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Dress Up As a Samurai or Geisha in Kyoto

Samurai Geisha Kimono Kyoto Kansai

Maiko & Samurai Makeover Experience

There are several photographic studios in Kyoto that enable you to have a unique and fun experience that you can share with your travel companions.

Dressing up in traditional Japanese attire is an amazing experience, not only because it’s truly shocking to see yourself in the mirror after the makeover is complete, but because the process in itself is complex and artistic. As a maiko, you’ll wear several layers of clothes and the typical white makeup that distinguishes these trainee geiko.

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