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“An exemplary illusion”
Review of Magnetic Hill

Magnetic Hill
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6-Day Himalayan Ladakh Tour: Buddhist Monasteries...
Ranked #27 of 88 things to do in Leh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located about 30km from Leh on the Srinagar-Leh highway towards Kargil is a spot marked by the Border Roads Organization [BRO]. Here the road ahead seems to be going uphill. Yet if you turned off the engine and let your vehicle stand in neutral, it will slowly start moving and can go up to a speed of 20kmph on its own.But, it has nothing to do with a magnetic field and definitely not supernatural. It is all about the perception of the horizon to the viewer. One of the little larks of travelling.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't understand what is the buzz about this place. It wasn't anything of nice views or anything of that magnetic things. It was just the regular road with mountains on the side. We could not feel any of the magic. People climbing to the top to the sign board make it worse view though.

Thank Chandrajeet M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

climbed our taxi on the mountain and driver put it in neutral gear and car did not roll back. very good natural expeirenece. God is great.

Thank Loknath S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is very unique place. Vechile will automatic run in this place. This is India one of the famous place.

Thank nkadagarwal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The backdrop of the mountains on that stretch is spectacular and photogenic. As such, its just a road... You should do it for the views in the backdrop as much as seeing your vehicle roll back up-hill!

Thank Dhiren1
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