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Magnetic Hill

Leh-Kargil-Srinagar national highway, Leh, India
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Ranked #20 of 42 Attractions in Leh
Type: Geologic Formations
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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Most of you might have known the science involved in this illusion. Its on the Leh-Kargil-Srinagar national highway. Cars and bikes move against the gravity. While first we have seen the effect we were literally shocked. But after understanding the phenomena it seems a good place to experience....

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Thane, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I could not really find out any magnetic effect. Yes, but it's true car goes back and gets pulls towards mountain. I suggest -- 1. Carry compass with you and check if the Magnetic filed. 2. Take a ball or round bottle and see scope is on which side.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

It is a wonder to witness anti-gravity, while coming back from sangam this is a point on the road where if in neutral the vehicle starts moving towards the hill... Ammazing to witness the fun of nature..!!

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

It is located on the way to Sham valley. A road goes through the two mountains n there is a box in the middle of the road. It says " Park your vehicle in the box and it will move on itself". There is zero gravity at this place which makes it happen.. Worth a visit..

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Vehicles are taken to a spot and switched off . You sit still while the car levitates as it were uphill

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Our car hardly moved 5 mtrs demonstrating the gravity defying phenomenon. Its true but no remarkable experience. 5mtrs is not worth it. But on the way to Sangam so no escaping :)

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Thane, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

One of the best parts of the trip! lords nature at its best! where the car switched off still get pulled back even though its on a downward slope! it gets pullled back! do video record it! its awesome!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

People were crazy (as advertised) about this place and its OK and its like a regular landscape surrounded by mountains. Overall a good place to visit.

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India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Not very well appreciated by Ladakhis or Ladakhi cab drivers. It seems to be a scam. In between the magnetic hill sign board was removed but was apparently reinstated by some people. Have seen tourists taking pictures in front of this board.

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Magnet Hill is located on the Leh-Kargil-Srinagar national highway, about 30 km from Leh, It is an optical illusion but I was confused due to local authority board.

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