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Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten

351-16, Masuyacho, Kodai-ji Temple Minami-mon, Higashiyama-ku, 605-0826, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-531-2777
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Wonderful Experience

It was wonderful to experience the full treatment of makeup and Kimono for me and Samurai uniform... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cindyq2
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Oakland, California
My wife loved it

We tried 3 times, in 3 different ways, to book with another business leading up to our trip - all... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Rustys_321
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Brisbane, Australia
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351-16, Masuyacho, Kodai-ji Temple Minami-mon, Higashiyama-ku, 605-0826, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-531-2777
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"half wig"
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"pictures taken"
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"rickshaw ride"
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"photo session"
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"authentic japanese experience"
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"beautiful kimono"
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"amazing experience"
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"visit kyoto"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was wonderful to experience the full treatment of makeup and Kimono for me and Samurai uniform for my husband. The makeup and Kimono dressing are an art and I wanted to embrace my heritage by living through the experience. The studio is well organized...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We tried 3 times, in 3 different ways, to book with another business leading up to our trip - all of which went un-answered With a newly vacant day in our schedule, we started TripAdvisoring things to do when we found Maiko Henshin Studio (and...More

1  Thank Rustys_321
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I shopped around to see which was the best value Maiko experience in Kyoto. Thanks to Veltra, I found Maiko Henshin Studio. I was able to book a spot online with a good discounted rate for an appointment the next day. The studio was easy...More

2  Thank hello_clowee
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Having a photo shoot as Maiko is one of my dream. Then I did lots survey before I chose this Maiko Henshin Studio. At that time they were offering special price as they just open their new store. So, I decided to reserve here. I...More

2  Thank DesiJulinasari
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舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Dear DesiJulinasari Thank you for your feedback. Maiko transformation is very special experience for foreign tourists and also Japanese ladies. There are many experience studio in Kyoto, so I am very happy you chose our studio. I hope this experience will be one of your...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

I had read about these studios where you can get pictures dressed as a maiko, but this experience was so much more than that! First of all, I want to thank to Maiko Henshin Studio because even thought I had not booked the session and...More

1  Thank Graciela D
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舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Dear Graciela D Thank you for your comments. We are very glad you spent the special time at our studio. I think Kyoto is very traditional prefecture in Japan, so it was the nice experience for you. I would like to see you again, if...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

My friend and I had such fun being made into a geisha. It takes around two hours and the results are amazing. All the ladies at the studio are super nice and friendly. Cost us ¥1400 each and worth every penny in my opinion

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舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Dear Lizzieloufrench Thank you for your feedback. If you enjoyed at our shop, we are very happy. I hope you had a wonderful experience in Kyoto. Have a nice day, Maiko transformation studio SHIKI

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We saw this kind of place on Samantha Brown's show and had to give it a try. Took about an hour to transform my wife into a geisha. They are also serious about the Samurai - although just 15 min as no hairdo. Splurge and...More

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舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Dear LDinSFBayArea Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you and your wife got transformation pictures. I hope you spent special time at our shop. Cordially, Maiko transformation studio Shiki

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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Read a few reviews on Tripadvisor before i have booked my makeover. Once you are in Japan then you must do this makeover experience. Dont worry they speak English just as much as you need. Service was great and they make you feel comfortable...im red...More

Thank Henny H
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舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We have 2 types of wig, it is no problem for you. I hope you will visit to Kyoto again. Have a nice day, Maiko transformation studio SHIKI

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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Best experience ever, very nice place to take picture as maiko, very friendly staff, beautiful surrounding..

Thank yuki s
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舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Dear yuki s Thank you for your comment. Our shop is very famous in Kyoto to experience transformation maiko. I wish that your picture will be wonderful memories! Regards, Maiko transformation studio SHIKI

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

My daughter is very happy with the photo shooting! Today is her birthday and the photos was amazing! She had a great time!

1  Thank Tze Ching K
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舞妓評論家, 広報担当マネージャー at Maiko Henshin Studio Shiki Honten, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Dear Tze Ching K Thank you for your feedback. We are very happy that your daughter could experience the special time at our shop for her birthday! Happy birthday and nice trip! Best regards, Maiko transformation studio SHIKI

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Ghursday
30 August 2017|
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Response from Henriette H |
Hi there, the price is all inclusive (make up, dress, wig, photo shooting). Dont forget all prices are excluding taxes...not like in Europe...so no hidden costs but plus taxes...hope this will help. Maiko is more colorful... More
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Megan W
6 February 2017|
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Response from 舞妓評論家 | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We have many plans, so please choose the best one for you from our website. Then, it takes about 3 hours. Please reply to me when you decide the date, plan, number of people and... More
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