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Magnetic Hill

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

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Believe it or not but it works!

I went this place the first day i went ladakh. I didn't believed my eyes when my bike with luggage moves while ignition off. Vehicle will not cross speed 10km/h still it's an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Faridabad, Haryana, India
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Faridabad, Haryana, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I went this place the first day i went ladakh. I didn't believed my eyes when my bike with luggage moves while ignition off. Vehicle will not cross speed 10km/h still it's an amazing experience!

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Gurgaon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

During our visit to Leh, driver took us to surrounding and magnetic hill was one of them. He shows how the vehicle start moving by itself whil eit was standing in neutral. I really doubt if really there was some magnetic force behind it or it was just due to some bumpy road. Anyway, the site scenery and beauty of... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Magnet Hill is a so-called "gravity hill" located on the Leh-Kargil-Srinagar national highway, about 30 km from Leh, at a height of 11,000 feet above sea level on the way to Sangam point. It is an amazing small stretch on the road where you need to stop your vehicle & the vehicle moves on its own on a small slope,... More 

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Do not waste time on this. Well it does not take much time either. Just a illusion which not good enough even. So keep moving to the real destination Leh <3

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

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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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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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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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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