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Magnetic Hill in Leh Ladakh

The Magnetic Hill is a popular tourist attraction located in Ladakh, India. Situated on the Leh-Kargil-Srinagar highway, about 30 kilometers from Leh, the capital of Ladakh. The Magnetic Hill in Ladakh is known for its unique phenomenon where vehicles appear to defy gravity and move uphill on their own.

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The Magnetic Hill creates an optical illusion that makes the downhill road appear to be an uphill slope. When vehicles stop at a specific point on the road and put them in neutral, they seemingly start moving uphill on their own, defying the normal gravitational force.

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While the effect is fascinating, it is, in fact, an optical illusion caused by the surrounding terrain. The downhill slope creates an illusion that tricks the eyes into perceiving it as an uphill slope. In reality, the vehicles are rolling downhill due to the force of gravity.

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The Magnetic Hill Ladakh attracts many tourists who come to experience this unusual phenomenon and take pictures or videos of their vehicles appearing to move uphill without any external force. It has become a popular stop for visitors exploring the beautiful landscapes of Ladakh.

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