Most facilities like public baths, hot springs, swimming pools in Japan prohibits people from entering when you have a tattoo ... even a tattoo is very small. If the tattoo is small, you can buy a bandage to cover it up. Tattoo is considered as a sign of you belonging to a gang or Yakuza.
It is not illegal to tell people to leave if they have even a single tattoo in Japan.
Few things you need to know when you are riding on the local trains and subways.
(1) No drinking or eating
(2) No talking on the phone
(3) No sprouting legs when you are sitting
(4) No talking loud
(5) No loud music
(6) No eye contact with other people
(7) No sitting on the priority seats (handicapped, elders, Pregnant woman ...)
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