Salalah Anti Gravity Point

Salalah Anti Gravity Point – A Magical Place where Car Drives in Neutral

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Many people come to Salalah Anit Gravity Point to see their cars going up the hill at Neutral gear (without any acceleration). This is a really amazing experience and a unique one. The car can move at a speed of more than 40 to 60 kilometers per hour without any acceleration.

This point is near Tawi Atair / Mirbat and you can visit this place while going to Mirbat. You can also plan to go to this place after visiting Wadi Darbat and driving for aproximately 20 to 30 minutes on the Eastern side. For route details to Anti Gravity point, check the location at the end of the post.

Watch the Video of Car Driving in Neutral


Is it really Anti Gravity spot?

If this were an anti gravity place, people would have started to fly and the object would have started to move in the air. But in actual this doesn’t happen. So the gravity exists. Then how the car starts moving uphill without acceleration (in neutral gear)?

Answer to this question is that Salalah Anti gravity point is in fact not anti-gravity point, but is a Gravity Hill. As per Wikipedia, the definition of Gravity Hill is “A gravity hill, also known as a magnetic hill, mystery hill, mystery spot or gravity road, is a place where the layout of the surrounding land produces an optical illusion, making a slight downhill slope appear to be an uphill slope.


Where is Salalah Anti Gravity Point?

This point is on the hills just on the left side road after approximately 27 kilometers from Taqa on the drive from Taqa to Mirbat. After turning to the left, it’ after approximately 1 kilometer away. Alternately, this point can be reached from Tawi Atair Sink Hole site.

The route to Anti Gravity Point Salalah is mentioned in the map below:


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