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“Surprising” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Magnetic Hill

Magnetic Hill
Leh-Kargil-Srinagar national highway, Leh, India
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Ranked #21 of 51 things to do in Leh
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Faridabad, India
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“Surprising”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

The effect is surprising and it does work, we tried it. The road is level, as claimed by BRO, and vehicle does seem to move against gravity.

Visited July 2013
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“just an optical illusion”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Fun 'trick' to seem that you are moving uphill.... but not really. We stopped here 2 min to take a photo....

Visited July 2013
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Noida, India
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“Magnetic Mirage”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Was not able to see any magnetic pull, I think the road is almost horizontal with slight slope towards vehicle movement direction.

Visited June 2013
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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“Optical Illusion or Sheer Power!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The highlight of our Ladakh trip. This is situated near Leh on the Srinagar-Leh highway. The entire episode was shockingly awesome. We thought my Figo with 5 people and luggage equivalent to 2 people would not defy gravity but it did and went up the hill in Neutral gear!!Loved the Hill :)

Visited July 2013
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“Beat gravity!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Beats science to watch water run uphill. You cant believe it even when you see it. The car moves up the slight slope even with the engine turned off. The guides are well trained to jump in and out of an unmanned moving car... good fun

Visited August 2012
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