Visitors rush to Upside Down House in Hartebeestpoort, South Africa

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The Upside Down House in Hartebeestpoor, outside of Johannesburg.

Abraham Lincoln famously said: “a house divided against itself cannot stand”.

Well, what about an upside down house?

This peculiar house north of Johannesburg in South Africa was designed with the hope it would inspire those visiting it to think differently about the world.

Located 75km outside South Africa’s biggest city in the town of Hartebeestpoort, the house has drawn international attention.

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The builders wanted to encourage visitors to look at the world differently.

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“The birth of the inspirational idea of this ingenious ‘house’ became real by the reflection of a peculiar presence, which in the existing world might sometimes feel upside down …” the official Facebook page of the Upside Down House reads.

“Our mission is to open up a whole new world to individuals who are willing to think outside the box!”

According to the page, visitors to the home have increased “exponentially” since it was built two years ago. Part of that is due in to its surreal properties.

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The house has become a popular tourist attraction in South Africa.

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Which way is up?

But it has also etched a place for itself in South African popular culture via its appearance in a number of music videos.

The roof of the house sits on the ground with its foundation pointing skywards.

Inside the house itself, furniture and whitegoods are all also positioned upside down, as if appearing to defy gravity. Visitors to the home have described it as “a dizzying experience.”

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Feeling dizzy?

This South African home follows in the footsteps of some other unususal houses including The Crazy House in Bispingen, Germany and another in Poland.

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The Crazy House in Bispingen, Germany.

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