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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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All reviews kl sentral be careful golden statue hindu temple worth a visit dark cave steep steps 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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visiting the whole complex including the Hindu shrine is a great experience. The dark cave is where the 600000 bat's live involves a fee of 35 ringlets each which raises the expectation that you will see some bats.This is not the case and should be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Allan G
Reviewed yesterday

i have gone this place and its amazing specially Batu caves where you can enjoy Out Nature i like it so much

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jollyzira
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wear comfortable shoes and be inspired by people’s devotion. Make sure you climb all the way up and into the cave. Then make certain you visit the indoor shrine after you climb down. It is very colorful and beautiful inside.

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

I got this place from KL. Sentral Station, and then buy ticket monorail Batu Caves. Caves in the rock hill with temples inside. What makes it interesting to me is worship activities there.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank linggarlingling
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a pleasant experience to see Hindu cultures in a much conserved cave complex full of natural surroundings. We spent few hours exploring the core temple area, however highlight of this visit was decision to go inside dark cave. We visited on the day...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vikram M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had guests and went for the 15th time, Love the new brighter and updated tourist attraction. Always a good workout. Love walking around the shops as well. Grab a coconut and refresh after that walk. Make sure your legs are covered, we had to hire...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kortum
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to this place last Jan 4, 2019 and the weather was pricking hot. You need to bring a bottle of water to rehydrate. Its 272 steps plus 20-30 steps when your on top of the cave. My baby loves the birds and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank m0mmyem
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very easy site to get to by train,the station is right next to the caves.Be prepared to climb LOTS of steps once your at the caves.Even if you can’t make the steps there are some great opportunities to take some lovely photos.There are some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nadia089
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Its more beautiful now than last time i haven’t go up because it was so hot weather here at the moment so i suggest bring your owned water and umbrella i come here without tour i was just take a grab from my hotel in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
5  Thank vonvoyageButterfly
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the Batu caves as part of an organised day trip - there are some very steep steps that are painted in rainbow colours, there is a requirement to be suitably and respectfully dressed. As you climb higher the steps become tiring, but the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Lakia H
August 29, 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
June 29, 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
June 29, 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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Leong K
Penang Island, Malaysia
Taxi in Kuala Lumpur (2 Replies)
Hi, what is the best way to have a taxi in Kuala Lumpur? Easy Taxi apps? (any comment on this apps?) I want go to Batu Caves from Zoo Negara. What is the normal price? Thank you!
October 20, 2014|
Response frommaic|
There is uber as well
Nagarajan R
RapidKL’s All-Day Pass or Touch n Go Card for 2 days in KL? (2 Replies)
I am planning to spend 2 days in KL in May 2015. I prefer to use the Rail to cover all the Tourist attractions in KL including Batu Caves. Keeping in mind that it is only for 2 days and should be usable to cover all Tourist attractions in KL including Batu Caves. Which is the CHEAP and BEST travel pass in KL. Please share. Thanks All!
March 28, 2015|
Response fromSanjeev|
For just 2 days, you do not need any pass. Just buy the tickets at the station. For Batu caves, you can take KTM Komuter Train from KL Sentral for just RM 2. You can also use GoKL Free Buses, which connects almost all of central Kuala Lumpur.
chelt28
Washington DC
24 Hours Zooming around Kuala Lumpur!!!!!! (6 Replies)
I am making a mad dash through KL for one night on my way back to the US in August. If Kuala Lumpur were an "all you can eat buffet", what should I taste to make sure I leave wanting to come back for more!! This post is not just about food, but I thought it was a good analogy. I arrive from Phnom Penh around 2pm and fly out to Singapore the following day at 5pm. Friends are flying back to Canada so I will be doing this 24 hour marathon by myself. I am staying at the Mandarin Oriental in KL...More
July 19, 2008|
Response fromAnn C|
Forgot to mention if you are near a monorail station you can get that to Chinatown, get off at MAHARAJALELA and as you come out of the station turn right and walk about 5 minutes to Chinatown. Taxis to the area are cheap enough but coming back they charge more! Taxi drivers are cheeky and try not to use their meters and tend to overcharge tourists but they are still quite cheap.