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Cool public restrooms from around the world

Drew Limsky
Compass
July 29, 2013

I was inspired to write this story after a few family trips to Europe, when the planning of restroom stops became an issue. How to find your safe haven is an art. And as the editor of a shelter magazine, I also check out the bathrooms for their design; a beautifully designed hotel, bar, or restaurant should have a beautifully designed comfort station.

Here are world-class stalls and showers, and if you're wondering whether you should ask permission to use some of these, click ahead to the end.