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Rumah Terbalik

Kampung Telibong, Batu 21, Jalan Telibong, Tamparuli 89250, Malaysia
+60 88-260 263
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The best place to visit.. The price reasonable. Not too far from city. Take 1-2 hours spend in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Eies R
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It’s located beside the 3D Wonders Museum in Tamparuli about 30 minutes drive from Kota Kinabalu... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
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Rumah Terbalik, the first upside down house of Malaysia is located in Kampung Telibong, Mile 21, Jalan Telibong, Tamparuli, Sabah, Malaysia. Nestled within the compound of Rumah Terbalik, there is also a souvenir shop (i.e. Tamu) well stocked with handicrafts and souvenirs made in Sabah as well as a Café (i.e. Kedai Kopi) serving brewed local coffee. Using recycled wood and materials specifically to create a more local atmosphere, Rumah Tebalik has an area of 1,500 square feet and equiped with a living room, a dining area, a equipped kitchen, veranda, two bedrooms and a toilet. This fully furnished house is constructed with a slight tilt, and with everything fitted upside down inside the house, it certainly challenges the viewers' perspective when within. The kampong house signifies our past and heritage. Upside down is another perspective of seeing something. It's meant to be a fun way of looking at ourselves and life. Rumah Terbalik will work towards establishing itself as a new and unique tourist destination within Sabah. As it is located along the main highway leading to Mt Kinabalu, Poring Hot Spring or even Kiulu River, it can help to enhance the already existing tour packages offered by travel agencies as being a short stopover point. A visit to the upside-down house guarantees to one of your most memorable experiences and it is a must-see attraction on your Sabah itinerary.As of February 2012, Rumah Terbalik has been listed within the Malaysia Book of Records as being the first upside down house of Malaysia! the 3D Wonders Museum is where visitors can explore the uniquely themed galleries, the first of its kind in Borneo, showcasing the importance of conservation while promoting the beautiful landscapes and the myriad of local cultures present in East Malaysia. Through the use of special art techniques, two-dimensional paintings will appear to pop out of the surface and come to life, immersing you in a vivid experience like no other. Create your own wacky stories and zip-line through the entire experience as you embark on an adventure in the 3D Wonders Museum right now! This latest attraction is just beside the renowned Rumah Terbalik, Malaysia one and only Upside Down House!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kampung Telibong, Batu 21, Jalan Telibong, Tamparuli 89250, Malaysia
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+60 88-260 263
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The best place to visit.. The price reasonable. Not too far from city. Take 1-2 hours spend in there. Value is u buy both ticket upside down house and 3D Museum

Thank Eies R
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

It’s located beside the 3D Wonders Museum in Tamparuli about 30 minutes drive from Kota Kinabalu. It was my first time being in an upside down house. It was nothing to shout about, but the message behind its construction was humbling.

Thank khuzaimi2015
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I knew there wasn't much to expect but I went as I have heard about people visiting this place. I enjoyed the outdoor upside down house/ landscape than the house itself. Not bad for a different experience. It costs you RM10, if you're willing to...More

Thank Suri N
Reviewed 21 August 2017

few attraction at this place are rumah terbalik (upside down house) and 3D museum. its upside down house are damn lame and boring. all its interior are placed upside down. less than 5 minutes visit you already at its exit door. you cannot take any...More

Thank bullockiddo
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Booked a tour from Amazing Borneo and this was part of the tour deal. I walked in for about 10 minutes and I was already bored. There wasn't any guide to explain what's the purpose of everything being upside down, except that you have to...More

Thank Hakim428
Alexander0323, General Manager at Rumah Terbalik, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for your message Hakim. Other that a visually different architectural structure, the house is build with a message in mind, reminding the visitors that "should we continue to progress without proper planning, we will result in turning our world upside down". We will...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Entrance ticket cost about RM10 per adult. Cannot take picture inside the house (actually nothing to see also). The interior of the "rumah terbalik" is totally simply decorated. We really quite "surprised" to found out that the house was so empty and felt cheated. Sigh.......More

Thank Pooh_tyan
Alexander0323, General Manager at Rumah Terbalik, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for your feed back Pooh Tyan. This house actually provide employment to 40 staff within the area and have since motivated 4 "copycats" in other parts of Malaysia, 1 in Phuket to do the same. We are sorry to have wasted your time....More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

We prefer the outlook rather than interior design. We had been to upside down house at Malacca but its interior stuffs upside down not the whole house. For the first time we saw a house like this quite interesting experience.

Thank hweeying
Alexander0323, General Manager at Rumah Terbalik, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you Hwee Ying for your feed back. Yes, 5 years ago when we constructed the 1st Upside Down House, never did you think it will result in Malaysia having 5 others. Being the first is always something and thank you for visiting us. Regards

Reviewed 17 May 2017

While the concept is good, we felt cheated. You are not allowed to take pictures in the house. The whole idea is to showcase the uniqueness of the upside down house but unfortunately when you are not allowed to take pictures then is defeats the...More

Thank naturewala
Alexander0323, General Manager at Rumah Terbalik, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for your feed back Naturewala. All our visitors are informed before purchasing the tickets that they can take pictures all around the compound EXCEPT in the house. Thank you.

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

the environment is OK and clean. The service is quite good and friendly. the upside down house is not really fascinating so won't give you so much surprise. The entrance fee quote expensive. There are 3D museum added beside upside down house.

Thank Kenny C
Reviewed 20 April 2017

From Aiport Kota kinabalu 2 hours. Operation Monday - Sunday & Public Holidays 7:00 am - 7:00 pm ENTRANCE FEE - ADULT Rumah Terbalik Malaysian RM10.60 Non - Malaysian RM19.10 CHILD ( 4 - 12 years old) RM5.30 All Nationalities RM19.10 * Child below 3...More

Thank bentayan
Alexander0323, General Manager at Rumah Terbalik, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for helping us list down the entrance details.

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during 8am - 8pm daily
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Response from raylim888 | Reviewed this property |
ENTRANCE FEE - ADULT Rumah Terbalik Malaysian RM10.60 Non - Malaysian RM19.10 CHILD ( 4 - 12 years old) RM5.30 3D Wonders Museum Malaysian RM24.40 Non - Malaysian RM35.00 CHILD ( 4 - 12 years old) RM15.90 Special... More
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