Guided Tour of Ritsurin Garden Wearing Gorgeous Kimono

Cultural & Theme Tours in Takamatsu

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Join this expertly-guided tour of Ritsurin Garden in Kagawa and get lost in history. Change into traditional kimono and take a leisurely stroll around the gorgeous garden. Ritsurin Garden is widely regarded as one of the most scenic gardens in Japan and has been awarded the highest rank of three stars in the Michelin Green Guide Japan. Stunning landscapes with seasonal flowers and trees, a green lush pond, traditional tea houses; explore the garden's main and secret attractions with an english-speaking kimono dresser who knows every nook and cranny of the garden. After an hour of guided tour, you can freely walk around the park to enjoy your kimono experience for another hour. *There is a special option to get pictures taken by a professional photographer.*Hair & make up and the park admission fee are not included in the price.*In order for us to prepare kimono, please inform us in advance of the participants' gender, size as well as the number of child participants.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ritsurin Garden, Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, ShikokuAfter you arrive at the garden, you'll start off with choosing your favorite from a wide selection of gorgeous kimonos. In summer, you'll get to wear yukata, a casual summer kimono with pretty prints, which will be comfortable to walk around in the hot, humid weather. Once you're dressed, it's time to get started on the tour! The guide will show you around the garden's must-see attractions, including traditional tea houses, each of them with distinctive characters, as well as photo spots that bring out the beauty of your kimono. Walking around this gorgeous garden filled with historic charm in kimono will transport you back 400 years to the Edo period. You can even enjoy a small tea ceremony at the main tea house overlooking the pond (separate charges). After the 1-hour guided tour finishes, you can continue with your kimono experience for another hour, taking in fully the stunning scenery that each season offers. *Contact me if you want photos taken by a professional photographer.Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

What’s included

  • A set of kimono/yukata

What’s not included

  • Park admission fee (adult JPY410/child JPY170)
  • Hair & make up
  • Tea ceremony charge
  • Entry/Admission - Ritsurin Garden