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Address: | Sri Subramaniam Temple, Batu Caves 68100, Malaysia
Phone Number:
60 3 2287 942
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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These impressive limestone caves are also used for Hindu festivals and...

These impressive limestone caves are also used for Hindu festivals and pilgrimages.

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Batu caves

The batu caves is something you need to do when you are in Malaysia it is something you will do but only once the smell on the street is just disgusting and there was allot of... read more

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a major tourist attraction to roam around limestone caves, and the temple of Sri Murugan upstairs.The golden idol is awesome.There are good temples of Lakshmi, Narayan, Hanuman on the ground floor next to a small pond.Good south indian cafes offer good dishes.One has to walk over hundreds of steps to take blessings of Lord Murugan.A big idol of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

First, the good: The state was huge, the view from the top is pretty nice, the inside of the cave is huge and interesting and there is no admission charges (though I wish they do charge an entrance fee to avoid some of the issues listed in the "bad section"). Now, the bad: this place smelled like someone peed on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The batu caves is something you need to do when you are in Malaysia it is something you will do but only once the smell on the street is just disgusting and there was allot of rubbish at the stairs because they had a festival a couple of weeks ago

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I took the KL Ekspres from KLIA2, then took the light rail to the terminal station, which is right outside the caves. The stairs are manageable if you're in reasonably good shape, and the inside of the cave is very interesting. There are 3 temples at the top and there's a cool opening in the roof above... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Though a bit far away from KLCC this is a must place to visit. It's a famous temple in KL for south indians and you will get to see a lot of their culture. This 272 steps limestones cave is worth the visit. Really peaceful and amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A long and hard walk to get to the top, especially since it so warm. But it was a beautiful view from the top and a spectacular experience. This is really something you have to do if you visit Kuala Lumpur.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Its was mainly a temple of Lord Murugan or as we say Lord Kartik. They are basically lime stone cave formed naturally. The caves are huge. About some years back a South Indian guy put a statue of Lord Murugan as our guide told us. There is a hole right on top of the statue from where direct sunlight comes... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

it is a nice experience that we had specially the almost 400 Steps up to the Cave & the monkeys around playing it was nice my daughter enjoyed it . the only negative point is the dirtiness of the floor the stairs and specially there was a bad smell I guess from the animals . it has to be cleaned

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the Batu caves on the hottest day we were out there - 36 degrees! It was a trek up the stairs but it was incredible. the only thing i didn't expect was all the rubbish that is on the floor and stairs. I think it is because the monkeys just pull everything out of the bins but you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had read various reviews of this place and expected it to be dirtier than it was. Sadly though there is quite a bit of trash on the steps. Who is to blame???? Obviously the tourists. Quite hot climb up but worth it to see the views of KL. Beware the taxis do not charge what it says on the... More 

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