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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
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Gombak, Batu Caves 68100, Malaysia
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All reviews kl sentral be careful hindu temple worth a visit golden statue steep steps dark cave train station main cave huge statue take your time worth the climb worth the effort wild monkeys last stop early in the morning caves
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We rented a car and drove there. Parking is inside the area and have lots of space. Walking up the stairs can be a bit tiring in the hot days. Stairs are not steep and have rails so it's pretty safe.There are some shrine inside...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank skyquid
Reviewed 2 days ago

I climbed the 272 steps and I'm glad I did. The steps and statues are beautiful vibrate colors. The temple at the top is well worth the trek. When you're done, I recommend having fresh coconut water. Beware of the monkeys. They're not mean but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Melinda C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Climbing the colorful 272 steps, one reaches the huge cave - also housing the temple of Lord Murugan. The cave is amazing, very tall and spacious and very cool even in the hot Malaysian weather. The stair climb is a good workout with lot of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NandanRao
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the largest religious monuments we’ve ever seen The climb up 272 steps is well worth it I do agree with the comments regarding rubbish at the site, a real sign of the disrespect shown by some tourists.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank thedoon2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of the Hindu shrines in Malaysia and main temple is located inside the large cave, you have to climb lot of steps to reach the caves and temple. Statue on the ground is also good and shops near by offers lot of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Gauravtraveller13
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quite a sight to see, Holy place of the Hindus. It was quite a experience climbing the 272 steps to the Hindu gods in the cave. Once inside the cave one can see that it is a huge limestone cave curved out to be a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank wencyn2017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s normally a temple but also you have to climb of a very long stair-way to get to the top where there’s a cave and get inside to see a temple. It’s great to see the ceremony of people who goes there for pilgrim. Remember...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank beyondiran
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's quite close to Kuala Lumpur city and I took taxi which charged around 20 Ringgit and took approximately 30 minutes from Bukit Bintang /Petronas tower. One need approximately 2-3 hours to see and appreciate it. It is important to go in morning as day...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Sudhir K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy place, the caves are beautiful at the top of the steps and no charge. Disappointed with the overall cleanliness of this place and the state of the paintwork which needs a makeover. Monkeys are everywhere and eat anything, including plastic bags and rubbish.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Flights of stairs and a rather steep climb (not difficult) would take you to this religious place. I enjoyed the cool shade of the caves and the nice view. Annoying monkeys will snatch at anything in your hand, though some enjoy it and take few...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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May 20, 2019|
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Response from csd2435 | Reviewed this property |
Batu cave is a natural cave housing a hindu temple. It is not a hotel. it can only be reached by climbing stairs. you can reach the site by road only. park your vehicle & thereafter all is on foot. Hope this helps. Enjoy.
May 19, 2019|
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Response from nasrinkia | Reviewed this property |
The bus stations for Genting are located in KL Sentral hub, ground floor. It is better to book a round trip ticket one day before your trip.
May 19, 2019|
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Response from Caranino | Reviewed this property |
Two ways . But not by bus. 1st. By KTM train which takes you directly to Batu Caves train station. Therefore , from dang wani they have LRT . When you go there you can easily change from LRT to ktm. 2nd way , from your area... More