Did you Know?
- Formed within the framework of an imposing limestone outcrop about 400 million years ago, Batu Caves actually consists of three main caves and several smaller ones.
- The ceiling is 100 m above ground and this huge chamber is lit by daylight from several holes in the ceiling.
- Some caves are home to a wide variety of cave fauna such as bats, swiftlets, snakes, and invertebrates.
- Here's a little map of the Batu Caves extension and a short article about it.
- The huge Batu Caves are the best known attraction in the vicinity of K.L. The caves are in a towering limestone formation and were little known until about 100 years ago.
- Two of the most notable caves are Temple Cave and Dark Cave, the latter of which is a larger and longer cave, extending over 0.8km into the limestone and comprising several high roofed chambers (Weber, 1968).
- On the way, you will pass by typical Malay house before coming to your last stop, the spectacular Batu Caves.