Japanese toilets have a stellar reputation – and rightfully so. But besides all the fancy buttons and their exemplary cleanliness, someone decided that one facet of our loos had been woefully ignored: the intriguing architecture or placement of our public toilets. Yes, someone created an entire Instagram about Japan's public toilets. And we must admit, it's pretty addictive.
Aptly named @toilets_a_go_go (we'll leave the toilet puns up to you), the most aesthetically pleasing, architecturally interesting and outlandish outhouses are featured, all gathered during curator H.Nakamura's escapades around the country. With over 4,000 followers to date, it seems like he's struck gold with his unique point and view and interest.
All entries are labelled with a general location (park, historic site, etc) and come with a brief observation by Nakamura-san – their shape, general state or interaction with their environment, some of which are quite deadpan hilarious. Such as this one below, captioned 'In the park. Tree that is too close'.
You can easily spend quite some time browsing these – a perfect toilet activity. We'll leave you to contemplate our faves.
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