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Yes, upside-down house a tourist attraction in South Africa

Peculiar photos of an upside-down house, with its roof on the ground and inside contents to match, have been doing the rounds on Facebook in South Africa.

With just over 22,000 views in 24 hours, their caption reads: “Did you know that there is a house in South Africa where everything is upside down.

“Not only is the house flipped upside down on the outside, but everything in the inside is also flipped upside down.”

Facebook’s fact-checking tool has flagged the claim as possibly false. So what’s happening in the photos? And is the house in South Africa? We checked.


‘All the furniture is now above your head

A quick Google search for the house revealed a website that confirmed that the house is in South Africa.

According to the website, the house is in Broederstroom, a small town in North West province.

“The Upside Down House is just that, it's a house built upside down. All the furniture inside, etc which would normally be on the floor, is now above your head,” a description on the website reads.

It says visitors can spend two or so hours in and around the houses taking photos.

Photos and videos of the house have also been published by the Associated Press and eNCA.

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