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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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Beautiful place in KL

Visited in the afternoon and it was hot. The caves were beautiful and well kept. Totally worth the heat and the climb.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Cebu City, Philippines
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is cool to see but very very dirty and smells so bad. They do not take care of this place. It's very sad. The locals litter all over this place. Walking up the 200+ steps was hard enough, but then you have monkeys jumping on you trying to look for food. These monkeys are not cute. They are... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a free entry sightseeing opportunity, providing you are mobile enough to access it by climbing a very steep, and large number of steps. For the less mobile members of your group there is a collection of stalls selling souvenirs, ices and drinks but very few places to sit as they wait for you, unless they can sit on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited in the afternoon and it was hot. The caves were beautiful and well kept. Totally worth the heat and the climb.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Temple located in a limestone cave with 272 steps to reach the shrine of Lord Muruga. This place surrounded by few other small temples and housed a cultural and art centre with beautifully sculpted Hindu deities, Thaipusam is celebrated in this holy shrine every year somewhere in January or February every year and do expect massive crowd during the celebration.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So I'm giving the place an average rating because I've been to more impressive Hindu temples in Malaysia. In all due respect though, this is a religious site first, tourist attraction second, and my opinion is merely one from a non-Hindu sightseer's viewpoint. If you're new to Hindu temples though, this is a good place to go. Having said that,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First of all it was very easy to come here. Just take the Kmuter train and batu caves are the last station. The place is majestic, it was amazing to see the work placed into preserving such a place and there's no fees to get up to the caves. Lots of shops and restaurants around. Make sure to wear sunscreen... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I enjoyed the caves, the monkeys (can be cheeky little bastards — seen some jump up on visitors and grabbing their stuff) and the Ramayana Cave, next door. The latter (has a separate nominal entry fee) does not appear to see as many visitors and is a great introduction to/diorama of the Ramayana epic. Tip: the caves are easily accessed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a site of a Hindu temple and shrine. The whole cave is made of limestone and withholds 2-3 temples. You need to climb for a steep 272 steps to finally reach the top and the skyline of the city center. When you get to the end of the cave, you will find lots of friendly monkeys strolling and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you enjoy visiting cultural spots full of culture and tradition, this is your place in Kuala Lumpur. I love the green of the mountain, I love to see the monkeys climbing down as if it was just walking down a street. Monkeys are funny and cute, many of them carrying their babies around, asking for food. I bought a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Took a taxi to check out these caves, well worth a visit. Quite a climb in the heat, just take your time, have a rest and admire the views. You can take a tour of the Dark Caves for a fee but we did not bother. Watch out for the cheeky monkeys they will snatch any food you may have.

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