How much can you splurge on a toilet? You’ll be surprised. Here are some of the most expensive toilets from around the world.
International Space Toilet
Price tag: $19 million
One of the world’s most expensive toilets is pegged at $19 million and is orbiting right above us. Yes you got it right, NASA commissioned this toilet for the exclusive use of the astronauts in the International Space Station. It has many out-of-the-world features, one of which is it can convert urine into water.
The Hang Fung Gold Toilet
Price tag: $5 Million
Inspired by the Vladmir Lenin quote “Turn every bit of it into public restrooms,” this toilet is made up of pure 24 carat gold. The $5 million commode is part of an elaborate bathroom unit i.e. tiles, sinks and doors all of which is made of gold. Made in 2001 by Hang Fung Gold Technology Group, this super luxurious bathroom is on display at the group’s Hong Kong showroom. And yes, it’s fully functional. Visitors to the showroom can have their pictures taken on it but have to wear plastic covers over their shoes so that they don’t dirty the area. Also if you are willing to buy it then the group might consider your offer if the price is right.
Moon River Art Park Toilet
Price tag: $750,000
Next time you are in Shanghai, be sure to visit Moon River Art Park. Set inside a man-made cave this toilet is one of the most expensive ones in the world. The park authorities have spent around 5 million yuan to construct this artsy toilet. Decorated like a grotto with stalactite-like water faucets this toilet is certainly not the most comfortable one on the planet, but is definitely the most unique one. Also it is probably the only one in this list you have a chance of using. All you to do is pay the park’s entrance fee.
The Swarovski Throne
Price Tag: £ 84,000
This toilet can definitely win the price for ultimate bathroom bling. Studded with 72,000 Swarovski crystals this toilet is priced at whooping £84,000. The toilet was on display at the China International Kitchen & Bathroom Expo 2015 in Shanghai and only the lavatory bowl took over a month to be completed. This bling toilet is a standalone piece and Japanese designer Ginza Tanaka is currently mum on whether an entire toilet set will be created to match the toilet.
“Dagobert” Wooden Toilet Throne
Price tag: $14,123
Toilet obsession is not a modern day thing. Named after the last ruler of Merovingian dynasty – King Dagobert, this toilet is worth $14,123 and can definitely be called a throne. Five foot tall, it has musical chimes, is a pull chain flush and accessories like candle-holder and an ashtray.
Toto Neorest 600
Price tag: $5,000
Have you ever wanted a toilet that will flush automatically? If yes then Toto Neorest 600 is your answer. Priced at $5,000 this toilet is fully automated, with features like lid opening by itself when you approach the toilet, automatic flush etc. As if this wasn’t enough, the toilet comes with a wireless remote control for all the other functions.