OIRAN experience

Everyone has heard of Geisha, popular female entertainers in the 19th century Japan. However, before Geisha’s popularity grew, OIRAN were considered the trend-setters of Japanese fashion world. These highly educated women had the precarious nickname Keisei (or Castle-toppler), for their reputation of stealing the hearts of upper-class men.

In Niigata, OIRAN were always very popular in the Furumachi area. Today, in the near-by Honcho area there are many places that allow visitors to experience all the splendor of Oiran fashion.

Allow yourself to explore your sensuality and project to the world your inner beauty, through the transforming experience of expertly selected dress and make-up. No one has ever walked away unchanged.

– A certified color coordinator will select your personal color scheme for dress and make up

– Have a professional photo shoot that will fully capture all of your charm. You may choose from a variety of shooting styles and settings.

– Photos will be available immediately, no need to wait for weeks. You can also take personal pictures outside the shop in a quant Japanese street

– Men are also welcome.

Tour Information

Reservation
  • Date
    Weekdays
  • Duration
    3 hours
  • Capacity
    3 People
  • Minimum
    1 Person
  • Age limit
    Please inquire
  • Fee
    14,000 JPY
  • Meeting place
    五徳屋十兵衛 (Gotokuya Jube)
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Reservation form

Reservation inquiry
Tour OIRAN experience
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)* Please note, your desired date my not be available.
Name*
Email*
Number of participants*
What country are you from?*
Have you visited Niigata before?*
Please provide information where applicable.
  • Allergies
  • Dietary restrictions
  • Other
Terms of service

【Confirming Reservation】
After receiving your reservation request, we will confirm availability and contact you via e-mail with further details. Please bring your passport or another form of identification in order to confirm your name and age at the time of your reservation.

【Payment】
We offer two payment options:
1. Paypal transfer 24 hours before the tour.
2. Cash at the meeting place.

【Cancellation】
The tour will be held, regardless of the weather. In the unlikely event of a natural disaster or cancellation of the tour, you will be contacted by e-mail.
Please notify us of your cancellation at least 12 hours before the tour start time.

【Personal information】
The personal information you provided here is confidential and will not be used for any purposes other than booking this tour. We will not disclose any of your personal information to third parties.

【Photographs】
Photographs may be taken during the tour for PR purposes. We will confirm with you before posting anything on Social Media or using for any other purpose.

BY JAPANESE LAW IT IS ILLEGAL FOR PERSONS UNDER 20 YEARS OF AGE TO DRINK ALCOHOL.
WE DO NOT CONDONE DRUNK DRIVING. IN JAPAN THE LEGAL ALCOHOL LIMIT IS 0 (zero).
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACCIDENTS OCCURRING BEFORE OR AFTER THE TOUR.