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"Mens toilets can be hard to..." Netherlands Local Custom Tip by joecooper

Netherlands Local Customs: 288 reviews and 290 photos


<b><font color=blue>Mens toilets</b></font> can be hard to work out. Urinals usually have a flush mechanism. Do not be surprised to find urinals in seperate cubicles either. Are Dutch men embarrased to let it out in public? It seems so, but in Amsterdam it is not uncommon to find street toilets i.e. a drain with a urinal above it - not even a proper screen. Many tourists - particulalry Americans - find this highly amusing!

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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