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Amazing South Africa’s ‘upside down’ house

With its roof on the ground and its floor in the air, the upside down house in Hartebeestpoort, South Africa is attracting tourists who want to see the world from a different perspective.

The unique building breaks all the rules of architecture, it is experiencing the world in a completely new perspective, the home is built in the same manner as most ordinary houses with one major difference: it’s completely upside down.

The house is inverted on the outside and inside. Visitors take pictures of themselves in rooms that have sofas and chairs hanging from the ceiling. The kitchen is also upside down with appliances appearing to defy gravity.

Every detail that you would usually find in a standard home has been incorporated, except that it all have been inverted and is just out of reach.

Marketing manager René Cronjé says that the unusual structure is based on the idea that sometimes the world around us feels as though it’s upside down.

With an average entry fee of about $8 you explore the upside-down world, and also take some interesting Instagram snaps.

People from all walks of life are encouraged to visit this unique piece of art, which is open every day of the week.

 

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