Dress in a real silk Kimono near Nagoya

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My friend Hisae attended a kimono dressing school for 2 years. She has specialized in kimono dressing for 30 years. She aims to spread the kimono culture to foreigners so that everyone shares the passion for the unique culture of kimono.

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  • Choose the best kimono for you from various kinds of kimono
  • Feel the real silk touch
  • When the weather is good, we can take you to a shrine for taking pictures
  • If you like to watch cultural performances, we can take you to drum or fencing performances free of charge
  • Meet with locals in Aichi

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Ticket gate of Kachigawa Station (JR Chuo line)

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  • 日本語 (Fluent)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Español (Beginner)

I was born in Osaka, grew up in a suburb of Nagoya. I have been interested in food ever since.

When I was a kid, my mother was not so good at cooking. When I was in highschool, I used to make my bento myself. I've been cooking everyday for almost 40 years. After graduating from high school, I studied abroad in a college in California. Then I moved to L.A. where I met my husband who was a chief cook of a restaurant in Little Tokyo. He is so picky about food because his mother was an excellent cook. Thanks to them, I have countless recipes now.
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Reviews (2)

  • Astrid Astrid

    An amazing experience!

    Both Akiko-san and Hisae-san were very welcoming. Hisae-san picked me up from the station and dropped me off afterward too.

    Hisae-san was pleased to share her love of kimono. She even showed me how to wear a Yukata properly. She was very knowledgable.
    I can say for certainty I made a new friend today.

    Thank you very much!

  • Joey Joey

    Great experience in kimono wearing

    My Husband and me had an enjoyable day in kimono wearing for the 1st time. Both Akiko and Saya had shared a lot of the kimono wearing and the culture with us..Very friendly ladies. Definitely a great experience.