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If you've always wanted to get married somewhere historic then look no further than the city of Kyoto in Japan. You'll be furnished with traditional kimono wedding attire, a customized floral bouquet with that special touch of Japanese elegance, and the mystique of exchanging vows at a historical Japanese temple - it will be the most memorable and romantic day of your lives together as you make the symbolic gesture at Shunkoin Temple which is Japan's first place to allow same-sex weddings.

time difference


8 hours ahead of the UK

flight time


12 hours direct from UK

Day 1


Check in to your hotel and have a personalised fitting for your wedding attire along with a hair styling consultation at the hotel.

Beautiful Kyoto attracts many visitors throughout the year. It is the city that is at the heart and soul of Japanese history and culture. Imagine a city that is home to 17 World Cultural Heritage sites - a living and breathing museum of everything that is fascinating and splendid about Japan, Kyoto is both modern and ancient, new and traditional. The glory of Kyoto's past and the vitality of its present make it a city that is unique and that truly should not be missed.

Granvia Kyoto 

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Day 2

Day 2

Today is your big day.

You'll be getting married at Shunkoin Temple. This Zen Buddhist temple was originally established in 1590 as one of the sub-temples in the Myōshin ji temple complex. The temple houses important historical artifacts that reflect the multifaceted religious and artistic atmosphere in Japan from the sixteenth century onward. It is the first temple in Japan to officially announce that it performs same-sex wedding ceremonies.

10:00 Hair styling and dressing for the Traditional Wedding Kimono
11:30 Departure to Temple (hair dresser will accompany you)
12:15 Arrive to the Shunkoin Temple
13:00 Ceremony (30 min.)
14:00 Leave the temple for the hotel
15:00 Return to hotel
15:30 Change clothes
17:30 Wedding Dinner at Shiokoji Rakusui

Day 3

You are free to relax at your leisure and to enjoy the beauty of the ancient capital of Japan.

Day 4


Travel Info

It's important to be up-to-date with the latest travel advice to Japan and the laws in every destination.

LGBT RIGHTS IN Japan The UK's Foreign and Commonwealth office provides information to LGBT travellers through its 'Travel Aware' campaign.

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