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Last Updated: Wednesday November 17 2004 18:22 GMT

Toilets around the world

Yep, this is actually a toilet! This open-air lavvy in Westminster not only looks space-age but can actually go back into the ground!
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Yep, this is actually a toilet! This open-air lavvy in Westminster not only looks space-age but can actually go back into the ground!
There it goes! These loos, installed by Westminster City Council, mainly pop up at night
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There it goes! These loos, installed by Westminster City Council in London, mainly pop up at night
A worker gets these Beijing toilets sparkly clean ready for the World Toilet Summit starting Nov 17
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A worker gets these Beijing toilets sparkly clean ready for the World Toilet Summit starting Nov 17
This cleaver  toilet in Tokyo is called the 'sound princess' because when you wave your hand over the sensor, it makes noises so that no one can hear you go to the loo!
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This cleaver toilet in Tokyo is called the 'sound princess' because when you wave your hand over the sensor, it makes noises so that no one can hear you go to the loo!
Bling! Go to the loo in style on this 100% solid gold toilet at the 3D-Gold jewellery store in Hong Kong
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Bling! Go to the loo in style on this 100% solid gold toilet at the 3D-Gold jewellery store in Hong Kong
And, if you thought human loos were strange, check this out! The first doggie toilets were installed on the streets of Beijing  - woof!
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And, if you thought human loos were strange, check this out! The first doggie toilets were installed on the streets of Beijing - woof!


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