Weighing in at a hefty price of $38 million (a respectable net worth for kings and prices), Hong Kong’s Swisshorn palace is the most expensive bathroom known to man. It is comprised of 380 kg of pure gold and more than 6,200 gemstones. Indeed, the infamous Villain of Goldfinger would have had a heart attack if he walked into this auric plated john. For he claims he has always been fascinated by atomic number 79: “this is gold, Mr. Bond. All my life I’ve been in love with its color, its brilliance, its divine heaviness.”
Bathroom from the Mind of Artist Monica Bonvicini
This bathroom sprung from the bizarre concept of reliving oneself in public with no repercussions. The artist realized that the only way this absurd feat could be accomplished would be invisibility. So he created a bathroom that one could see out but no one could see in. What’s more he decided to construct his invisible loo in a famous English art museum, Tate Britain Gallery. People flock from all over the globe to have a chance to become their most private bodily self-amidst a sea of people and fine art.
This interesting bathroom creates the illusion of reliving oneself underwater. However only females can use this bathroom with the exception of the one male turtle who encircles the john. It cost around $270,000 dollars to build without including the cost of the aquarium. But can you really put a price on using a bathroom underwater.
Why do People Actually Make These?
Well, simply put, because they’re cool. If you think about it one of the most relaxing moments of your day is when you jaunt to the jon to take care of nature’s business. At Parker and Sons we don’t typically construct these type of luxury bathrooms, but we are always willing to try new things…