If Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle had been Russian, this is where she would have lived.
The upside-down house in Moscow was built as an attraction for the All-Russian Exhibition Center, an ongoing trade show that sounds a little like a Russian World's Fair. It's not just upside-down from the outside, either; inside, the ceiling is the floor and all the furnishings are attached over visitors' heads.
The house reportedly makes visitors feel a sensation similar to that on a roller-coaster. OK, now we're picturing a crowd of Russians and tourists suffering like poor Lucille Two on "Arrested Development":
Admission is 300 rubles, or about $9 at today's exchange rates.
You can also click here to visit our blog with videos that give a closer look at the detail that went into the house -- the cutlery drawers in the kitchen even open! More optical-illusion hijinks included, naturally.
N.B. Don't know who Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle was? Then you're in for a treat, especially if you have or are a kid. Click here to learn more on the Mental Floss website.
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