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Smoking Etiquette and Map of Public Smoking Areas in Kyoto

Although Japan is a relatively tolerant country when it comes to cigarettes, smoking on the streets is forbidden. Extra caution must be taken in particular in Kyoto, as there are high penalty fines for smoking in certain areas of the city. With that in mind, this article introduces Kyoto's smoking etiquette, as well as a useful map of Kyoto’s smoking areas as per the advice of local college students!


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