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Batu Caves

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Batu Caves 68100, Malaysia
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These impressive limestone caves are also used for Hindu festivals and pilgrimages.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Batu Caves 68100, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was the first place that I visited in KL. The temple is peaceful. From far away only you can see the tall golden idol of Lord Murugan. When you enter the premises, there are lot of south Indian restaurants and gift shops. There are...More

Thank amichemie2016
Reviewed yesterday

What a unique Place! Where do I start from? I guess my first recommendation would be to do this visit on your own. Take a taxi from your hotel to visit this site. Entry is free and you can spend as much time as you...More

Thank ana_arzaf
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth the trip. Some great things to see both natural (caves) and man-made (monuments and art). Pretty easy to get to and well organized. For me the best is all the monkeys. They are pretty well behaved (for monkeys) and fun to feed and...More

Thank Capt_Kulisek
Reviewed 2 days ago

A truly interesting place and a must visit place in KL. We climbed all the way up, a total of 272 steps. The only thing that we dislike was the 'foul smell' that was all over the area especially on the stairways. Wasn't sure where...More

Thank harryoli
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unless you're hindu these caves aren't that amazing. You have to be fully covered so you sweat as you walk up the stairs. It doesn't take a long time to climb the stairs

Thank Bilqees K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dear Madam/Sir, Bata caves is a pilgrim center and Hindu temple in Malaysia. The venue is most popular with tourists and trekking enthusiasts. An Iconic statue as tall as the Hills is a welcome sight.

Thank vrangad04
Reviewed 3 days ago

The caves look more impressive than they actually are. They are basically built as a tourist attraction. The statue outside is impressive and thats about it. There looks more stairs than there actually is. Inside there isn't much except a bit of a building site...More

Thank JayBaggie89
Reviewed 3 days ago

No need to get with expensive tours. You can take public transport or Grab cab. Nominal admission fee to enter the cave and experience the art and statues inside. Well kept and clean inside. Outside is a different story, and can do with a spruce...More

Thank IntrepidYVR
Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting place to visit in KL.It's easy to get there - 20 min on taxi from central part of the city. We visited 2 caves there: Hindu temple and Dark cave, famous for it's habitats. Both places are very interesting and I recommend to visit...More

Thank Sergey B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We didn't climb up the steps. Instead we turned left from the big statue and went all the way to the last cave and...boy...what an amazing cave filled with incredible artwork. Highly recommended!

Thank hypnobluez
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12 August 2017|
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Response from mdw11 | Reviewed this property |
Book an Uber. Should be 6-10 MYR. If there is more than one of you, it is cheaper by cab than by train which is about 4MYR pp.
12 August 2017|
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Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly it was about 30 minutes. If you want to catch a taxi you should walk to one of the popular hotels because they offer a one way flat fee(around $25usd) and round trip for ($40usd). I believe there's a... More
30 July 2017|
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Response from Essence_snc | Reviewed this property |
Hi I would suggest you to go to Genting Highlands first in the morning because it rains a lot there and once it starts raining, the theme park is closed and there is nothing much except the park.I faced this on My first time... More

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