Batu Caves, Gombak

Batu Caves, Gombak

A popular must-visit tourist attraction, Batu Caves is located 15km north of Kuala Lumpur. This famous destination draws an astounding amount of people from all over the world during Thaipusam, an annual Hindu festival. The visit to Batu Caves will not be complete until you have scaled the 272 steps leading up to the temple. There are three big caves there, including the main one featuring ornate Hindu shrines.

Batu Caves is a an iconic and popular tourist attraction in Selangor.

Site of a Hindu temple and shrine, Batu Caves attracts thousands of worshippers and tourists, especially during the annual Hindu festival, Thaipusam.

A limestone outcrop located just north of Kuala Lumpur, Batu Caves has three main caves featuring temples and Hindu shrines.

Its main attraction is the large statue of the Hindu God at the entrance, besides a steep 272 climb up its steps to finally view the stunning skyline of the city centre.

Monkeys frolic around the caves, and it is a popular spot for rock climbing enthusiasts. Paintings and scenes of Hindu Gods can also be seen in the Ramayana Cave.

Operational hour:
Daily: 6.00am – 9.00pm

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