Sabah is well known for many interesting and wonderful places for you to visit. Now, there is one more compelling reason why you should come to Sabah. The amazing upside down house Sabah in the district of Tuaran is now open to visitors. This latest Sabah attraction is one of the only five upside down houses in the whole world! You’d better head on to Kampung Telibong, Batu 21 Jalan Telibong in Tamparuli, Tuaran and see the amazing upside down house Sabah for yourself. The interesting design of the Sabah upside down house has made it to be included in the Malaysia Book of Records.
The Sabah upside down house started to open to the public in February 2012. This 150 square meters upside down house was built by a local entrepreneur at around RM500, 000. The Sabah upside down house is based on the ethnic Dusun architecture. It only costs you RM10 to enter this upside down house. Before you enter, the staff will greet you at the entrance to show you around the house. One quaint custom about this house that you will be asked to hit the gong at the entrance for about three times before proceeding.
This amazing upside down house comes complete with all the rooms that you would find in a regular house and even looks like any typical traditional house, with one notable difference. Everything is built upside down! In this Sabah house, you would be walking on the ceiling instead of on the floor. All the furniture you see in this upside down is firmly bolted on the ceiling. The traditional local decoration throughout this house is very eye-catching too. This Sabah house even has a garage complete with an upside down car, which is also bolted to the ceiling. At the back of this house, there is an upside bicycle on display.
You can only imagine what unique sensation it would be by walking in the living room, kitchen, bedroom, balcony and toilet of this odd Sabah house. It must be interesting to see all the stuff such as televisions, radio, washing machine and sewing machine being fixed on the ceiling. Just be careful, you might get dizzy and disorientated if you hang around in this upside down house for too long!
Are you feeling hungry after touring this amazing upside down house? You’ll be very glad to know that the Rumah Terbalik Café is just nearby within the compound of this unique house. The Rumah Terbalik Café offers a decent selection of food and beverages to keep all the hunger pangs at bay. Apart from the café, there is also a gift shop in the house compound for you to get some souvenir as a memento of your visit to this unique house.
If there is a compelling reason for you to visit the district of Tuaran, the upside down house is worth the trip to there. You’d be crazy to miss out visiting one of the only five upside down houses in this whole wide world. Once you’ve been here to the Sabah upside down house, you’ll never forget this experience for years to come!