Speaking of sightseeing in Kyoto, the first thing comes to your mind can be visiting temples and shrines. However, "experience tuor" is now getting to be a standard.
For example, tours for making Japanese confectionery, KANZASHI (hair sticks with ornaments), and NIOI-BUKURO (Japanese sachet) are popular. Even a tour for fortune telling by a famous fortune-teller in Kyoto has a certain popularity.
Above all, the most popular one is KIMONO rental experience! In Kyoto, not only around famous sightseeing spots, but also on any other streets, we encounter tourists in lovely KIMONO with happy smiles.
The reasons for the popularity can be: 1) it's convenient, 2) there are a lot of photogenic (Instagrammable) spots in Kyoto, and 3) wearing KIMONO itself is already an extraordinary experience away from the everyday life.
In my opinion, renting KIMONO is better than purchasing. By renting, you can enjoy different KIMONO each time. You don't have to prepare a lot of KIMONO items including underwear, ZOHRI (sandals), etc. We hold your belongings unnecessary for the walk so that you don't have to carry heavy stuff all day long. All you need to do is to return everything after the walk. I guess convenience is the key.
We, YUMEYAKATA, have a lot of reasons to be chosen by our customers. Please come to YUMEYAKATA to find your favorite KIMONO and make a memorable day in Kyoto. We are so delighted to help you.