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READY TO LIVE IN AN UPSIDE DOWN WORLD?

Every person should do something out of the ordinary at least once in their life. Stepping into an upside-down house is not only out of the ordinary but quite an awkward, yet fun experience. The entire house, including furniture and decor, is flipped upside down. Imagine walking on the “ceiling” and peering down at the sofas and tables stuck to the “floor” above you! Join us as we visit a few upside-down houses in our beautiful world…

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Amsterdam upside down house: Entry ticket and more

Amsterdam is different! Not only does the facade NOT look like the typical upside-down house, but it’s a much different experience from my previous upside-down excursions. The illusions activities just blew my mind. There were optical illusions, and I found myself questioning what was real and what wasn’t. 

Complementary Photo Shoot

Another fun experience was the various camera points… the rush between pushing the button and getting the right pose just in time for the camera to flash. It’s great to get group photos – no having to ask someone to take a photo of us! With the compliments of Upside Down House Amsterdam, you have precious photo memories to either print on-site or download to your mobile.

Overall, I would highly recommend checking out this fun-filled attraction if you’re ever in Amsterdam. It’s such a unique and fun experience that will leave you feeling like you’ve stepped into a whole new world! 

Siofok's flipped house in Hungary

Oh my gosh, I have to tell you about my visit to Hungary’s flipped house in Siofok (on Lake Balaton in Somogy County)

When I got there, I was greeted by this quirky, upside-down facade that just looked so surreal. I could already tell that this was going to be a wild experience. And boy, was I right!

These unusual houses are not only built and furnished upside down, but they are also slightly tilted at around 7 degrees. From the moment you enter the house, you’re flipped at an angle. Thus, gone is your comfort zone.

Or let me put it this way: Gone was MY comfort zone! As soon as I stepped inside, I was immediately transported to a world where everything was flipped on its head. It was disorienting at first, trying to wrap my head around what was happening. I mean, the furniture was hanging from the ceiling (No wonder why Lionel Richie’s song “Dancing on the Ceiling” immediately came to mind!), the lamps were on the floor, and the pictures on the wall were upside down. It was like walking into an alternate dimension!

In addition, the Siofok experience has a spiral staircase that takes you straight to the top level. Feeling disorientated as it is, the staircase was sufficient reason for taking it slowly. It was so trippy!

Travel Tip(s)
  • You can only pay in cash, the Hungarian Forint. Set aside about 20 minutes for sightseeing and taking photos. 
  • For updated info on opening hours and entrance fees, visit their website.
Upside Down House Attraction Siofok Hungary

Address: At the corner of Május 1. street and the Main Road no. 7.

Upside Down House Attraction Siofok Hungary sightseeing things to do in Siofok

How to make the most of your time in the Balaton region

Hartbeespoort's overturned house in South Africa

Address: R3, Broederstroom, North West, South Africa

Walking on the ceiling

I guess once you’ve been inside one topsy-turvy house, you can comfortably say you’ve had the experience. Another bucket list item checked off!

However, I wanted to compare what I’ve seen before with other similar concepts. And so, I visited South Africa’s version up north in the Hartbeespoort region.

I was amazed by the creativity of the design. It must have taken months to complete if not years. Like Siofok, the concept was similar but at least the staircase was not that daunting. 

Furthermore, the Hartbeespoort venue combined the attraction with great family-orientated facilities, such as the picnic area and the playground for the kiddies.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can book tickets as part of a half-day excursion. Reserve your spot

The surrounding area is known for its guesthouses, self-catering accommodation, and lodges. 

For updated info on opening hours and entrance fees, visit their website.

Antalya's inverted structure in Turkiye (Turkey)

And so the adventure begins

First, a short intro to Antalya, once a Roman port in Turkiye. Antalya brings up visions of blue waters, amazing holiday resorts, large hotels overlooking the beaches, and a yacht-filled Old Harbor. No wonder then that Antalya is known as the Turquoise Coast.

To get to Antalya you can fly to Antalya’s Airport (AYT),

  • which is about 90 minutes flight time from Istanbul;
  • and around four hours from Bodrum’s airport (BJV). If you are on holiday in Bodrum you could easily extend your trip to include the beauty of Antalya.

First, a short intro to Antalya, once a Roman port in Turkiye. Antalya brings up visions of blue waters, amazing holiday resorts, large hotels overlooking the beaches, and a yacht-filled Old Harbor. No wonder then that Antalya is known as the Turquoise Coast.

To get to Antalya you can fly to Antalya’s Airport (AYT), which is about 90 minutes’ flying time from Istanbul.

Something I really love about Antalya’s topsy-turvy house is that Antalya has onsite staff, and they are most helpful in showing you around – even taking pictures at an affordable rate. Usually, I don’t go for such a photo session, but I reckon it is necessary for this instance. It makes for great memories with the entire group in one photo. 

Also, they give you fun tips on how to hang like spiderman and other poses which in the end turn out to be amazing photos. 

Antalya’s upside-down house sure is a fun place to go with a group of friends.

Address: Altıntaş mah, Kardeş Kentler Cd. no 15, 07400 Aksu/Antalya, Turkiye (Turkey)

Guatavita's inverted house in Colombia

Head over heels

La Casa Loca lies in Guatavita, about 70 km from Colombia’s capital, namely the colorful city of Bogota.

Tourists are head over heels for La Casa Loca, one of Colombia’s latest attractions. The project, in the village of Santa Maria de Guatavita, took two years to complete. La Casa Loca was inaugurated on January 8, 2022.

