Osu x Kimono : Enjoy Nagoya's Vintage Arcades in Kimono
Duration: 6 Hour(s) (approx.)
Location:Nagoya-shi, Naka-ku, Aichi
Explore the popular retro cityscape area, Osu and other seasonal/culture events around Nagoya freely in a kimono. With our all day kimono rental available, you're not limited to nearby backdrops, explore as you please. Our kimono shop team is your ally in choosing the kimono combination of your dreams!
- Fully enjoy your kimono while walking and eating, with our comfortable and easy-to-walk in sandals.
Our staff will introduce you to the best photo and gourmet spots in Osu, Nagoya. You are also welcome to travel further to enjoy cherry blossoms, cultural events etc., around the prefecture.
Come as you are: Our kimono shop has been recognized in 2022 by the Japan Travel Awards as a LGBT friendly and safe space!
Tailor you plan to your needs, with extra hair set, rental time, privatized photo studio access or ceremonial kimono options.
[From 10:00am] Sign in at the reception and complete the temperature measurement and hand sanitizing process.
Take your time in choosing the perfect kimono with our friendly staff.
[00:15] Dress up (hair setting in option).
[00:45] Our staff will introduce you to a few kimono posing tips, and hand you a map with photo spots and gourmet information of Osu area.
Please come back by 16:30 to change back to your clothes. (next day return plan is also available with extra fee)
This is a day kimono rental plan to enjoy Osu and Nagoya at your own pace.
As the city has a lot to offer around the seasons, we highly recommend you to wear a kimono to go admire cherry blossoms or autumn leaves, or take the subway to visit Nagoya Castle. Some of our clients also enjoy eating at traditional restaurants or taking cultural classes with their kimono on! Tell us what you plan to do, and our staff will help you choose the perfect outfit.
Do not hesitate in asking questions and speaking about your preferences and needs. Our shop is a safe place for every one and any combination can be made, no matter your body or gender. Cosplayers are also welcome!
A private photo studio and photographer plan can also be arranged in advance, if you don’t feel like sharing your kimono with the world but want to keep these precious kimono memories for yourself.
Want to know more about kimono etiquette? Take the “Basic Manners Course” option to get more explanation on easy etiquette and learn some kimono posing tricks!
【THINGS TO NOTE】
- Duration：Max 6 hours (10:30-16:30)
- Meeting point：Wasou Kajiura Kimono Rental [MAP]
Kajiura tex Bldg. 5F, 4-10-40 Osu, Nagoya-shi, Naka-ku, Aichi 460-0011
- Access：Take the number 12 exit at "Kamimaezu Station" on the Nagoya Municipal Subway Meijo Line or Tsurumai Line, and walk for 1 minute. Shop is located on the 5th floor of Kajiura Tex Building.
- Language support：Japanese, English(※), Chinese(※), Korean(※) ※via translation tools
- Included：Dress up, 1 hair ornament
- Excluded：Manner course + simple hair set *optional
- Clothes：Please avoid heavily wired bras or tight chest binders, that could make your experience uncomfortable. (we can bind your chest in a way that fits the kimono you chose if needed, just ask!)
- Participation requirements：
・We have a big size kimono. (Hip size up to 120 cm is possible)
・Cross-gender dressing is possible.
・Pregnant women are welcome (please contact us in advance)
・Those who are breastfeeding are not allowed to participate. (Because the clothes will tighten the body)
・Wheelchair users can also participate.
- Special support：
・Infants are allowed. (We have a playpen)
・You can bring a stroller.
・Luggage storage service available at no extra cost.
- Free Wi-Fi：None
- Toilet：Available (Western-style)
【HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES】
・Face masks required for travelers in public areas
・Face masks required for guides in public areas
・Face masks provided for travelers as needed
・Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
・Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
・Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
・Gear/equipment sanitized between uses
・Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
・Guides required to regularly wash hands
・Regular temperature checks for staff
・Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
・Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
・Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
・Contactless ticket redemption
7 to 4 days before the tour date: 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date: 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.