Batu Caves

Malaysia >
  • Know Batu Caves
3  
1  
1  
2  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
1  
2  
2  
1  
2  
2  

Did you Know?

  • The slight drizzle upon arrival did not dampen my spirit.
  • Invertebrate species are particularly abundant and include planarian Dugesia batuensis which is endemic to Batu caves, cave cockroach Pycnoscelus striatus, cave cricket Diestrammena gravelyii and tailless whip scorpion Sarax brachydactylus.
  • I was thankful that we had climbed up to the caves before the late morning sun brought on the heat of the day.
  • It is built in 1892 and the caves are 400 meter long and 120 meter high.
  • Situated at 12 km north of Kuala Lumpur.
  • Inside this cave it is dark, damp, cool and a little eerie, but nonetheless spectacular.
  • The Batu caves are located about 7 miles from the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur.
© MOVING PLANETS    Contact Us    Privacy    Terms    Sign up for free and contribute    Old Site