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Batu Caves

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These impressive limestone caves are also used for Hindu festivals and pilgrimages.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 days in Kuala Lumpur
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| Gombak, Batu Caves 68100, Malaysia
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+60 3-6189 6284
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All reviews kl sentral be careful golden statue hindu temple worth a visit dark cave steep steps train station main cave huge statue take your time worth the climb worth the effort wild monkeys last stop early in the morning caves
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A place has more Indian touch than of a Malaysian. A nice and beautiful place. Train drive from Bukit Bintang for Batu cave will about 20 minutes. Worth trying and more popular amongst Indians. It says there are 272 steps to the temple cave which...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tropicaljournal
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited during festival time so very busy but would still recommend a visit. Lots of stairs so wear sensible shoes.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Liz_Newc1980
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

1. From KL Sentral, it’s a 35 minute train on the blue line for 2.50 MYR (80 Canadian Cents)! It has a bit more of a scenic route to it - and the train is air conditioned with a ladies only carriage. 2. GrabCar should...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank marcurr
Reviewed 4 days ago

Must see place when you visit KL. Good experience with monkeys when you climb. Care full of monkeys.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank srishan75
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were advised to visit early in the morning otherwise it gets to hot to climb all the steps. Watch out for the naughty monkeys and the litter, take some water to drink too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Beverley29
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was great to visit a nice traditional Hindi temple, but disappointed to see that the sacred temple area was full of shop owners trying to sell products. The caves were full of rubbish, and the path from Batu Cave train station to the caves...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GeorgeMcLeod
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Batu Caves is without doubt the top attraction around KL. We visited during the beginning of Thaipusam & so saw some ceremonies. There are monkeys everywhere & they are not shy (we saw one swipe at a tourist) so don't get too close & feeding...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nicholasp512
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visiting the whole complex including the Hindu shrine is a great experience. The dark cave is where the 600000 bat's live involves a fee of 35 ringlets each which raises the expectation that you will see some bats.This is not the case and should be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Allan G
Reviewed 6 days ago

i have gone this place and its amazing specially Batu caves where you can enjoy Out Nature i like it so much

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jollyzira
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wear comfortable shoes and be inspired by people’s devotion. Make sure you climb all the way up and into the cave. Then make certain you visit the indoor shrine after you climb down. It is very colorful and beautiful inside.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Lakia H
30 August 2018|
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Response from SparkzOnTour | Reviewed this property |
Definitely depends on fitness. 10-15 minutes is a good figure if you include the distractions from the monkeys on the way up!!
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chacha_jho
30 June 2018|
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Response from liam s | Reviewed this property |
It should be in the region of 18 - 23 MYR depending on the time of day.
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chacha_jho
29 June 2018|
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Response from 284veronicas | Reviewed this property |
The cheapest way is to take the bus from Genting to KL Sentral, then switch to Komuter, a train which leaves each 45 minutes. The price is 4.5 MYR/person
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