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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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The gold buddha is very impressive as you arrive. There are stalls around including drinks and a guy hacking coconuts. The steps are rather daunting if you're not so athletic... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was told about going to these caves and made the plunge. Firstly a taxi one way is 50RM, 150 two way with a two hour wait. Or from KL city centre via train and switching to one other will cost you about 8-10RM to catch the two trains out and two trains back. Note that weekend trains are out... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The caves are very lit up with lights and Hindu temples/shrines which removes the beauty of the caves itself. We went on a very hot day, midday so would advise to go early morning or sunset. Ladies have to cover legs, either wear shorts or skirt just below the knee or a sarong will be offered to you to wear.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It has the biggest Buddha sculture in asia, but this is the only positive and interting thing about it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went for the day and visited all four caves. Went just after the big Hindu festival so the place was still very busy. Easy to get to by train which also good value money and reliable. You pay to get into the caves seperately so it can add up if you visit them all. The temple cave was a bit... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The gold buddha is very impressive as you arrive. There are stalls around including drinks and a guy hacking coconuts. The steps are rather daunting if you're not so athletic (or even if you are, you will have calves of steel after!). Ladies this is another place you must cover your knees... The main cave isn't super impressive (no admission... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good to take some photos..the view u get once u reach the top is nice... bit unclean though..also there is a small market down, can find collectibles there..not sure whether this is some seasonal thing though.

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Maribor, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is easy accessible with the local train from KL Central, which is a very cheap and easy way to get to the caves. Booking a tour would be throwing money out of a window, if you just want to visit and see this place, only if you are additionally interested in some history then maybe a guided tour... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Batu Caves is actual a Hindu temple. You climb a lot of stairs to get into the caves where a lot of Hindus are worshiping.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am just reading other reviews on this site and notice that many contributors mention the filth. We visited on the Day before the big festival and whilst I would not say it was pristine, it was certainly not filthy. On the day of the festival, we saw literally thousands of Hindus arriving in KL for the event and I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a very interesting place, we went when its the buggest festival they have there, silly we know but it was really worth it, saw so much, its was hot, its was dirty but we defiantly loved its. Such an eye opener, with all the dancing, and over a million people go here in one weekend, madness.

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