Sunday, 9 March 2014

Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Commander of Gods - Kartikeya

Batu Caves temple is Lord Kartikeya otherwise known as Lord Murugan's temple. 

It is one of the most famous Hindu shrine outside India and the heart of Thaipusam festival in Malaysia. The temple is situated around 13KM from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and it's listed very high on interesting places around kuala lumpur.

Batu Caves

Batu caves is basically a limestone hill with a huge temple compound. It can be visited for any of the following reason:
  • Ramayana Cave : Various painting of Hindu gods, mainly from Ramayana. 
  • Batu Caves Statue: Around 140 Feet long statue of Lord Murugan. 
  • Tradition Indian dance performances.
  • To be part of Thaipusam festival celebration.
  • Rock climbing.
  • Just to climb 272 steps :)

Batu Caves Pictures
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How To Get To Batu Caves

Getting to Batu Caves is very convenient. You have mainly three option from Kuala Lumpur to Batu Caves:
  • Most convenient, get a taxi at your doorstep.
  • Catch a train to Batu Caves KTM station from KL Central also known little India.
  • Take a U6 local bus from Chow Kit to Batu Caves.
Batu Caves Opening Hours: 6 AM to 9 PM.

So what are you waiting for? :)

Happy travelling...

1 comment:

  1. I read your blog during my yellowstone bus tours. This is a good place to look the attraction of Kuala Lumpur. I’ve really appreciated your work effort. I visited there many times but never got a chance to see this cave during my tours. After reading it I think this is a big mistake for me. . After completing my tour I will make a plan to go there this interesting place around Kuala Lumpur. After getting sufficient information I can easily go there without any hesitation.