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Batu Caves

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Batu Caves 68100, Malaysia
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These impressive limestone caves are also used for Hindu festivals and pilgrimages.
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  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Batu Caves 68100, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went there last month and was awe with the very tall nice statue, then inside of the main cave was also so impressive... really huuuggeee room. I wasn't surprised with the bad smell that stuck inside of the cave since a lot of people...More

Thank Mei W
Reviewed yesterday

I lovely half day out to visit Batu Caves. I would avoid feeding the monkeys as some can get quite violent. Be prepared for lots of stairs to make it up to the top. Easily accessible by public transport from the city centre for convenience....More

Thank Wong L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Batu caves in general is quiet impressive to visit. We were coming from Putra train station so it was on easy trip directly to the Batu Caves which was the final stop. From there it was a short walk to the 272 stairs to the...More

Thank happy c
Reviewed 2 days ago

I did not expect to see Hinduism structure in Malaysia since the country is mainly muslim. This place is really amazing! The harmony of the cave and manmade structures is fantastic. Plus, enjoy free admission!

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 2 days ago

The cave has a big statue at the entrance. then you have to take around 250+ steps to reach the mouth of the cave. Once in you will be greeted by smell of poop and some construction is going on there. There is 1 temple...More

Thank AmolSareen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

quite a disappointment...apart from the view of the cliff from far away, all other things you may want to avoid...wild monkeys...unhygenic conditions...smell of poop all around.

Thank 382ammarq
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I paid a visit to the Batu Caves and were not disappointed. We were a bit uncertain about the 272 steps to be climbed, but it worked out well. I even carried a brick to the top in an effort to aid...More

Thank 105jimk
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Batu caves are a bit rough around the edges but they're good if you want a few carefully chosen photo opportunities - but don't get too excited if you've been to temples before. There was lots of construction going on and it was busy on...More

Thank Emma T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

this is beautiful place to visit, very nice hill and surrounding, you will enjoy view and animals and nature.

Thank Edgar K
Reviewed 2 days ago

this is trully amazing place to visit. lot's of expressions. tallest god & very beautiful surrounding. easy to reach via comfortable train. will enjoy 2-3 hours here and will get nice selfies.

Thank Edgar K
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11 August 2017|
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Response from mdw11 | Reviewed this property |
Book an Uber. Should be 6-10 MYR. If there is more than one of you, it is cheaper by cab than by train which is about 4MYR pp.
11 August 2017|
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Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly it was about 30 minutes. If you want to catch a taxi you should walk to one of the popular hotels because they offer a one way flat fee(around $25usd) and round trip for ($40usd). I believe there's a... More
30 July 2017|
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Response from Essence_snc | Reviewed this property |
Hi I would suggest you to go to Genting Highlands first in the morning because it rains a lot there and once it starts raining, the theme park is closed and there is nothing much except the park.I faced this on My first time... More