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Magnetic Hill, Leh

Categories: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
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3.3/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web
Turn off your engine and put your vehicle in neutral to see a natural optical illusion at Magnetic Hill. Some call the phenomenon a "gravity hill," because objects moving downhill appear to be going uphill, thus defying a natural law. Though local myths have suggested a magnetism stronger than gravity lies in the hills here, the fun effect is actually a trick of the mind, with surrounding hills obstructing the horizon and confusing the way the eye perceives the lay of the land. Bring your video camera. A visit to Magnetic Hill represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Leh vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • It's just a 15 minute drive from town on Sri Nagar highway. Can be described as a good optical illusion. A 10 minute break is more than sufficient at this spot. Cab drivers will demonstrate by switchi...  read more »
  • True to its name , the cars/bikes go uphill on its own here. Walk into the mountains and feel the place. The road itself is one of a kind and the mountains are black .. nice place indeed 
  • Very nice place to visit for a short time plan in & around the ladakh area. Some adventurous hill trek with bike and some snap spots were found there. 
  • You will be intrigued when you visit this place, that's for sure! Some unique property of the rock that makes a 4 wheeler go up the hill on neutral without any human effort.
  • Beyond photography point...i like it
  • Amazing
  • Its real
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