World's first toilet theme park opens

Here's an idea for a day out with a difference: a theme park celebrating all things lavatorial. SCROLL DOWN FOR THE VIDEO.

The Restroom Cultural Park in Suwon, Korea, aka "the world's first toilet theme park", has a museum displaying ancient loos, bedpans, and Korean flush toilets, and offers the opportunity to find out lots of "fun facts" about human poo. There's even an art gallery and a sculpture garden dedicated to squatting figures.

The park was built in memory of the city's former mayor, Sim Jae-Duck (affectionately known as Mr Toilet) who had a passion for toilets and spent his life campaigning for better toilets in the sovereign state, reports The Metro.

The park's Lee Youn Souk said the importance of the toilet should not be underestimated.

"We just focus on eating everyday, we sometimes overlook the importance of the toilet," she told the BBC.

The city has embraced its toilet reputation and every year holds the popular Golden Poop Art Festival.

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