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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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Great Afternoon - A Must!

The steps are NOT tough, seriously. The gold statue is great, the monkeys make the walk up the stairs enjoyable. So cute and so many of them! Also go to the 'Dark Cave' on your... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The steps are NOT tough, seriously. The gold statue is great, the monkeys make the walk up the stairs enjoyable. So cute and so many of them! Also go to the 'Dark Cave' on your left so that you can go in (even if you do not want to go inside) as a lot of monkeys go in there. I... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was also part of my a day visit in the city. I did not go inside the temple but it looks great from outside with huge Narayan statue.

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Thank Firangi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Me and me wife went here a few days ago. I love Hindu culture and this cave was very impressive. We are not a fussy couple and understand there are cultural differences with people however this unfortunately is a rubbish tip. And multiple fowl smells at the top, no doubt no toilets available that high.. For this reason we refused... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was an out of the ordinary experience. The temple cave was the biggest expansion within which the Hindu temple is located. The main temple in the innermost chamber opens to the sky magically. The dark cave adventure tour which costs MYR 70 pp was the most amazing experience. It lead a long way. Safety measures were ample. The limestone... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the temple on the last couple of days of a special ceremonial time. Must say there was rubbish everywhere! Would have preferred to visit at another time when apparently it is kept very clean. It was still an interesting place, lots of steps, over 750 if your climb them all up and down, very exhausting in the heat!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Batu Caves and the number of adjoining activities are well worth a day's visit. Everything is quite well maintained and very interesting to see. Getting there is easy by public transport and the walkways are wide. The only downside was the lack of posted information (at least in English) to help understand the significance of some parts of the cave.

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melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Caught the train to the batu caves station which is last stop on the line. after exiting station you need to walk through market to get to the main cave. Be careful of monkeys which will grab anything loose in your hand. need moderate fitness to make it to the top. The area is quite dirty with rubbish everywhere on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Batu Caves during Thaipusam, the yearly Hindu religious holiday associated with Murugan, the major Hindu deity of the Caves. This was an intense experience, to put it simply. We witnessed body piercing through the cheeks and tongue, a woman convulsing and wailing a few feet from us, and hypnotic drumming and chanting and dancing by the pilgrims making... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You not get much for free so was nice to come here ! Train stops right outside so very handy. Spend a good few hours looking round the unique caves! Enjoyed it. Definatly worth a visit

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went on the train from K L, took about half an hour. It's just a short walk from the train station. There are stalls set up along the road to the caves selling alsorts, not sure if they are there all day, as it was late afternoon when we went. One heck of a climb up to the temple,... More 

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