In Kyoto, the Ordinance on the Prohibition such as street smoking, Kyoto city has enforced from June 1, 2007.
※The image above uses the image of the web site of Kyoto City Hall
Street smoking even if they pay no matter how attention-smokers, is very dangerous.
For example, the cigarette of fire hit the like around the person’s body or clothing, And the hand holding the cigarette is close to the face of children.
Therefore, in outdoor public places throughout the city for Kyoto, we have established that you do not street smoking.
This ordinance has been established for the purpose of the following three.
1) In order to prevent damage to your body and property of citizens and tourists
2) to reduce the impact on your health
3) to ensure a safe and healthy life of everyone
[Fines collection area (the street smoking prohibited area)]
In particular, Kyoto specify the area is high risk and many people pass a civil fine collection area (the street smoking prohibited area).
The area is a “city center” and “Kyoto Station”, “Shimizu Gion”.
Kyoto is the offender has to collect fines of 1,000 yen.
However, in the smoking space ashtray is put, you are allowed smoking.
Its location is the location, such as in the following image.
Please keep rules, and enjoy your Kyoto time!