Find Public Restrooms Near Your Current Location
If you are traveling in a new location, the public toilets and bathroom finder option avaialble inside Google Maps could come in very handy.
Open the Google Maps on your phone (or open maps.google.com on your desktop browser), make sure that the location services are turned on and type the query
public toilets near me.
Google Maps will instantly show you the location of restrooms near your current location.
The feature also works inside Google Assistant. Say “OK Google” to activate the Assistant, say the command “Show me toilets near me” and it will open maps with placemarkers for all the toilets near your location.
If location is unavailale on your phone, or if you wish to learn about restroom in a particular location without actually being there, change your search query to use the address instead of
Your query in that case will be
show toilets near Taj Mahal in Agra or
Public Restrooms in Times Square or
Where can I find a bathroom in NYC.
In India alone, more than 57k toilets and restrooms in urban India can be found through Google Maps. If you are mobile phone user in India, you can call the toll-free number 000 800 9191 000 from your Vodafone / Idea mobile and enquire about public toilets near your location.
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Amit Agarwal is a Google Developer Expert in Google Workspace and Google Apps Script. He holds an engineering degree in Computer Science (I.I.T.) and is the first professional blogger in India.