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Address: | Sri Subramaniam Temple, Batu Caves 68100, Malaysia
Phone Number: 60 3 2287 942
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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These impressive limestone caves are also used for Hindu festivals and...

These impressive limestone caves are also used for Hindu festivals and pilgrimages.

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Smelly but it's a great view.

There are monkeys inside the cave, might be careful if you bring food as they might snatch it. The cave is a bit smelly, hankies are useful. I was there last 2014 and no... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are monkeys inside the cave, might be careful if you bring food as they might snatch it. The cave is a bit smelly, hankies are useful. I was there last 2014 and no construction is being made, the view is indeed nice, but recently it is under renovation and I heard it might take couple of months to get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Batu Caves is situated at about an hour's journey from KL Sentral. Though the main attracton here is the Murugan's statue, it is the caves at the top of the temple which is more engrossing. It is an unbelievable feeling to be in the caves(for the first timers). We have to climb the steps to reach the top where we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You can get there by train from KL Central and take 40-45 minute to get there. Ticket is not expensive. Make sure you get right stop at Batu Cave station and location just behind this station. Landmark and view is good. You can play with bird on there but be careful with monkeys coz there are a little wild.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took the train out to visit and it was well worth it. The steps are quite warm work but I've done much harder steps in nepal. Once at the top you are rewarded with interesting statues and the dark cave which is lots of fun and educational too

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here today and thought that it was quite good. We didn't go into the Dark Cave. There are in excess of 300 steps to climb, so those people going, need to be prepared. There are a lot of monkeys, so it is advisable to make sure that you keep your belongings safe.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was expecting something really breathtaking. But it appeared to be a bit not as expected. Maybe the time was wrong, but there were a lot of constructions work all over so couldn't enjoy fully. Pluses: -it is something unusual, interesting place to visit -beautiful caves -can see monkeys -easy to reach (from KL central there is a train, goes... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a huge natural cave carved in the limestone that is host to a shrine and is accessible but more than 300 steps . The cave itself should be beautiful but it's natural beauty has been destroyed by building work and tacky stalls selling cheap made in China replica of the huge Buddha at the entrance . I can... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on a very humid day which made the 270-odd stairs a challenge. That aside, the caves themselves are beautiful and well worth the trip up. However, the place is currently undergoing restoration works, the workmen trying to con tourists into carrying buckets of construction sand to the top. Many fell for it haha! Just politely decline though and they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lot of stairs to climb and a dress code to respect. You need to cover your legs and shoulders.beware of the monkeys ; they can stalk you. dont carry anything in your hands as they might snatch it. Otherwise inside you have temples where you can offer your prayers

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The caves are currently a building site. Scaffolding, piles of bricks etc everywhere. There's also quite a lot of rubbish about. The caves themselves are very impressive if you're prepared to ignore the rest. Go and visit the Dark Caves in the same location and pay for the tour. Much more rewarding. There's a woman renting sarongs as you go... More 

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