Private Tour - Matsuzaka Special! Walk in a kimono around the castle town!

“I want to wear a kimono and explore Japan!” “I want to wear a kimono that suits me!” This is a kimono rental plan just for you.
Matsuzaka momen is a famous Matsuzaka, it is a stylish kimono popular in Tokyo and Edo period.
It has a distinctive design with indigo dye and vertical stripes. It evokes a calm aspect. It takes just 3 minutes to wear this, very simple for everyone!
Strolling in a kimono see the traditional architecture feels like a time slip into the past. Take a photo of traditional architecture & kimono.
Finally, let’s experience making Matsuzaka momen by making a small placement mat. See how cotton is made. There is no doubt it will be a great souvenir!
* Duration: 5 to 6 hours
* Starts: Matsusaka, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




“I want to wear a kimono and explore Japan!” “I want to wear a kimono that suits me!” This is a kimono rental plan just for you.
Matsuzaka momen is a famous Matsuzaka, it is a stylish kimono popular in Tokyo and Edo period.
It has a distinctive design with indigo dye and vertical stripes. It evokes a calm aspect. It takes just 3 minutes to wear this, very simple for everyone!
Strolling in a kimono see the traditional architecture feels like a time slip into the past. Take a photo of traditional architecture & kimono.
Finally, let’s experience making Matsuzaka momen by making a small placement mat. See how cotton is made. There is no doubt it will be a great souvenir!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Yawataya Kimono Shop (Kirakuya Kimono Rental), 589-1 Hinomachi, Matsusaka, Mie 515-0084, Japan

First, let’s change to Japanese clothes! Matsuzaka kimono is different from other kimonos. It was popular in Tokyo for a long time due to the striped indigo pattern. Learn the history and manners of kimono from the shopkeepers.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Former Ozu Residence, 2195 Honmachi, Matsusaka, Mie 515-0081, Japan

This is an old Japanese building where kimono fits perfectly in the atmosphere. Let’s take a photo as though you were a daughter/son of Matsuzaka’s merchant. The guide will explain to you the furniture and object of the time, and how life was like in the past.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Former Hasegawa Residence, 1653 Uomachi, Matsusaka 515-0082 Mie Prefecture

Visit a more luxurious residence. The Hasegawa family is one of Matsuzaka’s leading merchants. See the high level of craftsmanship in the interior. Why not take a break here? You can taste Japanese sweets and green tea.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Gojoban Yashiki, 1385 Tonomachi, Matsusaka 515-0073 Mie Prefecture

A historic site of the samurai residences where the samurai moved in generation after generation to protect the site. Enjoy over 140 years of history, including the inconvenient living conditions in the past.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Matsusaka Cotton Center, 2176 Honmachi, Matsusaka, Mie 515-0081, Japan

After wearing Matsuzaka momen from the Kimono, why not experience making it? Let’s use the weaving machine imaging the hand weaving that took place in the past. There is no doubt this momen will be a souvenir of your trip. You can also buy goods such as coin purses and clothes using Matsuzaka momen.

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes