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Magnetic Hill

Leh-Kargil-Srinagar national highway, Leh, India
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Ranked #28 of 44 Attractions in Leh
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Bardhaman, West Bengal, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Fascinated by shahruk on "Jab tak hai jaan", I always wanted to drive down these roads, magnatic hill is just that, long roads nothing else, still its beautiful to be there and spend little time. I am not sure if there is magnet or its a trik, as its hard to tell that, but its a good spot to spend... More 

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Pune
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

halted for a couple of mins at this spot on way to Leh from Kargil. this is situated around 35 kms before Leh city. we snapped a few pics and tried for some time to check if the magnetic effect actually works by placing our bike at the designated spot on the road. there were quite a lot of people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Though the jeep/ car moves on its own..i m not sure its a magnetic phenomenon. However, worth taking a stop and observing this which we dont see otherwise. Its on way from Leh to confluence.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The magnetic hill, is located on the Leh-Kargil-Srinagar national highway, about 30 km from Leh. We almost drove past as we did want to get out in the hot afternoon sun. But our driver insisted that we experience the effect of the magnetic hill. The car with engine switched off and in neutral gear was being pulled back by the... More 

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Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The magnetic hill phenomena can be experienced here. One can experience the movement of car against the gravity. If you leave your car in neutral it will start climbing up the hill in slow speed. Drive till here is good.

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Petaling Jaya, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Just a stopover on the road ..nothing much to shout about..no magnetic pull whatsoever..do for the fun of it..take some pics and move along :)

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Nothing much to say about this. Some people say it's a miracle, some say illusion. I passed by Magnetic Hill since it falls on the way to Gurudwara Pathar Singh Sahib. But left within a minute. Nothing to see or experience here.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Magnetic Hill is located on the Leh-Kargil-Srinagar Highway.Here you can see your vehicles specially cars moving with the engines off.Its around 30 kms drive from Leh City.The magnetic hill is not as great an experience but the over all drive on that route is a good experience.On the way from Leh City to the Magnetic hill you can visit Hall... More 

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Abu Dhabi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I don't know if its magnetic or not our driver tried to demonstate the magnetic effect. Its on the way to Alchi so you can stop on the way. The view is excellent!

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Panchkula, Haryana, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

some people say optical illusion, some challenge the Natural powers but the reality which i saw was you need some patience in order to see the actual power against the gravity. everyone may have different view so i have mine.

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