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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Batu Caves Reviews
Considering this is supposedly a holy temple, the place is not respectfully holy at all with so much human discarded garbage and food strewn all over to feed the monkeys. The stench and filth of this ... more »
I have seen the God's statue in many Indian movies which made me more curious to visit this caves. The Lord's statue was very big & was fascinating to view such a big statue. They have painted the ste... more »
Great tourist site. My friends from China enjoyed it a lot but one thing tho we must ware long skirts or trousers for women who wants to go up the upper level. This is to respect the Deities.
The new Batu caves is quite different from the Batu caves that I've been to previously. They now have dress code to respect the temple which is very good. They have renovated the place into a few temple complex with a big parking area at the bottom to cater for the parking needs.
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