Batu Caves

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Did you Know?

  • A private company is running tours to the caves, otherwise contact the Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) for permission and guidelines.
  • The Batu caves are located about 7 miles from the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur.
  • This serves as the focus of the Hindu community's yearly (Click link for more info and facts about Thaipusam festival) Thaipusam festival.
  • Here's a little map of the Batu Caves extension and a short article about it.
  • The ceiling is 100 m above ground and this huge chamber is lit by daylight from several holes in the ceiling.
  • KUALA LUMPUR: Work on the long-awaited KTM Komuter extension from Sentul to Batu Caves will finally begin early next year, with completion scheduled for 2008.
  • 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.
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