Upside-Down Buildings

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Wonder Works
Orlando, FL
Wonder Works
Pigeon Forge, TN
The Orlando Wonder Works resembles an upside-down building, complete with inverted palm trees. It was built in 1998. The inside of the building has an upside-down appearance as well. In 2006, this second location was built in Pigeon Forge. In 2010, another location was built in Panama City Beach. Another one in Myrtle Beach, SC will open in 2011. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3.

Ripley's Believe It or Not
Orlando, FL
Ripley's Believe It or Not
Branson, MO
The Ripley's Believe It or Not in Orlando was built in 1992. This Ripley's building appear to be sinking into the street. The Ripley's Branson location was built in 1994. This building has an earthquake damaged appearance. The Atlantic City, NJ and Myrtle Beach, SC locations feature similar disaster architecture. Ripley's has about 24 locations in all, each featuring "oddities" from Robert Ripley's 40 years of collecting travels. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3.

Ripley's Believe It or Not
Niagara Falls, ON
Loony Bin [gone]
Wisconsin Dells, WI
The Niagara Falls Ripley's Believe It or Not building is meant to resemble the Empire State Building turned on its side. There is a King Kong mounted on the top and a sign for the museum turned sideways. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

The Loony Bin was some type of fun house. It was built around 2005. This photo is from 2006. By 2010, it was gone.

Top Secret
Wisconsin Dells, WI
The Top Secret tourist attraction features an upside-down White House. The rooms inside are upside-down as well. It was built in 1992. For more, see their website.

More Upside-Down Buildings:
House (Lee Vining, CA)
House (Sunrise, FL) [vintage]
House: 1, 2 (Vienna, Austria)
House (Cabo Frio, Brazil)
House (Chongqing, China)
House: 1, 2 (Trassenheide, Germany)
House (Japan)
House: 1, 2 (Szymbark, Poland)
Buildings: 1, 2 (Mallorca, Spain)

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