Sagano no Kokoro

From JPY ¥23,000.00
  • Duration: 180 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • Product code: EN-KYT-2017-20173


Photo shoot plan in Maiko makeup and costume at Togetsu-kyo Bridge and in the bamboo forest. 

Our exclusive photographer takes your photo at outdoor locations.  You can have your photos taken at great locations such as Togetsu-kyo and the bamboo tunnel where kimono looks even more beautiful. This plan is good if you are a solo traveler.  Our staff will go along with you to the photo locations.


Our makeup staff will remove your makeup and apply cosmetics of Maiko. (We have a makeup remover and face towels)
We also style your eyebrow and eyeline to make you look more natural and attractive.  Fell free to tell us your wish.

2.Hair setting
As we will style your fringe and side hair along the wig of Maiko, your hair will look naturally.  Also you can have your brown or blond hair dyed black temporarily, if you wish. 

3. Dressing
You can choose your favorite kimono from a variety of kimonos we offer. There is no additional fee so feel free to pick up your favorite kimono.  Became a pretty Maiko in the historic city of Kyoto.

4.Photo shoot
Our exclusive photographer will tell you how to pose like Maiko.  Enjoy Maiko experience with the famous Togetsukyo Bridge and the bamboo tunnel in the background.


  • Duration:3 hours
  • Meeting point:STUDIO KOKORO
    20-1, Sagatenryujitsukurimichi-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 616-8384
    Arashiyama Station Hannari Hokkori Square 3F [MAP]
  • Access:
    ・3F in Arashiyama Station on the Randen Line
    ・10 minutes walk from JR "Saga-Arashiyama" Station.
     (From JR Kyoto Station, take platform 32 or 33 in the direction of Arashiyama)
    ・10 minutes walk from Hankyu "Arashiyama" station.
     (Transfer at Katsura Station on the Hankyu Kyoto Line in the direction of Arashiyama)
  • Language support:English menu and English-speaking staff available.
  • Included:
    ・Makeup remover,
    ・Four photos with modifications (127x178 mm) in four poses (outdoor location:at Togetsu-kyo Bridge or in the bamboo forest)
    ・An original photo album
  • Excluded:Cosmetics to use after Maiko makeup is removed
  • Items to bring:
    ・For customers using hard contact lens : You need to take off hard contact lens during putting on makeup, so please bring your lens case.
    ・Please bring your own cosmetics to use after Maiko makeup is removed.
  • Free WI-FI:Yes
  • Toilet:Yes (Western-style)


・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
・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 2 days before the tour date : 80% of the tour price
The day before the tour, 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.