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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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Early morning or early evening to avoid heat & crowds

Take the train, for easy access to these caves. And head there early in the day to avoid crowds (from 9.30am there will be tour buses aplenty) in the caves/on the stairs, and also... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Take the train, for easy access to these caves. And head there early in the day to avoid crowds (from 9.30am there will be tour buses aplenty) in the caves/on the stairs, and also so that you can get a seat in the restaurants for a drink afterwards (it gets very busy). Yes there are monkeys (just don't feed them)... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Go there in afternoon, about 14pm local time, on equinox. Not too hot for climb the stairssss. You need exercise before go up, better use tshirt and casual short-under-knee-lenght, and sport shoes and water, and motivation ;) You'll get your price when touch the last stairs up there and see the way back down ;P Lot of monkey nut they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We traveled by taxi from the Concord hotel. Round trip cost about Rym 70. This a active tempel and the views are great.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Can go by train easily, place with huge statues and high stairs to reach the top. beware have lots of monkeys.

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Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you're going here as a non-Hindu, you'll find the rituals interesting. We walked up the 300+ total steps with an 18 pound baby in a carrier and a toddler on our hip. Not too difficult. My recommendation would be to go earlier in the day when the sun is on the backside of the cave and therefore not oppressive... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visted batu caves, whilst stayin im kula lumper, took a train ride roughly it took me 30 mins to get there from city centre. Quite an interesting place to go , although as u can see from the picture there are like millions of steps , and monkys along the way , there is a small like shop at the... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You need to walk up the steps around 200+ steep to reach the caves on top. Its a regular temple on top. I think the climb to the cave makes it interesting but otherwise its just another place. Based on my conversation with our cab driver, there was plans to install a cable car, but the govt later backed out.,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went over to Batu on the train which is really easy and cheap - much more so than taking an organised tour. Around the caves is tatty and has various souvenir stalls and food places. Rubbish thrown all over. The stairs up can take a while to mount as there are 272 up to the main cave and then some... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I arrived at Batu Caves via an Uber ride on a Sunday morning and I was awestruck by the magnificent statue. If you're physically fit, you'll enjoy climbing the 272 steps up and if you're not fit, there's space on the sides to stop along the way for a breather. Once you get to the top -it'll all be worth... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Batu Caves is said to be 400 million years old but was only founded to be a site for Hindu worship in 1890 by K. Thamboosamy Pillai (the same founder of Sri Mahamariamman Temple in Kuala Lumpur). We booked a car using the Grab app and it was an easy ride, around 30 minutes from our hotel to the... More 

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