of your activity.
Day: Day1
Activity Ends at Esperanto

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • By train:
    10-minute walk from exit 1 of Higashiyama Station on the Tozai subway Line.
    20-minute walk from the Sanjyo Station on the Keihan Line.
    By bus:
    7-minute walk from the Kyoto Kaikan Bijyutsukan-mae stop on the Kyoto City bus.
    12-minute walk from the Higashiyama Sanjyo stop on the Kyoto City bus.
    By car:
    Around 20 minutes from the Kyoto Higashi IC.
    There are 4 parking spaces available, but in the case it is full, please use the toll parking near by.

Neo Oiran Plan with 2 Uchikake Kimonos

5 photos (25.4 cm x 20.3 cm) Duration: 2.5 hours Includes: 2 Uchikake kimonos, hair styling, make-up (optional Geisha/Maiko-style white foundation base), 1 studio booth, decorative inner kimono, Oiran-style wig

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-10-2019   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child (Age 15 & up) $398

Inclusion

  • 2 Uchikake kimono / Hair styling / make-up (optional Geisha/Maiko-style white foundation base) / 1 studio booth / 1 decorative inner kimono / Oiran-style wig / 5 photos (25.4 cm x 20.3 cm)
  • English-speaking assistant
  • Japanese-speaking staff

Start Timings

09:00,  10:00,  11:00,  12:00,  
13:00,  14:00,  15:00,  16:00,  
17:00

Schedules

08:50:00 Check-in at Esperanto

Day: Day1
Uchikake Kimono Selection
An uchikake kimono is a special decorative kimono with many celebratory brocades and embroideries that is worn for weddings. The uchikake is worn like a robe and is meant to trail on the floor. Find an uchikake kimono of your choice from the many selections at the studio.
Day: Day1
Preparation
Put your belongings (except your wallet, phone and other valuables) in the locker. Get helpful assistance by the hospitable staffs as you change into the under kimono first.
Day: Day1
Hair and Make-up
The standard Kokoran Oiran plan is great for those looking for a natural look. Your natural hair will be styled to match your look! The Neo Oiran plan allows you to get the authentic geisha-style white foundation (optional) and add the special Tate Hyogo Oiran hair style for a classic Oiran look.
Day: Day1
Dressing
Before wearing your uchikake kimono, you will be dressed in a base kimono. If you would like to show your shoulders, please request at this time. The Kokoran Oiran plan will be a komon kimono with simple patterns. The Neo Oiran plan will have a more decorative wedding kimono called the kakeshita.
Day: Day1
Photo Booths
Select from three gorgeous photo booths to take photos at the time of booking. Please note that the photos of the booths below are samples and can change on site.
Day: Day1
Gold Booth
Make yourself glitter in glamour with a touch of luxury and lust. Surround yourself with colorful peonies and wisterias, bringing out the charm and beauty as you strike a pose within the elegant golden booth.
Day: Day1
Red Booth
Known to be the thematic color of an Oiran, the red booth has a classic feel of Yoshiwara with ornate Japanese furniture, folding screens and decoration. Feel like an authentic Oiran with firey passion and a hidden charm.
Day: Day1
Blossom Booth
In a beautiful courtyard awaits an Oiran after dark. Create your own dreamy world with captivating poses in the blossom booth where cherry blooms create an alluring ambiance regardless of the season.
Day: Day1
Studio Photo Shoot
Step into the studio where a professional photographer will take your pictures. Even if you are unsure of how to pose, the cameraman will instruct you so that you can strike poses like a model. Plenty of props will also be available for you to use during this time.
Day: Day1
Selfie Photo Time
Make way to the selfie photo taking area and take some memorable photos on your camera or phone! Feel free to ask the staff to take photos of you as well! Please understand that selfies cannot be taken in the photo booths.
Day: Day1
Make-up Removal
There will be an area to remove your make-up and touch up your face. Basic make-up, hair dryer, and an iron will be available to use.
Day: Day1
Photo Selection
Pick out the photos of your choice out of the many you took! Those visiting from outside of Japan will be able to receive your photos on the day of your activity.
Day: Day1
Activity Ends at Esperanto

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • By train:
    10-minute walk from exit 1 of Higashiyama Station on the Tozai subway Line.
    20-minute walk from the Sanjyo Station on the Keihan Line.
    By bus:
    7-minute walk from the Kyoto Kaikan Bijyutsukan-mae stop on the Kyoto City bus.
    12-minute walk from the Higashiyama Sanjyo stop on the Kyoto City bus.
    By car:
    Around 20 minutes from the Kyoto Higashi IC.
    There are 4 parking spaces available, but in the case it is full, please use the toll parking near by.

