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Batu Caves

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| Gombak, Batu Caves 68100, Malaysia
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These impressive limestone caves are also used for Hindu festivals and pilgrimages.
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  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“be careful” (503 reviews)
“worth a visit” (432 reviews)
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| Gombak, Batu Caves 68100, Malaysia
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"kl sentral"
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"be careful"
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"worth a visit"
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"golden statue"
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"hindu temple"
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"steep steps"
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"dark cave"
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"train station"
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"main cave"
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"wild monkeys"
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"huge statue"
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"take your time"
in 120 reviews
"last stop"
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"worth the effort"
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"worth the climb"
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Reviewed today via mobile

We caught a grab car from KLCC to the Batu Caves. It was a 20min drive and cost around 20MR. Even at 9:30am it was reasonably busy. My children enjoyed the climb to the top and seeing the monkeys (we had read previous reviews and...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

This place is about twenty mins drive from KL central and a must visit if you are in KL for three to four days. We took Grab to reach there and spent around 2-3 hours there. You need to take over 270 stairs to reach...More

Thank Sohaib N
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don't bother with booking an expensive tour. The Caves are only 10 minutes from the city (cost approximately RM10 via Grab). Go early. It was extremely hot so wear comfortable loose clothing. Ladies be aware that you will need to cover knees and shoulders. There...More

Thank Michael F
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Once you arrive at Bath caves you cannot avoid the golden statue. You get closer and you look up to the steepness of the stairs. It takes about 20 minutes to get to the top. For women they have signs saying to dress modestly however...More

Thank Noorul A
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Climb the 271 steps with the heat of the sun. On going construction was every where during our visit. Nothing much to see upon reaching the top. Theres a cave tour with registration but we didnt enter as we dont have the right outfit for...More

Thank galeAtSG
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is so worth the visit. The monkeys are a pain if you have any food on you they will steal it so be warned. The sculptures are amazing the climb up is so worth it. You can lend a helping hand by taking something...More

1  Thank Shayne250978
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

They’re busy with a massive renovation/restoration project, so expect a fair bit of scaffolding but don’t let that put you off visiting. Yes, there are a lot of stairs, but it’s a rewarding climb. The statue of Lord Murugan is impressive, as are the photo...More

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A lot closer to the city than we thought easy on a bus or tour. Monkeys are everywhere easy few stairs but inside is a wonder of the world clean and easy, water a some food at the bottom remember to dress correctly

1  Thank Adam H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Batu Caves is an iconic and popular tourist attraction in Selangor. A site of a Hindu temple and shrine, Batu Caves attracts thousands of worshippers and tourists, especially during the annual Hindu festival, Thaipusam. At Entrance to Batu Caves with the Murugan statue

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A huge tourist attraction which is free to visit. The huge statue is amazing to see up close. No photos can do it justice. It is worth the climb up all the steps to the caves. I was very impressed when I got to the...More

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Jessie J
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Response from Charito A | Reviewed this property |
yes i think its open daily.
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Response from Astrid A | Reviewed this property |
when I went there, the monkey weren't aggressive at all. some tourist even took close pictures of them without any problem. I'm not sure about transport from petaling. I took train from KL sentral, pretty easy because Batu... More
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