Kimono Dressing & Lakeside Photo Session

Kimono & Hair dressing with impressive photo shoots on the tranquil shore of Lake Biwa!

  Dress in a beautiful and classy Kimono in a traditional house right outside a Shinto shrine, situated in a peaceful and atmospheric Japanese countryside village. Your English guide as well as the professional stylist will dress you in a Kimono and have your hair arranged in the way you wish. The professional photographer will take your photos in a beautiful setting. You can also take photos with your own camera. It will surely be a once in a lifetime experience for you! 

Departure Point

JR Shiga Station (Kosei-Line), about 40 minutes (10th stop) from JR Kyoto Station by a local train.

Train fare from Kyoto to Shiga is 580 JPY.

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What will entertain and interest you?

Lake Biwa

 Meeting place is at JR Shiga station; 40 minutes train ride from Kyoto station by JR Kosei-line.

 Relax and enjoy the beautiful view of Lake Biwa during your ride.


 You can choose a gorgeous Kimono to wear at this beautiful Japanese house. These Kimonos have been carefully looked after by the house's family, who have lived here for seven generations. They will give you a very special memory of the day.


  We will help you put on a traditional Japanese Kimono with an accompanying suitable hairstyle done inside a beautiful local house, where you can enjoy the company of friendly Shiga people. 

 The English speaking experienced stylist will give you a magical transformation into a Kimono - wearing Japanese beauty.


  Your pictures will be taken with amazing landscape views by the lake and the local shrine which is located in a small forest with views overlooking Lake Biwa.

 We will show you peaceful local landscapes and unique points known to our staff, who all live in this area. 

Please come and meet us and share an unforgettable memory of Japan.



Notice: Locations might be forced to change due to weather conditions. 

In this case we will shoot inside traditional Japanese houses.

 Feel relaxed and enjoy this moment as our photographer, who was actually born in this house, takes photos of you.

 Our stylist will take care of everything, so you don’t need to worry about anything. 

 Be enchanted as you see yourself as a Japanese beauty.


 You can choose three posed photos. 

 You will be able to take one of these home in a wooden frame at the end of the tour. You will receive the other two later in a data file so you can use them however you wish. If you would like more than three photos, please let us know during the tour.



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