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  • Sunday, November 12, 2006

    Rules Pertaining to Civilized Tour

    At one of the entrances to the new restored commercial area near the Wenshu Temple is this sign outlining the Chengdu Municipal Rules Pertaining to Civilized Tour:In order to build a civilized and harmonious tour environment and to improve the moral standards of both tourists and our citizens, please abide the following rules.
    • Please keep the environment clean. Don't spit. Don't spit the chewing gum. No littering. No smoking except in the designated area.
    • Please follow the public order. Keep silent. Don't jump the queue. Please keep gateways clear. Please do not talk loudly in public places.
    • Please protect the ecological environment. Don't step on the grassland. Don't pick flowers or fruits. Don't chase or beat animal. Don't give animal any food without permit when you are in the zoo.
    • Protect the historical relics and sites. Don't paint or carve on the historical relics. Don't climb up the historical relics. No photos without permit.
    • Value the public facilities. Don't dirty or destroy any installment in the hotel. Don't destroy the public facilities. Do not be out for small advantages. Save water and electricity. Don't waste food.
    • Respect other people's rights. Don't force foreign tourists to take photos. Don't force other people to buy or sell something. Do not occupy public facilities for a long time. Respect people in the service sector. Respect religious customs of different nationalities.
    • To be polite. Wear clean and proper clothes. Do not wear clothes exposing the neck or shoulders in public places. Take care of the elderly, children, the sick and the handicapped. Do not utter dirty words.
    • Advocate a happy and healthy way of life. Resist superstition. Avoid pornography, gambling and drug.


    At 9:57 PM, Blogger annulla said...

    Wow, that's some list! I expected it to be a list of ridiculous and petty bureaucratic regulations (as these things so often are), but that is more akin to sensible rules for a harmonious life. I wish we could post signs like that at every entrance to our city.


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