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Batu Caves

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These impressive limestone caves are also used for Hindu festivals and pilgrimages.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 days in Kuala Lumpur
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| Gombak, Batu Caves 68100, Malaysia
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+60 3-6189 6284
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Reviewed today via mobile

Amazing Batu Caves to visit when you have chance in KL particularly on short stop overs. Location is accessible within airport area via train and grab taxis. Recommend

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 45mayf
Reviewed today via mobile

GIRLS MUST COVER THEIR KNEES. Can rent a sari/wrap for RM5, with a refund of RM2 upon return. Wow! Such an amazing awe inspiring place. Fantastic views and amazing colours from the temples and stairs! Yes there are quite a few steps, but take it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank guyth0mps0n
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome to see, we went the day after the large Hindu festival and pilgrimage. It was very dirty and garbage was littered everywhere. But we expected that as half a million people were there the day before. Alot of stairs, but amazing views

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jodi P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Early morning best time to visit to avoid the crowds. Dont let the steps put you off it is not difficult and plenty of opportunities to rest and take photos. The caves are big and once inside there are more steps if you want to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank eejay2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went there on a Sunday and had to drive through a long queue for exit on the highway towards caves. The traffic jam was for parking the cars. There are 270 dd steps to the caves and temple. The steps were easy and you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank travelforfun75
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the place where both tourist and pilgrims come with diferent purposes.this place is litle bit hot, so you have to get your sun cream if you come this place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mic2000ael
Reviewed 3 days ago

Majestic view and temples awaits you at the top if it. Each step on its colourful stairs is worth it once you reached the top. Just beware of the friendly monkeys as they grab food they see, better if you can intentionally give some to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Iyan L
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very interesting place! The stairs seem endless but are colorful and manageable. There are monkeys along the walk up/down that seem to fascinate the tourists. Inside the caves are more temples and shrines. People aren't as reverent as they probably should be....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ka H
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a sunny day when we visited Batu Caves in Gombak Station, where all nationalities go and visit a remarkable place. Although the cave is somewhat tiring to walk up to... also the smell of Monkey pee inside, it is still worth it to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jen M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

No matter what is your transportation here, you are not prepared for the visual image presented before you. The degree of colors is so unexpected. Built in 1891. The golden statue of Murugan is humbling. The 272 steps are like climbing through a big box...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Lakia H
30 August 2018|
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Response from SparkzOnTour | Reviewed this property |
Definitely depends on fitness. 10-15 minutes is a good figure if you include the distractions from the monkeys on the way up!!
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chacha_jho
30 June 2018|
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Response from liam s | Reviewed this property |
It should be in the region of 18 - 23 MYR depending on the time of day.
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chacha_jho
29 June 2018|
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Response from 284veronicas | Reviewed this property |
The cheapest way is to take the bus from Genting to KL Sentral, then switch to Komuter, a train which leaves each 45 minutes. The price is 4.5 MYR/person
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