Familiar Public Area Signs
For example, NO SMOKING is pretty much the same.
No Mobile Phone looks similar too.
Qǐng wù shǐyòng shǒujī
Although a person does not recognize Chinese characters, the toilet signs should be self – explanatory:
On the other hand, some signs look different.
Unfamiliar Public Area Signs
As you may know, tap water in China is not portable. Do not drink tap water unless there is a sign as below:
Jìnzhǐ zuò wò
The sign above means “No Sitting or Lying is Allowed”.
Here are these common public signs in Chinese.