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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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Reviewed today via mobile

After 28 years in Malaysia, I finally visited Batu Caves for the first time in company of some visitors from overseas! The Dark Cave is...um....brilliant and our delightful, witty guide Aizah did well not to roll her eyes when I did my huskiest Christian Bale...More

Thank Henry T
Reviewed today via mobile

With lots of steps to climb. Ladies with shorts or very short skirts are require to hire sarong at RM3. The golden statue is impressive but inside the cave now is still under construction and renovation. Please do not bring plastic bags as the monkeys...More

Thank Horlicks88
Reviewed today

I really wish I could say something nice about this but I can not. We went into the lower caves, walked past a complete building site, power tool going off a round the place. Was this really a religious place ? In the first cave,...More

1  Thank Ian P
Reviewed yesterday

Many stairs for people and monkey and the cave is amazing and have dark cave for see bat for see after payment and money just for 15 minute

Thank ahm k
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Located on the outskirts of KL. 15 min drive by car. Very popular and crowded so visit early for less crowd and cooler weather. Cave is huge. You climb a series of stairways to reach the first cavern. Climb is not too strenuous but if...More

1  Thank yeonghaur
Reviewed yesterday

You can see it from Youtube also.Very many stairs and the half site was under construction.When we tried to climb the stairs they started washing them!

Thank J0hn747
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Its a good climb to the top to see the Hindu Temple and its cave structure is amazing ! And when you climb up there is a dark cave where with guide you get to go inside a dark cave and see the insight and...More

Thank Ashvin075
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Batu Cave is dedicated to the Hindu Deity, Lord Murugan. You’ll need to take 237 steps up the stairs to reach the large cave; meeting some of the wildlife on the way up the stairs, yup, cheeky monkeys. The cave itself is a magnificent...More

1  Thank R H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We hired a grab car to the caves for 20 RM each way instead of taking public transportation for the sake of time. Caves are under construction, which means many things were covered up with blue tarps (what was peeking through looked beautiful and I...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

a very nice plate, very crowed and very hot but such exceptionnal in a place so close to the city ! And it's free 😁

Thank YaLaLo
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Silvia J
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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Silvia J
29 June 2018|
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Response from Praveen K S | Reviewed this property |
Take a Grab Car .... Now Uber has exited south Asia. Not even in Singapore. Download the Grab car app. It is better than Uber app.
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Juniarty J
21 June 2018|
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Response from Ajithsiv | Reviewed this property |
Good to take a cab...good for the return too.
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