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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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Good outing over the weekend

Fun activity in the city. Escape the heat by climbing up the stairs and venturing into the cool caves above. Nice place to just hang out with family and friends visiting from... read more

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Tuzla
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If someone is Kuala Lumpur I would recommend he/her to see Batu Caves. It is "Must to see" really! Yo can miss other attractions, but Batu caves are really spectacular! I took the line 2, from KL Central, the ticket costs in one direction 2.6 Ringgit , and after 30 minutes I arrived on the station Batu Caves. It takes... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fun activity in the city. Escape the heat by climbing up the stairs and venturing into the cool caves above. Nice place to just hang out with family and friends visiting from other countries. Treat yourself to a nice lunch elsewhere, most places here are tourist traps.

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South Molton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Took the lazy route and paid 50 for a cab out there. Glad I saved the energy for the stairs. Obviously there is a very impressive statue surrounded by some tourist trap shops. It is well worth the journey and the climb. The cave at the top is pretty spectacular. The inner temple bit was interesting but wouldn't be considered... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can easily reach the Caves via the train network. I caught the train from Sentral Station and it was around 25 minutes. To get to the caves main attraction you walk past venders, some other Hindu shrines etc. Access to the caves is free but women with uncovered legs will need to rent a wrap around from the women... More 

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Leek, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't bother with a pre booked tour do it yourself as it is cheap and easy. The train journey also takes you through the colonial railway station. The trip cost me around RM15 or £3. I went on Tamil New Year so there was extra to see, however, there is quite a lot of renovations ongoing so your photography will... More 

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Thank omannettie
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a great place, Btw don't forget to bring or buy a bottle of water as you should pass near 300 steps, There s no local guide around so take enough information before you get there or find a kind eager Indian to explain about so many sculptures

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Kuala Lumpur has a modest list of 'must-sees' after the Petronius Towers, but Batu is probably near the top. Unfortunately it's a bit of a building site at the moment, with work around the entrance and many piles of bricks waiting for something in the caves themselves. Though the headline photo is a big draw, if I were short of... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The main cave is most definitely a Hindu temple, so remember to cover your shoulders and knees, however scarves are available for 5RM at the base of the stairs (when returned you get 2RM back). Meanwhile the dark cave is natural, without and human made additions once past the entrance. You can also do a walking tour into the dark... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a must see in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. The tall golden painted statue stands out front. As you make the 272 steps make sure you look for the outside artwork. The inside has more steps. Up and down.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Definitely a must-see if you go to Malaysia, about 10 km away from Kuala Lumpur. We went there by car but apparently it is easely reachable by public transports. There are 3 caves: the Temple cave (free entrance), which is situated all the way up the many stairs behind the huge and beautiful Murugan gold statue. This cave is the... More 

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