Explore a set of atmospheric Hindu temples at Batu Caves. Located in impressive 400-million-year-old limestone caves, the temples were founded in 1891 by an Indian trader. Today, they have grown into a revered, iconic place of worship and one of the most visited Hindu shrines outside of India. Admire the 42.7 m (140 ft) high statue of Murugan, a Hindu deity, that marks the cave entrance, and head inside to see the attractive interplay of manmade and natural artistry. Make Batu Caves a centerpiece of your Batu Caves vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Batu Caves travel itinerary planner.
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Honestly, I wanted to visit the caves temple only to see the statue (tallest in Malaysia, 140 feet) of Lord Murugan. But, I couldn't resist that colorful staircase. I felt as if I was ascending a... more »
was told this was a must see, enjoyed our half day tour. Be ready to work those calf muscles. its a great view from the top. more »
It's a good tourist attraction. On the foot hill there's a well maintained Hindu temple in South Indian culture. Soothing. Serene. Steps should be climbed slowly. When you climb the steps uphill, you reach a few caves which have one good temple and a few other idols of Hindu Gods. The place is well kept. Clean. Small souvenirs can be purchased from the street vendors on the base . Parking facility is good. People in general are friendly.
Very amazing temple to visit. If you are visiting Malaysia, you should definitely visit this temple. You will sometimes feel very blessed. It's easy to reach here. There is a train that comes straight here. So there are no complicity in visiting here.
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