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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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When I planned to go to Malaysia, Batu Caves be the first place I want to visit. I am so curious with this place because it has a giant Murugan inside and the wonderful cave I've... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

When I planned to go to Malaysia, Batu Caves be the first place I want to visit. I am so curious with this place because it has a giant Murugan inside and the wonderful cave I've heard before. When arrived I bought a ticket for 5 RM to enter Ramayana Cave. Wow it's so amazing! So many statues inside to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My son and I visited the Batu caves and tackled the 350 steps to the top unfortunately there was construction and painting being done on the day which spoilt the occasion as one had to move between the worker and avoid wet paint the resident monkeys were very friendly and posed for photos once at the top for me it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the train to the caves and it was absolutely boiling, certainly gave us a taste of local life. We visited all the caves and climbed the step to the temple. We had psyched ourselves for it to be more difficult that it was. Do make sure you take a bottle of water to keep you hydrated if you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The picturistique golden statue is extremely beautiful. In order to get inside the cave, you have to climb about 300 steps but it isn't really worth it, unless you are of Hindu faith which I wasn't. You could climb the stairs for excersice, but they have posters saying that it's disrespectful to use the stairs simply for excersizing. Inside the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Batu caves: During our visit of lord Murugan, the Only disappointment is famous large mitigation face closed due to thaipoosam renovation work It is very nice place to visit without fail.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was told about going to these caves and made the plunge. Firstly a taxi one way is 50RM, 150 two way with a two hour wait. Or from KL city centre via train and switching to one other will cost you about 8-10RM to catch the two trains out and two trains back. Note that weekend trains are out... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The caves are very lit up with lights and Hindu temples/shrines which removes the beauty of the caves itself. We went on a very hot day, midday so would advise to go early morning or sunset. Ladies have to cover legs, either wear shorts or skirt just below the knee or a sarong will be offered to you to wear.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It has the biggest Buddha sculture in asia, but this is the only positive and interting thing about it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went for the day and visited all four caves. Went just after the big Hindu festival so the place was still very busy. Easy to get to by train which also good value money and reliable. You pay to get into the caves seperately so it can add up if you visit them all. The temple cave was a bit... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The gold buddha is very impressive as you arrive. There are stalls around including drinks and a guy hacking coconuts. The steps are rather daunting if you're not so athletic (or even if you are, you will have calves of steel after!). Ladies this is another place you must cover your knees... The main cave isn't super impressive (no admission... More 

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