Geokkuro Jip: Upside down pension house

Geokkuro Jip: Upside down pension house

Unusual architecture makes for a great photo-op
1061-1 Seondu-ri, Gilsangmyun, Ganghwa-gun, Incheon (인천광역시 강화군 길상면 선두리 1061-1) +82 32 937 8662
Geokkuro Jip
No, we didn't just flip the photo. That's what it really looks like.

Anyone with a little time to kill on the way to or from Incheon airport should head to Geokkuro Jip ("Upside down house") for an unusual photo op.

This curious upside down house was built by its owner and former clothing designer, 51-year-old Jeon Yong-sun, who designed the house himself.

"There's really not that much difference between designing clothes and designing houses," Jeon told CNNGo.

Originally a "pension house" with five rooms available for ₩90,000-₩170,000, the interior of the house is currently under renovation, but people still come by frequently for the photo op.

"The renovation process is getting delayed because I am looking for really unusual things to put in the house that cannot be found anywhere else in the world," said Jeon.

In the meantime, you can head to the "Tilted House" in front of the pension house, another unusual (if rather garishly painted) building that is currently being run as a café.

The "Tilted House" at Incheon.