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Turn Into a Maiko - Garden Plan - in Kyoto provided by Attractive JAPAN

Turn Into a Maiko - Garden Plan - in Kyoto

Turn Into a Maiko - Garden Plan - in Kyoto
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【OUTLINE】 A maiko experience in a real teahouse (place where geiko entertain their guests) in the Gion district established in the Taisho Era (1912-1926). Prepare to become a maiko, typical for Kyoto and pictures will be taken of your beautiful maiko appearance in the Tsuboniwa courtyard in Kyo-Machiya (a traditional wooden house in Kyoto). No special preparation is necessary. Please leave everything to the staff that day. You will receive three 2L-size (127×178mm) photos. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・Change into a maiko with Japanese makeup, a gorgeous kimono and a brilliant hair ornament. ・Photography in the authentic Tsuboniwa courtyard in Kyo-Machiya (Kyoto townhouse), where water filled bamboo-tubes and garden lanterns have been arranged. ・A photographer, who knows the essence of the beauty of maiko, will take pictures
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
Japanese, English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
Japanese, English
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 51978P192
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • Maiko experience
  • Pictures of 3 poses
  • Three 2L-size (127×178mm) photos.
  • Local taxes
Exclusions
  • Make-up products to use after the Maiko makeup is removed
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Duration
2h 30m
Departure details
  • Gion AYA Maiko & Geisha Makeover, 499-8 Shimokawarachō, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0825, Japan Meeting point:Gion AYA 499-8,Shimogawara, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto    Access: 【Taxi】(recommended) From Kyoto station is take around 15 minutes (1,200 yen) Let the driver know that you want to go to Ryotei Hamasaku. 【Train】 1. Take the number 7 exit at Gion Shijo station on the Keihan Main Line and take the Shijo-dori Street in the direction of the Yasaka Shrine. 2. At the intersection in front of the Yasaka shrine, cross the street in the direction of the Gion Koban (Police box) and turn left. Cross the crosswalk in front of the shop called Tsuruha drug store in the direction of the Yasaka Shrine. 3.Turn right in front of the Yasaka shrine and walk 100 meters. Turn left at Hotel Sunline and walk 100 meters. 4.Turn right in front of Cafe Jouvencelle and walk 35 meters. Turn left on the road between the Japanese-style confectionery shop and Ryotei Hamasaku and the shop is on your left side.
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Participation requirements: 10 years and above Height:145㎝ and above Please consult us if bust or hip size is 120cm and above Gender:Female
  • Free Wi-Fi:〇
  • Toilet:〇 (Western style)
  • Other things to note: If you have a sensitive skin, the experience is at your own risk
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travellers
Inclusions
  • Maiko experience
  • Pictures of 3 poses
  • Three 2L-size (127×178mm) photos.
  • Local taxes
Exclusions
  • Make-up products to use after the Maiko makeup is removed
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Departure details
  • Gion AYA Maiko & Geisha Makeover, 499-8 Shimokawarachō, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0825, Japan Meeting point:Gion AYA 499-8,Shimogawara, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto    Access: 【Taxi】(recommended) From Kyoto station is take around 15 minutes (1,200 yen) Let the driver know that you want to go to Ryotei Hamasaku. 【Train】 1. Take the number 7 exit at Gion Shijo station on the Keihan Main Line and take the Shijo-dori Street in the direction of the Yasaka Shrine. 2. At the intersection in front of the Yasaka shrine, cross the street in the direction of the Gion Koban (Police box) and turn left. Cross the crosswalk in front of the shop called Tsuruha drug store in the direction of the Yasaka Shrine. 3.Turn right in front of the Yasaka shrine and walk 100 meters. Turn left at Hotel Sunline and walk 100 meters. 4.Turn right in front of Cafe Jouvencelle and walk 35 meters. Turn left on the road between the Japanese-style confectionery shop and Ryotei Hamasaku and the shop is on your left side.
Duration
2h 30m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Participation requirements: 10 years and above Height:145㎝ and above Please consult us if bust or hip size is 120cm and above Gender:Female
  • Free Wi-Fi:〇
  • Toilet:〇 (Western style)
  • Other things to note: If you have a sensitive skin, the experience is at your own risk
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Gion AYA Maiko & Geisha Makeover
    499-8 Shimokawarachō, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0825, Japan
    Meeting point:Gion AYA 499-8,Shimogawara, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto    Access: 【Taxi】(recommended) From Kyoto station is take around 15 minutes (1,200 yen) Let the driver know that you want to go to Ryotei Hamasaku. 【Train】 1. Take the number 7 exit at Gion Shijo station on the Keihan Main Line and take the Shijo-dori Street in the direction of the Yasaka Shrine. 2. At the intersection in front of the Yasaka shrine, cross the street in the direction of the Gion Koban (Police box) and turn left. Cross the crosswalk in front of the shop called Tsuruha drug store in the direction of the Yasaka Shrine. 3.Turn right in front of the Yasaka shrine and walk 100 meters. Turn left at Hotel Sunline and walk 100 meters. 4.Turn right in front of Cafe Jouvencelle and walk 35 meters. Turn left on the road between the Japanese-style confectionery shop and Ryotei Hamasaku and the shop is on your left side.
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    Gion AYA Maiko & Geisha Makeover
    Stop: 3 hours
    ・Change into a maiko The venue for the maiko experience is a real teahouse in the Gion district established in the Taisho Era, which is a 1-minute walk from the south gate of the Yasaka Shrine. When you come to the shop you will be immediately turned into a maiko. After putting on special underwear for a kimono, Japanese make-up will follow. And last you can change into your favorite gorgeous kimono. You can then select a Japanese hair ornament that matches your style. ・Photography at the Tsuboniwa courtyard. In the authentic Tsuboniwa in Kyo-Machiya, water filled bamboo-tubes and garden lanterns have been arranged and the beautiful backgrounds of the four seasons makes the appearance of the maiko shine more. In the Tsuboniwa, the photographer, who knows the essence of the beauty of maiko, will teach you how to pose like a maiko and will take pictures of your maiko appearance from the best angles. The garden will become a private space with only one two people during the photography. You can also take pictures by yourself for 10 minutes in the garden or in front of the store using your own smart phone or camera. ・Photo pick up Take off the kimono and the wig, also take off your make-up and go back to your old self. When you've finished dressing, please take the album with the photos that are just made home with you.
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BartTV
Antwerp, Belgium14 contributions
Super mooie makeover
Sep. 2019
Dit was een make-over met veel oog voor detail en kwaliteit. Zowel de makup als de kledij waren top. Zeer vriendelijk en correct. We kregen ook ruim de tijd om zelf foto's te maken. Eindresultaat was fantastisch.
Written 12 September 2019
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