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Waplus Nara

6-4 Aburasakajikatacho | Kyo Roman Building 2F, Nara 630-8246, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-23-1900
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WAPLUS NARA is the Japanese kimono experience shop, just 2 minutes' walk from JR Nara station. We have a variety of Kimono related services such as kimono rental, costume photos and kimono school. Not only at our shop, we can offer these services at your accommodation or event venue as well. Why don't you enjoy kimono experience in the Ancient Nara. Service details; 1) Kimono School Waplus is one of the only kimono-school for foreigners in Japan, and will help you learn everything there is to know about the tradition of Kimono wearing. After a class on Kinomo history you will be taught how to dress, with amazing patience and attention to detail, the staff help you understand and perfect the intricate process. Knowing that you have learned the traditions and perfected the art yourself is truly rewarding, and the final outfit, with finishing touches from the teachers, is stunning. 2) Costume Photos For a once in a lifetime experience, the costume fitting allows you to transform into a princess, samurai or oiran—with a traditional outfit. Rather than using wigs, trained hairstylists will carefully recreate the authentic appearance using your own hair. When you are ready, the staff will help you dress in the many layers, slowly constructing your complex outfit. Finally, you can step into the studio for your shoot and then choose the final photos as a stunning reminder of your experience, and treasure them as a memory of Japan.
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6-4 Aburasakajikatacho | Kyo Roman Building 2F, Nara 630-8246, Nara Prefecture
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Had a wonderfull day with a kimono in Nara because of the good service of Wap lus Nara. Thank you very much.

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Reviewed today via mobile

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Reviewed today via mobile

Great employies and beautifull clothes. Thanks for the story about Kimonos! Swing by to rent one! They will help you dress up!

Thank Stefan S
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

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yukumiy, マネージャー at Waplus Nara, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Great kimono rental and sale store! The ladies of the shop were very polite, courteous and helpful with suggestions. It was my first time wearing a kimono and staff member Masuko (hope I spelled it correctly!) who helped to dress me was patient and made...More

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yukumiy, お客様担当マネージャー at Waplus Nara, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you very much for your warm comment. It was my great pleasure to meet and accomodate you here at Waplus Nara. We are more than happy to know that you enjoyed wearing kimono. I hope that you will enjoy rest of your stay in...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We got to dress in kimonos and walked around for the day... all at a reasonable price. Everyone was so nice and accommodating. I would definitely go back and do it again.

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yukumiy, マネージャー at Waplus Nara, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you very much for visiting waplus nara. We are all grateful to know that you enjoyed kimono and Nara park. Hope to see you soon again.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

We enjoyed every much, as the staff were friendly, serious and well skilled. I'll recommend friends in U.S.A.

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yukumiy, マネージャー at Waplus Nara, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

We are grateful for your warm comment. It is our great pleasure to welcome you at our shop. Hope you will have a wonderful trip here in Japan.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

placed 5 min away from Nara station. Staff is very friendly and professional and speak fluent English. Kimono for both men and women (even hijabis!) they have many plans to chose from, we opted for kimono rental for a photoshoot ~ 1 hour or less....More

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yukumiy, マネージャー at Waplus Nara, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Thank you very much for the comment. We are very glad that you liked our service! We hope the photo you had will be your nice memory of visiting Japan!

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We feeled really welcomed and get helpful advice. They have a good selection of yukata and Obi, and the Price is great too. I would recommend a visit here!

Thank Marina K
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yukumiy, マネージャー at Waplus Nara, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you very much for chosing Waplus Nara! We are very glad that you liked our service. We hope you enjoy wearing the yukata and obi!

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