Various other temples and shrines are also available. Please contact us for details.

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KYOTO TRADITIONAL WEDDING CEREMONY
AIIRO PACKAGE
185,000yen (excl. Tax)
PACKAGE INCLUDES
  • One wedding kimono rental for Bride
    *Kimono set: wedding kimono, kimono accessories and shoes.
  • One wedding kimono rental for Groom
    *Kimono set: wedding kimono, kimono accessories and shoes.
  • Kimono dressing for couple & hair-styling and makeup for Bride
  • Japanese wig (Wataboushi or Tsunokakushi) or Western-style hair arrangement
  • Attending beautician (up to 9 hours)
  • Bridal car (up to 3 hours)
  • Attending staff
  • Booking and paying of ceremony fee to the Shinto Shrine or Buddhist Temple you have chosen
    *May not be applicable with some wedding venues.
ABOUT KIMONO

<Bride>

Please choose 1 original Kyoto Wakon kimono
from the 10 white & 10 colored options on our website.
>>Our Kimono

<Groom>

Black Montsuki & black and white Hakama
*Kimono set: wedding kimono, kimono accessories and shoes.

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

<Required>

  • Interpreter
  • 2 pairs of kimono socks (tabi) for couple & kimono slip for Bride

<Photos>

  • 20 photos
  • 80 photos
  • 150 photos
    We also offer other options, please ask our staff for details.
WEDDING VENUES
  • [UNESCO World Heritage] Kamigamo Shinto Shrine
  • Yoshida Shinto Shrine
  • Okazaki Shinto Shrine
  • Imamiya Shinto Shrine
  • Toyokuni Shinto Shrine
  • Go-oh Shinto Shrine
  • Koudaiji Zen Temple
  • Entokuin
  • Myoshinji Taizoin Zen Temple

*A rehearsal meeting may be required before the wedding day according to the Shrine or Temple.
Please ask staff for further details.

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

Day before A short briefing

10:30 Begin kimono dressing, hair-styling and makeup for the Bride

11:30 Dressing for the Groom

12:30 Departure from Watabe Wedding Kyoto

13:00 Arrival at Shinto Shrine or Buddhist Temple

13:30 Start of ceremony (the photo shoot will be after the 30-45 minute ceremony)

15:30 Arrival at Watabe Wedding Kyoto and changing back into your clothes

PAYMENT
& CANCELLATIONS

<Payment method>

Please pay by wire-transfer at a bank in your country. We will provide you with our Japanese bank account number and SWIFT payment code.

<Cancellation policy>

20% of the wedding package for cancellations made 30-16 days before the ceremony

50% of the wedding package for cancellations made 15-3 days before the ceremony

100% of the wedding package for cancellations made 1-2 days before or the day of the ceremony

NOTES

  • Please understand we cannot reserve more than 2 timeslots for the wedding ceremony
  • We will pay the ceremony fee to the Shinto Shrine or Buddhist Temple you choose
  • The date and time of the wedding ceremony may change due to weather or other factors related to the selected temple or shrine
  • Briefing, dressing, hair-styling and makeup will be held at the Watabe Wedding Kyoto Branch
  • Please safely store your valuables yourselves or use the lockers in our showroom
  • When ordering an optional item at Watabe Wedding Kyoto, please pay on the spot. We accept cash (Japanese Yen only) and credit cards
  • For a separate fee, we can arrange transportation for family and friends wishing to attend your ceremony
  • We can arrange a taxi to pick you up from your hotel (Please pay the driver when getting out)
  • The CD-ROM will be shipped to your mailing address or the Watabe office in your country in about a month
  • If you bring your own photographer, there will be a charge of 32,400 yen
  • Please prepare a low-neck T-shirt or V-neck shirt for the Groom
KYOTO LOCATION PHOTO SHOOT PACKAGE in rental attire
205,200yen (incl. tax)
PACKAGE INCLUDES
  • Kimono (White or Colored) or Wedding gown for Bride
  • Kimono (Montsuki and Hakama) or Wedding tuxedo for Groom
  • Kimono dressing (or Wedding gown), hair-styling and makeup for the Bride
  • Kimono dressing (or Wedding tuxedo) for the Groom
  • Attending beautician (up to 5 hours)
  • Photographer
  • CD-ROM (100 cuts/JPEG DATA 6-10MB)
  • Interpreter (up to 5 hours)
  • Jumbo taxi from the Watabe Kyoto Branch to your selected location
    (with photographer, beautician, and interpreter)
  • Shipping fee for photo CD-ROM
  • Undergarment for the Bride, Tabi socks for the Bride and Groom (only for kimono rental)
    (*Please prepare a low-neck T-shirt or V-neck shirt for the Groom)
ABOUT OUR KIMONO

<Bride>

Please choose 1 kimono from our showroom or 1 wedding gown from our catalogs

All items needed to wear the kimono and wedding gown are included

  • Please select 1 kimono from our showroom or choose from
    17 kinds of wedding gowns/tuxedos in our catalogs

<Groom>

Please choose 1 kind of Montsuki and Hakama Kimono
or wedding tuxedo from our tuxedo catalogs

LOCATIONS
  • Higashiyama (Gion district, Nene-no-michi, Okazaki district)
  • Arashiyama (Bamboo forest, Togetsu bridge area)
  • Kyoto City Botanical Garden (+ 5,400yen)
  • Okakuen Japanese Garden (+ 33,800yen)
  • Myoshinji Taizoin Buddhist Temple (+ 54,000yen)
  • [UNESCO world heritage] Toji Buddhist Temple (+ 54,000yen)
  • Shoseien Garden of Higashi Honganji (+ 54,000yen)
  • Daikakuji Buddhist Temple (+ 78,200yen)

*The above prices include taxes.

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

10:00 A short briefing

10:30 Begin dressing, hair-styling and makeup for the Bride

11:30 Dressing for the Groom

12:30 Departure from Watabe Wedding Kyoto

13:00 Arrival at Shinto Shrine or Buddhist Temple

13:30 Start of ceremony (the photo shoot will be after the 30-45 minute ceremony)

15:30 Arrival at Watabe Wedding Kyoto and changing back into your clothes

PAYMENT
& CANCELLATIONS

<Payment method>

Please pay by wire-transfer at a bank in your country. We will provide you with our Japanese bank account number and SWIFT payment code.

<Cancellation policy>

20% of the wedding package for cancellations made 30-16 days before the ceremony

50% of the wedding package for cancellations made 15-3 days before the ceremony

100% of the wedding package for cancellations made 1-2 days before or the day of the ceremony

NOTES

  • We can only arrange the photo shoot plan for weekdays not weekends
  • The date and time of the photo shoot may change due to weather
  • Briefing, dressing, hair-styling, and makeup will be done at Watabe Wedding Kyoto
  • Please safely store your valuables yourselves or use the lockers in our showroom
  • When ordering an optional item at Watabe Wedding Kyoto, please pay on the spot. We accept cash (Japanese Yen only) and credit cards
  • For a separate fee, we can arrange transportation for family and friends wishing to accompany you on your photo shoot
  • We can arrange a taxi to pick you up from your hotel (Please pay the driver when getting out)
  • The CD-ROM will be shipped to your mailing address in about a month
  • If you bring your own photographer, there will be a charge of 32,400 yen
  • Please prepare a low-neck T-shirt or V-neck shirt for the Groom

Procedure from application to wedding day

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