JAPANESE

LOCATION

On-location photo shoot

our plan includes several of kyoto’s most popular locations in Gion, Yasaka Pagoda and botanical garden.
*In April and November, excluding for Yasaka Pagoda.

  • *For the two kimonos plan, the second location will automatically set to Gion.
  • *In order to reserve optional locations, an application is required, so please contact us as early as possible
  • *The application must be submitted at least one month in advance
  • *Reservations are subject to change depending on circumstances

Gion

Season
Cherry blossom
Fresh green
Autumn leaves

Our most popular location in the heart of Kyoto. Gion is famous as the centre of traditional arts and known around the world for its unique atmosphere.

  • *Only in the morning

To the Gion gallery

Yasaka Pagoda

Season
Cherry blossom
Fresh green
Autumn leaves

Founded by Prince Shotoku, one of the most recognizable landmarks and a national treasure.
This location makes for a dynamic backdrop and memorable photos.
It’s often used as a filming location for movies.

  • *Iit would not be available on Sakura and Autumn season because it will be too crowded.

To the Yasaka Pagoda gallery

Botanical garden

Season
Cherry blossom
Fresh green
Autumn leaves

The first public botanical garden in Japan opened in the Taisho era.
It’s very famous for cherry blossoms and pre wedding photo shoot location.
Except for the high season, less crowded and easy to shoot.

To the Botanical garden gallery

Arashiyama

Season
Cherry blossom
Fresh green
Autumn leaves

This location has been well loved as a peaceful and beautiful scenery since the Heian Era.
The iconic Togetsu kyo bridge set against the background of the beauty of nature and atmospheric bamboo forest is the perfect location for a elegant photos

  • *In case that you choose Arashiyama as your location, your location will be one in Arashiyama if you choose two kimonos plan and it would not be available on Sakura and Autumn season because it will be too crowded in Arashiyama.

To the Arashiyama gallery

Yoshida Shrineapplication fee+5,000yen

Season
Cherry blossom
Fresh green
Autumn leaves

Founded in 859 and very historical shrine.
This shrine is famous for the god of marriage.
The stage makes for a perfect location for photos for your wedding board or a postcard.

  • *The application must be submitted at least one month in advance

To the Yoshida Shrine gallery

Umenomiya Shrine+5,000yen

Season
Cherry blossom
Fresh green
Autumn leaves

It is well-known for plum blossoms and to be beneficial when praying for delivery of a baby.
This shrine has 550 plum trees in its garden and also many kinds of flowers for all season.
There are some cats there so we recommend this shrine if you are a cat person.

  • *There are days when you can not shoot at festivals.

Imamiya Shrineapplication fee+10,000yen

Season
Cherry blossom
Fresh green
Autumn leaves

Imamiya Shrine is known for peace and prosperity in the household, bringing good fortune, health and well being.
It’s also famous for a delicious baked rice cake.

  • *Shooting will be started after praying for 15 minutes.
  • *The application must be submitted at least one month in advance

To the Imamiya gallery

Oldest prefectural government office+30,000yen

It is the oldest prefectural government office which was designed as western modern era and built in 1904.
It is designated as a nationally important cultural property. You can have photos with a retro atmosphere here.

Tofukuji Temple+40,000yen

Season
Cherry blossom
Fresh green
Autumn leaves

Tofukuji is Kyoto’s most popular temple for viewing autumn leaves. It’s famous for the beautiful view from Tsuten bridge.
With over 2000 trees, this temple is known not only for the autumn foliage but also for it’s fresh greenery throughout the year.

  • *Iit would not be available on Sakura and Autumn season because it will be too crowded.

Hakusasonso Garden+30,000yen

Season
Cherry blossom
Fresh green
Autumn leaves

A beautiful Japanese garden with a quiet and calm atmosphere featuring wide grounds, a pond and traditional gardens.
In autumn, the leaves become bright red so you can enjoy the seasonal colours.