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Reviewed today via mobile

New look in 2018. This is my 2nd times to visit this place, first time was 2017. The color rainbow staircase make here "alive". Amazing trip.

Thank KokWenFeng
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Reviewed today

Batu Caves is now refurbished with colorful stairs.
It looks like rainbow when you see it from far.
Morning visit will be a better choice, to avoid yourself from the hot sun.
Always crowded at here, for locals or tourist.
Be careful for the monkeys, keep you food otherwise they might grab it from you.
It was ok for that actually but if you climbing up the stairs, please avoid this to prevent accident happen

Thank KenCham_94
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Reviewed today

How to get there: head to KL Sentral and take the train that goes to Batu Caves. Since it is far from the city, the trains have certain schedules and you may have to wait for some time till the train comes.

It is a Hindi cave temple in Gombak, Selangor. You are greeted by the a tall gold plated statue of Murugan then a series of stairs and monkeys running up and down the stairs. As long as you don't feed them , carry water bottles or wear something flashy such as sun glasses then you are ok. If you climb the stairs and reach midway, on your left will be the Dark Caves. You can pay a fee and take a tour to see the nocturnal animals. Climb more stairs and you can enter the cave and see the temple and all the colourful statues that are carved in the cave and of course more monkeys!
There are plenty of stalls at the bottom if you need to buy food or drinks. I suggest you carry a water bottle with you to stay hydrated.

Entrance is free.

Thank Romaica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely place to visit in Kuala Lumpur! You can either go by bus, train, taxi or with a private tour.
There are a lot of steps, there are some shops in the cave and monkeys!
There is also the cave of life on top and in the entrance you can find a lot of vegetarian restaurants

Thank Pinfli
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very ancient place with caves . This is a historical place with many consecrated statue . In order to see the main worship cave you need to climb up to 272 steps stair which is very hard working! After reaching top you will feel refreshed with beauty inside & the outside of the cave. At the dead end you will see big window from the ground to top of the hill from the cave. Which will make feel you just wow! After get down the cave drink very sweet coconut.A bunch of pigeon flying around.

1  Thank Shawkat1982
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We drove there on a sunny Saturday noon just after the morning rain. Parking fee RM 5 collected by a so-called attendant though we parked on the road side. Actually, visitors can just reach there by KTM service, the station is very near to the temple site. Batu Caves has 272 steep stairs to climb from the foot of the cave. Rainbow colors stairs very attractive but not easy to climb as one must be very cautious of the stray monkeys hunting for food and also to watch out for those people who were climbing down from the top. Be adventurous then your climb journey will be filled with fun and become easier. After the 272 steps to the biggest - Temple Cave, you will see the main deity, Sri Murugan sits inside the cave.This is an impressive cave with a dome shaped ceiling. There is another 2 sets of stairs to climb up from there. According to a temple member, the total steps are 420, including the 272 steps. On top of the cave, there are shrines and praying ground. Souvenirs are sold here too. Don't forget to take photos, including the most iconic feature, the 42.7-metre high statue of Lord Murugan. Though this is an Indian praying ground, visitors are from all races, including foreign visitors.

Thank sy3717
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took public transit to the Batu Caves and it was an easy trip from Bukit Bintang area. Admission is free to the Elephant Cave and a nominal charge for some of the other attractions. Ladies require knees to be covered but they rent a skirt for 5RM with 2RM being refunded when you leave. Go early as it gets hot and crowded.

Thank GaleAS
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The title says it all. Its just another Indian temple. Nothing much to see. The colorful stairs were pretty but still just stairs. The place was very dirty and smelly. Need to improve on that. Carparks were limited. Just went there to take some photos and you may leave afterwards.

Thank Chang C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

From the KLCC it is a 20 MR Grab ride and worth an hour's time there. Steep steeps take you into the natural cave area with many small Hindu shrines and lots of macaques running around. Take water as it is hot! If old or out of condition, don't do it.

Thank Neale A
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a must visit experience. around 280 steps to climb. Visit before the noon time as it is hot to climb. There are lots of caves, tours, shops and railway station nearby.
Beware of monkeys they snatch the bags and articles from visitors. Beware of mosquito bites.

Temple on the top of the hill is great.

Thank 50hariharans
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