It is important to be on your best behavior when visiting Japan's tourist spots.
Observe the following etiquette while enjoying your tour of Japan.
●Do not litter.
Throw your trash in trash bins or take it home with you.
●Limit smoking to designated smoking areas.
Smoking on the streets is increasingly being banned in Japan.
●Do not cut queues
Fall in line, wait for your turn, and do not cut lines.
●Remove your shoes before stepping into homes and onto tatami mat floors.
In Japan, it is customary to remove shoes before going indoors.
●Note that many tourist destinations prohibit picture-taking.
Note that picture-taking may be prohibited in some locations such as shrines, museums, and art galleries.
●Remove headgear and sunglasses when entering religious sites such as shrines and temples.
●Avoid talking loudly and making unnecessary noise at tourist areas.
●Note that many tourist areas prohibit bringing of food and drink.
●Some tourist areas may also prohibit the use of mobile devices.
Note that the use of mobile devices within the premises may be prohibited in some locations such as shrines, museums, and art galleries.