Dang Viet Nga, a Vietnamese architect, planned and erected the Dalat Crazy House, also known as the Hang Nga Guesthouse and Art Gallery. Building began in 1990 and was finished in 2010.
The Crazy House is a whimsical and innovative construct that defies convention and challenges traditional concepts of architecture, and it was inspired by the natural forms and shapes of the surrounding forests and hills. The rooms are shaped like animals, trees, and other organic forms, and it is decorated with elaborate carvings, sculptures, and paintings.
Both fans and detractors of the Crazy House have commented on its unique style. Though it has been hailed by some as a visionary piece of art, many have called it tacky and too marketed. Despite this, it has become a hotspot for sightseers and architecture buffs from all over the world, and its popularity shows no signs of abating.
The Crazy House is now open to the public as a guesthouse and art gallery, giving guests the chance to stay in one of the many eccentric rooms and visitors the chance to peruse the many innovative exhibits. This one-of-a-kind work never ceases to amaze and delight guests with its wacky and inventive style.
The best time to do the crazy house tour depends on you and what you’re looking for. Some items to think about while you organize your trip are as follows.
- Morning: The Crazy House is often less hectic in the morning, making it easier to take in the building’s unique architecture.
- The Crazy House gets crowded in the afternoons, especially during the busy tourist season, although the natural light is often best then for photography.
- The Crazy House can be seen in a new light when you visit in the evening, when the building’s lights provide a stunning glow over the structure.
Visit the Crazy House whenever is most convenient for you. The facility is open every day of the year, though its specific hours of operation will change with the seasons. See if tours can be reserved in advance and plan accordingly.
The building is big and takes up a lot of room. It's hard to believe how many details there are