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Hotel Granvia Kyoto Creates Spectacular Gay Weddings

A traditional wedding ceremony at the historical Shunkoin Temple


Hotel Granvia Kyoto Creates Spectacular Gay Weddings


L ooking for a truly authentic yet extraordinary wedding ceremony with your special loved one? Well, look no further, as it is now time to start planning your trip to Kyoto, Japan! The Hotel Granvia Kyoto is now offering an exclusive traditional Japanese wedding for same-sex couples from around the world!

G orgeous Japanese 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.

B eautiful 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.


T rue love deserves a resplendent romantic journey. Let us assist you in planning a truly unforgettable wedding ceremony and honeymoon in the ancient capital of Japan.


Wedding Venue: Shunkoin Temple

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.

The Package includes

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・Three-Night Stay in a Junior Suite Room
・Welcome Champagne and Pink Cake in the Room
・Daily Breakfast for Two
・Complete Traditional Japanese Wedding Attire for Two
・A Customized Seasonal Wedding Bouquet
・A Traditional Buddhist Wedding Ceremony at Shunkoin Temple
・Limousine Service to and from the Temple
・A Traditional Wedding Dinner for Two

Please note

・Ceremonies can only be done when temple has no planned rituals, and advanced reservation is required.
・Full advanced payment is required within one week from the time reservations are made.


Day 1 Check-in
Wedding attire fitting and hair styling consultation at the hotel

Day 2 Ceremony Day
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 Free at your leisure
Enjoy the beauty of the ancient capital of Japan

Day 4 Check out

Additional Information

・Family and friends are welcome to attend the wedding ceremony. Accommodations, transfers, and wedding dinner fees are additional. Please consult with the hotel planner.
・Basic traditional wedding attire and modern hair arrangement are included. Should you wish to have additional items such as a traditional wig or other hair decorations, it can be arranged by the hotel.
・Professional photographer can be arranged by the hotel upon request.

For further inquiries, please contact: Overseas Marketing, Hotel Granvia Kyoto.

Tel: +81-75-344-8888; Fax: +81-75-344-4400;

Fax: +81-75-344-4400;