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Batu Caves, Batu Caves
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Explore a set of atmospheric Hindu temples at Batu Caves. Located in impressive 400-million-year-old limestone caves, the temples were founded in 1891 by an Indian trader. Today, they have grown into a revered, iconic place of worship and one of the most visited Hindu shrines outside of India. Admire the 42.7 m (140 ft) high statue of Murugan, a Hindu deity, that marks the cave entrance, and head inside to see the attractive interplay of manmade and natural artistry. To visit Batu Caves on your trip to Batu Caves, use our Batu Caves vacation trip planner.
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  • goa batu atau bisa di sebut batu cave meruakan salah satu objek wisata yang cukup populet di kalangan para pencinta traveling di malaysia karna objek satu ini banyak menawarkan keindahan patung-patung...  more »
  • Being a Hindu, the caves and the temple had a spiritual attraction for me in addition to the usual tourist-y interest. The temple would primarily be of interest to Hindus but can be visited by others ...  more »
  • Climb the 272 hand-carved stairs past the giant golden statue dedicated to Lord Subramaniam and into the Batu Caves. Of course, you will be watched by some very un-phased monkeys that have no qualms s...  more »
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  • Beautiful caves just twenty to thirty minutes north of KL. It is amazing to walk up the hundreds of stairs and see the masses of people. The temples are places of worship that should be treated with respect. There is a good bit of commercial tourism; if this bothers you, this may not be the best place to go. Overall a good trip!
  • Very impressive place and if you walk up the stairs, you can't just see the huge cave but also enjoy the amazing view over the city. Definitely a must see for every tourist. And it's free! No entrance fee.
  • Awesome views and photos to be taken. Jist don't have food or drinks apart from water or you will be wrestling with monkeys. Tale a bucket of stones up with you. Helps them with transporting the required gravel. I didn't realise this until I got back down the bottom again.
  • Amazing spiritual place. The Batu Caves are one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside India and dedicated to the Lord Murugan. There are several temples that can be visited, one of them being for Vegetarians. The Cathedral cave is the main Temple. Women must cover their legs in order to enter. However scarfs are available at the entrance before you climb the 272 steps. Beware of the macaque monkeys as they love to steal whatever is at hand. Inside the Cathedral Cave one can witness many rituals. There's also food one can purchase and donation boxes available. Outside there are several souvenir shops and flower stands. Already made flower necklaces can be purchased or one can be done for you. Take a break and enjoy a coconut.
  • expensive toilet fee,50sen!! bware of ur blongings,pick pocket,monkey,especially ur cellfon. things is pricy..