Batu Caves, Gombak, Malaysia. The popular limestone hill has many caves and is a sacred spot, visited by the locals as well as tourists. The temple complex is spread all over the hill – the main part Temple Cave is on top of it and you can reach it by climbing the 276 steps.
The site fascinates not only with its natural wonders, but also with tall Hindu statues. It is best to take a guided tour, which will introduce to the history and significance of Batu Caves. And also watch out for the monkeys, who try to steal the water bottles, but are another fun attraction.
Why to go there?
A historic religious site, which will enrich your trip to the modern Kuala Lumpur.
When to go there?
Anytime – the weather is warm all year round.
How to get there?
The site is only 13 kilometres (8 mi) north of Kuala Lumpur. The train route to the caves is said to be beautiful.
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Lead photo by Danny Xeero
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