Upside Down Houses

Around the world, a number of groups looking to draw tourists have constructed upside-down houses, complete with inverted furnishings and decor. Collected here are photos of four recent examples of his topsy-turvy architecture in China, Russia, Germany, and Austria.
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1. Laborers work at an upside-down house under construction in Fengjing Ancient Town, Jinshan District, south of Shanghai, China, on March 17, 2014. Workers are putting the final touches on this eccentric tourist attraction built at the "China Folk Painting Village".




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2. A tourist jumps inside an upside-down house in Fengjing Ancient Town on May 1, 2014. You can click on the image in your browser to flip the scene upside down.




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3. Tourists visit an upside-down house in Fengjing Ancient Town on May 1, 2014.




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4. A woman poses inside the upside-down house in Fengjing Ancient Town on May 1, 2014.




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5. A dog dressed for the cold runs in front of the Upside Down House at the All-Russia Exhibition Center in in Moscow, Russia, on January 17, 2014. Its creators say the interior can cause visitors to experience dizziness.




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6. A visitor walks through the Upside Down House at the All-Russia Exhibition Center in Moscow on January 17, 2014.




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7. Visitors walk through the Upside Down House at the All-Russia Exhibition Center on January 17, 2014.




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8. Workers put finishing touches on the nearly-completed "The World Stands on its Head" ("Die Welt Steht Kopf") House on the Baltic Sea Island of Usedom on September 3, 2008 in Trassenheide, Germany. The upside down house, complete with upside down interior furnishings, was the brainchild of Klaudiusz Golos and Sebastian Mikiciuk.




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9. Workers attach a coffee table to the "floor" in the nearly-completed living room of "Die Welt Steht Kopf" House in Trassenheide, Germany, on September 3, 2008.




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10. A worker attaches a faucet in a bathroom of "Die Welt Steht Kopf" House on September 3, 2008.




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11. Workers attach a bowl to the dining room table in the nearly-completed "Die Welt Steht Kopf" House on September 3, 2008.




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12. People walk out of an upside down house built by Polish architects Irek Glowacki and Marek Rozanski, in the western Austrian village of Terfens on May 5, 2012.




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13. People stand in the garage of the upside down house in the Austrian village of Terfens on May 5, 2012.




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14. A woman stands inside the bathroom of the upside down house in Terfens, Austria, on May 5, 2012.




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15. People stand inside a child's room in the upside down house in Terfens, Austria, on May 5, 2012.