In the heart of Kyoto, a retro and full treasures area around Gojo. Find yourself surrounded by all the elements, the old architecture and history that will make you see Kyoto from a new perspective.

Off the beaten path Gojo walking tour

Learn

Capture

Eat

A fun and instructive tour!

Near Yumeyakata, when we talk about Gojo, we usually think of famous places and concepts such as Miyagawacho (one of Kyoto's hanamachi), Kiyomizu-yaki pottery art, or Gojozaka leading to Kiyomizu Temple. But there is in reality a secret area full of retro streets that even locals don't know of.

With the Kyoto Certified Tour Guide Akane Kibune, who contributes already to Yumeyakata's blog, get to know one of Gojo's mysterious areas and lesser-known history during this tour! You can also get recommendations about the hidden spots where to take nice pictures.

Discover a new aspect of Kyoto!

Wear a kimono around this area full of treasures!

Discover the back alleys of Gojo in kimono

Kimono Rental | Book in advance for discounts!

\2,800/person, \5,500/couple

Return the kimonos by 19:30.

Walking Tour Price

※Pay in advance by credit card only,

   including Visa, Mastercard, American Express and JCB.

If you rent a kimono at Yumeyakata:

 2 persons: 3,000yen/person ; 3 persons or above: 2,500yen/person

Without rental: 

 2 persons: 3,500yen/person ; 3 persons or above: 3,000yen/person

Learn History

Without helping it, you get into some narrow streets. Suddenly, a beautiful old machiya.

Places that can't be found in any guidebook will open to you today.

Take Photo

Get Yumeyakata's pro photographer advice about the best locations to take pictures that will pop on your social medias!

Eat & Drink

An area full of old teahouses reformed into cafes and shops, traditional confectioneries, unique shops with an intimate atmosphere. Fill in your eyes and your stomach during this tour!

Model Route

Schedule

In the center of Kyoto, Yumeyakata Gojo.

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, enter the narrow and retro streets of Kyoto, that only locals know of. With the Kyoto Certified Tour Guide Akane Kibune, who contributes already to Yumeyakata's blog, get to know one of Gojo's mysterious areas and lesser-known history during the first edition of "Kimono Walking Tour"!

You can also get recommendations about the hidden spots where to take nice pictures.

Some spots on the tour

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A shrine full of history visited by women of the nobility

2

What is the "Yotsugi-san of Kyoto"?

3

What was the favorite item of nobility's children during the Heian period?

4

The tale of Genji's main character used to live here?

5

A result of Toyotomi Hideyoshi's Great renovation of the Former Capital.

6

The origins of "kudaranai" (worthless) come from here?!

7

Remains of Toyotoi Hideyoshi's most ambitious work

8

What is one of the pieces of art born in Kyoto?

9

Come see it while you can! The beautiful former teahouses

10

A building from one of the most famous Japanese companies in the world?

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Very interesting! I learned a ton of information about the city. I never would have noticed how intentioned the design is in Kyoto and I appreciated the details. Seinsei was very knowledgeable and I appreciated our tranalator.

by Mr. M

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Very well done! It was not crowded. It was small and I felt like it was personal hour. I learned more about Kyoto I could have in any other tour.

By Ms. R

2.

It's so fantastic to see hidden Kyoto. The old Japanese architecture place was awesome. Shrina ansd temple were good because those are not obvious enough to be noticed by tourist.

by Ms. R

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Discover the back alleys of Gojo in kimono

By Kyoto Certified Tour Guide Akane Kibune

Near Kyoto Kimono Rental Yumeyakata Gojo shop is an area full of secrets and treasures presented to you by Kyoto Certified Tour Guide Akane Kibune. You can even get professional advice about the best places where to take pictures, and get some free goodies from the different shops in the tour!

Date

On request (advance reservation is needed)

Age

From 12 years old

Tour slots

13:00 at Yumeyakata, 14:30 tour starts

Number of participants

The tour occurs from 2 participants (up to 10)

Price

If you rent a kimono at Yumeyakata:

 2 persons: 3,000yen/person ; 3 persons or above: 2,500yen/person

Without rental: 

 2 persons: 3,500yen/person ; 3 persons or above: 3,000yen/person

※Pay in advance by credit card only, including Visa, Mastercard, American Express and JCB.

※For 1 person, it is possible to experience for paying the price of 2 persons.​

Cancellation policy:

If you do not cancel your reservation up to 1 day before and do not show up, your credit card will be charged for the full amount of cost. 

Tour area

Within 1km around Yumeyakata

Duration: 1h30mins | On foot

Kyoto Kimono Rental Yumeyakata │ Gojo Shop

〒600-8104 京都市下京区万寿寺町128     Access

128, Manjujicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Japan

Business Hours 10:00~18:30(entry by 5pm)

Closed on 31st Dec to 3rd Jan

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