Neo Oiran & Haori-Hakama Couple Plan

A special plan for gentlemen who would like to accompany the lady during the photo shoot. 5 photos (25.4 cm x 20.3 cm) Duration: 2.5 hours Includes: 1 Uchikake kimono, 1 studio booth, make-up for ladies (optional Geisha/Maiko-style white foundation base), 1 studio booth, decorative inner kimono, Oiran-style wig 1 haori and hakama for men

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-10-2019   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child (Age 15 & up) $502

Inclusion

  • 1 Uchikake kimono / 1 studio booth / Make-up for ladies (optional Geisha/Maiko-style white foundation base) / Hair styling / 1 studio booth / 1 decorative inner kimono for ladies / Oiran-style wig / 1 haori and hakama for men / 5 photos (25.4 cm x 20.3 cm)
  • English-speaking assistant
  • Japanese-speaking staff

Start Timings

09:00,  10:00,  11:00,  12:00,  
13:00,  14:00,  15:00,  16:00,  
17:00

Schedules

08:50:00 Check-in at Esperanto

Day: Day1
Uchikake Kimono Selection
An uchikake kimono is a special decorative kimono with many celebratory brocades and embroideries that is worn for weddings. The uchikake is worn like a robe and is meant to trail on the floor. Find an uchikake kimono of your choice from the many selections at the studio.
Day: Day1
Preparation
Put your belongings (except your wallet, phone and other valuables) in the locker. Get helpful assistance by the hospitable staffs as you change into the under kimono first.
Day: Day1
Hair and Make-up
The standard Kokoran Oiran plan is great for those looking for a natural look. Your natural hair will be styled to match your look! The Neo Oiran plan allows you to get the authentic geisha-style white foundation (optional) and add the special Tate Hyogo Oiran hair style for a classic Oiran look.
Day: Day1
Dressing
Before wearing your uchikake kimono, you will be dressed in a base kimono. If you would like to show your shoulders, please request at this time. The Kokoran Oiran plan will be a komon kimono with simple patterns. The Neo Oiran plan will have a more decorative wedding kimono called the kakeshita.
Day: Day1
Photo Booths
Select from three gorgeous photo booths to take photos at the time of booking. Please note that the photos of the booths below are samples and can change on site.
Day: Day1
Gold Booth
Make yourself glitter in glamour with a touch of luxury and lust. Surround yourself with colorful peonies and wisterias, bringing out the charm and beauty as you strike a pose within the elegant golden booth.
Day: Day1
Red Booth
Known to be the thematic color of an Oiran, the red booth has a classic feel of Yoshiwara with ornate Japanese furniture, folding screens and decoration. Feel like an authentic Oiran with firey passion and a hidden charm.
Day: Day1
Blossom Booth
In a beautiful courtyard awaits an Oiran after dark. Create your own dreamy world with captivating poses in the blossom booth where cherry blooms create an alluring ambiance regardless of the season.
Day: Day1
Studio Photo Shoot
Step into the studio where a professional photographer will take your pictures. Even if you are unsure of how to pose, the cameraman will instruct you so that you can strike poses like a model. Plenty of props will also be available for you to use during this time.
Day: Day1
Selfie Photo Time
Make way to the selfie photo taking area and take some memorable photos on your camera or phone! Feel free to ask the staff to take photos of you as well! Please understand that selfies cannot be taken in the photo booths.
Day: Day1
Make-up Removal
There will be an area to remove your make-up and touch up your face. Basic make-up, hair dryer, and an iron will be available to use.
Day: Day1
Photo Selection
Pick out the photos of your choice out of the many you took! Those visiting from outside of Japan will be able to receive your photos on the day of your activity.
Day: Day1
Activity Ends at Esperanto

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • By train:
    10-minute walk from exit 1 of Higashiyama Station on the Tozai subway Line.
    20-minute walk from the Sanjyo Station on the Keihan Line.
    By bus:
    7-minute walk from the Kyoto Kaikan Bijyutsukan-mae stop on the Kyoto City bus.
    12-minute walk from the Higashiyama Sanjyo stop on the Kyoto City bus.
    By car:
    Around 20 minutes from the Kyoto Higashi IC.
    There are 4 parking spaces available, but in the case it is full, please use the toll parking near by.

Activity Detail

Restrictions

  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • People 15 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Additional Notes

  • Printed photos will be put in a special album by Esperanto and given to you. Photos will be edited and mailed to you within a month after your experience. For those visiting from overseas, you will be able to receive your photos on the day of your activity.
  • You will not be needing prior reservations for more photos, CD-R with all your photos, and other options for an additional fare. Feel free to ask the staff on the day of your tour.
  • Up to 3 people will be able to have a photo shoot at once. For groups of 4 or more will need to separate into multiple groups.
  • Please understand that, for women to feel comfortable during their photo shoot, the staff will ask for gentlemen who are not taking part in the photo shoot to wait in the waiting area.
  • All outfits are standard Japanese medium to large sizes, however for people who require larger sizes, a loose fitting dressing-style will be applied for fitting purposes. People who own their own kimono outfit are welcome to bring it as well with prior notice. Please inquire in advance.
  • Please do not take photos with your own camera or smart phone inside the studio. There is a separate photo area for you to take selfies and other photos on your own device.

Dressing & Items to Bring

  • Feel free to come in any kind of attire along with make-up. Please do not wear bra-top shirts if you are doing the oiran experience.
  • Please bring your usual make-up to touch up before leaving. Inner kimono, tabi socks, make-up remover, basic make-up, towel, hair dryer will be available at the studio.

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