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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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  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Batu Caves 68100, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday

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 2 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
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ok so the batu caves site in itself may not be a "5 star" experience, but considering the fact that this is a FREE attraction to visit, and only costs 2-3 RM for a 30mins train ride from KL city centre, this is a must...More

Thank G K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Batu Caves come up in the top places to visit when in KL on many a forum so they made our list to do. The geological significance of the caves is astounding so one should plan a hiking trip that takes at least a day...More

Thank Sabmar
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was our best experience while visit KL. This is the best place to visit. To go there take train from KL Sentral to bath caves station. So cheap tickets. There a few different caves to visit there. The statue was amazing.we took the best...More

Thank Greco S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I spent my vacation at the city with my wife and children, the cave is not so far from our hotel, just 20 minutes with the huge statue of Shiva god, the Hindu,get through around 200 stairs to the top, get inside the cave to...More

Thank WaterPalmVillas
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can't come to Kuala Lumpur and not visit this incredible Temple. Lots of stairs to climb and the most amazing statue to see. It's not so obviously a temple, but it's still impressive. Ladies must cover their legs, but no one commented on covering...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great morning we have had. Hoopy our guide was very informative and we would definitely recommend this tour. Thank you Hoopy.

Thank alisonmcy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

They have hundreds stairs A lot of monkey and pigeon. This place is Hindu area We have to respect when they still pray. And we can buy some coconut water inside

Thank Bayu P
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August 11, 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.
August 11, 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
July 30, 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