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Get decked out in a kimono for a 2-hour stroll through the streets of Asakusa on this high-style local experience. Journey with your guide by subway to a kimono rental store in Asakusa, where you’ll be sized for an exquisite garment of your own complete with its own obi (sash). Then strut your stuff on the streets of Asakusa, posing for pictures and taking in the sights along the way. Visit the famous Senso-ji and also explore the backstreets of Asakusa where still maintains the unique atmosphere of ancient Edo Period.

Highlights

  • Kimono-wearing experience in Asakusa, Tokyo
  • Walk with your guide around the Asakusa area, one of Tokyo's most historical areas
  • Take in the sights and pose for photos while wearing a traditional kimono
  • One-way subway transport included

What You Can Expect

Kimono Experience and Walking Tour in Asakusa

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Dress up in a traditional Japanese kimono and then take a 2-hour walk through the streets of Asakusa neighborhood during this fun-filled excursion. Pretend you’re Japanese for the day as you’re fitted with your very own kimono and walk the streets, posing for photos along the way.

Start your kimono excursion at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal in the morning and meet your guide. Proceed with your guide by subway to Asakusa where the famous Senso-ji and the huge lantern called Kaminarimon is located. Head to a local kimono shop for a fitting. Receive a warm welcome at the shop, filled with traditional Japanese outfits, and join your host in the back where you’ll pick the kimono you like and try on a kimono of your own, beautifully decorated with intricate patterns and stunning colors. After putting on an undergarment gown, you’ll be wrapped in your kimono and obi, which is secured snugly around your waist. The final touch is the tabi, split-toe socks, and geta, traditional Japanese sandals worn with kimonos.

During your fitting, listen to an explanation about the history of the kimono from your guide, a t-shaped garment donned by both men and women for special events and occasions such as weddings. Then once you’re fully prepared, head out for a relaxing walk in Asakusa. Visit the famous Senso-ji and also explore the backstreets of Asakusa where still maintains the unique atmosphere of ancient Edo Period. Meander the nearby streets, stopping for picture-perfect photo ops in your outfit along the way. Finish your excursion by changing back into regular clothes at the kimono rental store. You can get the direction from your guide for your next destination or continue exploring Asakusa.

Customer Reviews

Maria Rosa B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was enjoyable. It gives you an insight on the Japanese culture. A must do activity when visiting Japan.

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