Address: Address: Vereda, Santa María, Guatavita, Cundinamarca, Colombia

Travel Tip(s)
  • In general, upside-down houses are not wheelchair friendly, or for people having difficulty walking.
  • For updated info on opening hours and entrance fees to visit La Casa Loca, go to their website.

Taipei's topsy-turvy house

Huashan 1914 Creative Park

The park is usually open 24 hours, so there is no reason to miss this popular and creative attraction.

The Park was renovated, taken over by the Taiwan Cultural-Creative Development Co. Ltd., renamed Huashan 1914, and put under its management in 2007. Since then, a naturally creative environment has been developing. The main creative arts hub in Taipei nowadays is Huashan 1914, which also acts as the venue for the biggest cultural events in Taiwan. Examples include the BiBo student design expo and the Simple Life music festival. Huashan 1914 serves as a link to a distinctive architectural heritage and the beating creative center of Taiwan today.

If Taiwan is on your bucket list, then catch our comprehensive travel guide with a free itinerary to get the most out of your Taiwanese dream holiday.

Find an upside-down house near you

Australia

Upside Down House Photo Experience in Melbourne Australia
Upside Down House Photo Experience in Melbourne, Australia
Australia's First Upside Down House Photo Experience on the Gold Coast
Australia's First Upside Down House Photo Experience on the Gold Coast

Austria

Haus Steht Kops Vienna Austria upside down house
Haus Steht Kopf, Vienna

Belarus

Dukor's Upside Down House is considered the first upside down house in Belarus
Dukor's Upside Down House, located in the Dukor Mayontak Museum Complex, is considered the first upside down house in Belarus.

China

Taipei, Taiwan (featured above) – No. 1, Section 1, Bade Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100

Colombia

Guatavita

– Featured above

Estonia

entry tickets to upside down house in tartu, estonia
Entry tickets to Tagurpidi Maja ("Upside Down House") in Tartu

Georgia

Georgia's first upside down house is known as the White Restaurant, in Batumi.
Georgia's first upside down house is known as the White Restaurant, in Batumi.

Germany

The crazy house, das tolle haus, edertal, germany
Das tolle Haus am Edersee, meaning “the great house of Edersee” is located in Hessen, Germany. Photo credit: www.edersee.com

Hungary

Siofok (featured above)

Indonesia

Embark on an immersive journey through the whimsical Bali Upside Down World with your entry ticket
Radailiai, Klaipeda Entry tickets to the upside-down house

Lithuania

Radailiai Upside Down House (Apverstas Namas Radailiai)
Radailiai, Klaipeda Entry tickets to the upside-down house

Malaysia

Tours and Tickets to Experience Upside Down House Melaka
Upside-down house entry tickets Bandar Hilir, Melaka
Kuala Lumpur Upside Down House
Kuala Lumpur
Upside down house in Penang Malaysia
George Town, Penang Island

– Featured above

Philippines

Upside down house in Davao City Philippines
Davao City, Davao del Sur Province, Mindanao
Upside down house in Pasay Philippines
Pasay, Metro Manila, Luzon

Poland

Upside down house in Szymbark Poland min
Szymbark
Upside down house in Zakopane Poland
Zakopane (Dom Do Gory Nogami) 

Portugal

Sao Miguel, Azores

Russia

Upside down house in Kaliningrad Russia
Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Oblast, Northwestern District
Upside down house in Russias Volga District Republic of Tatarstan Kazan
Kazan, Volga District, republic of Tatarstan
Upside down house in St Petersburg Russia
St. Petersburg
Upside down house in Moscow Russia
Moscow
Upside down house in Yekaterinburg Russia
Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Urals District

South Africa

Hartbeespoort, North West Province (featured above)

Spain

Katmandu Park entrance ticket, Magaluf upside down house, interactive
Katmandu Park entrance ticket

Thailand

Upside Down House Pattaya
Pattaya – Na Chom Thian upside-down house entry tickets
Upside Down House Phuket (Baan Teelanka)
Phuket upside-down house entry tickets
Upside down house in Tagurpidi Maja, Estonia
Tagurpidi Maja, Thailand

Turkiye (Turkey)

– Featured above

Ukraine

Upside down house in Polyanytsya Ukraine
Polyanytsya

United Kingdom

Bournemouth, Upside Down House Admission Ticket
Bournemouth upside-down house entry tickets
Clacton On Sea, Clacton Pier
Clacton On Sea, Clacton Pier in Essex
London upside down entry tickets
Upside Down House Westfield White City Entry Ticket
Lakeside, Essex, Upside Down House admission ticket, entry
Lakeside, Grays - upside-down entry tickets
  • London Livery – Southwark Street, London
  • Portsmouth
  • Skegnes
Upside down house in Brighton UK United Kingdom
Brighton Beach, UK.   UK's first inverted photo experience!
Upside Down House Milton Keynes entry tickets
Milton Keynes upside-down entry tickets

USA

upside down entry tickets missouri branson
Branson, Missouri upside-down entry tickets
Orlando, WonderWorks All Access Admission Ticket
Wonderworks – Orlando, Florida upside-down entry tickets
Texas upside down experience
Wonderworks – Pigeon Forge, Texas upside-down entry tickets
Interactive upside down rooms in Los Angeles, USA
Hollywood Blvd in Los Angeles, World of Illusions upside-down entry tickets
  • Nellie Bly O’Bryan House – Lee Vining, California
  • Norman Johnson’s Upside-Down House – Sunrise Golf Village, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Top Secret, Inc. – Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin