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Dressing and Renting of Yukata (Summer Kimono)

Wear a Product of a Local Industry of Soka

Enjoy a summer day, dressed in Yukata (Japanese summer Kimono) - walking along one of the Japanese scenic beauties "A scenic spot of Oku-no Hosomichi Soka Matsubara" and having your picture taken.

Yukata available are 12 kinds for women and 4 kinds for men.
The stuff will help you get dressed and bags and Geta (special sandals for Yukata) are also available for rent.

Soka-shuku Shinmei-an
Soka-shuku Shinmei-an

Operating period

Until mid-September (Mondays and August 14 (Wed) ~ 16 (Fri), to be closed)

Operating hours

11:00 a.m. ~ 2:00 p.m. (The last round to be returned by 3:30 p.m.)
No parking lot. Use a public means of transportation.

Rental fee

1,500 yen (including the dressing fee)


Make a reservation at least three days in advance by phone or FAX (Tel./FAX(048) 948-6882) or using an application form to be downloaded from the website of Soka-shuku Shinmei-an or of Soka City.


Bunka Kanko-ka (Culture and Tourism Section)
Tel.(048) 922-2403
FAX(048) 922-3406

Specialties of Showa Village on Sale

On sale are some specialties of Showa Village, Fukushima Prefecture, a sister city of Soka City - "Junen dressing" and "Miso of perilla leaves." Drop in and buy one.

Design and Tools of Tokyo Honzome (Dyeing) - Pattern Paper Exhibition

The exhibition is being held in the gallery on the 2nd floor until September 29 (Sun).
The pattern papers, tools used by and Yukata dyed by Mr. Tokiyoshi Hiruma are on exhibition.
Mr. Hiruma is a traditional craftsman of Saitama Prefecture.

Further Infomation

Section:Soka city
Adress:〒340-8550 1-1-1 Takasago Soka Saitama