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Batu Caves, Batu Caves

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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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  • A major tourist attraction. Take your water bottle because it might be tiring climbing the numerous stairs. Make sure to put all your stuffs inside your bag else you might be attacked by a troop of mo...  more »
  • We had a day in KL between flights and decided to go to Batu Caves before heading to city center. There are plenty of photography opportunities with all the monkeys and colors of the temples. When we ...  more »
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  • 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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