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Magnetic Hill

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Address: Leh-Kargil-Srinagar national highway, Leh, India
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Awesome Hills

The magnetic hills is a truly amazing place which everyone must visit at least once in lifetime. Truly spectacular and awesome.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The magnetic hills is a truly amazing place which everyone must visit at least once in lifetime. Truly spectacular and awesome.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

perfect place to click...it is actully place whr maximum advertisements and movies are shoot...u will find this place in Pepsi ads, amir Khan Atithidevo bhav ad, Movie-No one killed jessica , heroes and recently Mahindra and othr automobile ads...Coming about place it is really worth having experience to see ur car climbing hill without its engine running.. we saw the... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

This essentially is downward slopping road which is an optical illusion causing road to appear upward. If one stops one card and puts it on neutral gear, the car would automatically move forward. Nice to experience if this falls on your route, but not worth a dedicated trip or detour.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Had a more expectation on this magnetic hill, whereas disappointed reason might be high expectation. Vehicle will move in as mentioned but effect you won't be able to feel it.. It has a scenic view of mountains around to it. Can stop for few mins and enjoy the view and feel of vehicle move.

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Bardhaman, West Bengal, India
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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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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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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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