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Batu Caves

Gombak, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia

Hindu Temples
Caves
Short Hikes

About Batu Caves

A limestone hill that has a series of caves and cave temples.



Attractions near Batu Caves

Taman Tasik Titiwangsa6.94km from Batu Caves

Titiwangsa Lake Gardens is a lake garden in Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The gardens feature a huge central lake that was a byproduct of tin mining activities under British Rule. Later on, the area was cleaned up and developed into a park. This garden has facilities such as jogging track, cycling track, kayaking, horse riding facility, radio control car racing track, etc.

Bukit Tabur7.08km from Batu Caves

Bukit Tabur is a ridge located in Hulu Gombak Forest Reserve, Selangor, Malaysia. It is also known locally as Bukit Hangus, Dragon's Back and Crystal Hill. The quartz ridge is very prominent as it is part of Klang Gates Quartz Ridge and can be seen from the Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2. Hikers enter the trail near Kampung Klang Gates, 50 metres from the gates of the Klang Gates Dam, at the back of Taman Melawati for a 3-4 hour climb.

Wilayah Mosque7.47km from Batu Caves

The mosque's design is a blend of Ottoman and Malay architectural styles, heavily influenced by the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. It has 22 domes made from a composite material of glass fiber fabric mixed with epoxy resin to make it durable and light.

Zoo Negara Malaysia8.83km from Batu Caves

It was officially opened on 14 November 1963 by the country's first prime minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman. Zoo Negara covers 110 acres of land which is situated only 5km from the city of Kuala Lumpur. It is an open concept zoo with over 90% of its animals being kept in spacious exhibits with landscape befitting its nature.

National Palace8.88km from Batu Caves

The Istana Negara is the official residence of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, the monarch of Malaysia. It is located along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim in Segambut, northwestern Kuala Lumpur. The palace opened in 2011 and replaced the old Istana Negara which was located at a different compound in central Kuala Lumpur. The palace complex has an area of 97.65 hectares, 22 domes, and is split into three main portions: the Formal Component, Royal Component, and Administration Component.

Templer Park Country Club8.94km from Batu Caves

Templer Park is a forest reserve in Rawang, Gombak District, Selangor, Malaysia. It is 1,214 hectares in size and it was named in honor of Sir Gerald Templer, a British High Commissioner in Malaya. "On 8 September 1954, His Highness the Sultan of Selangor, the late Sultan Hishamuddin Alam Shah declared that Templer’s Park was 'dedicated by Selangor to serve as a refuge and a sanctuary for wildlife and a meeting place for all who love and respect the beauty of nature'.

Where is Batu Caves

Discover more attractions in Selangor, where Batu Caves is located

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The state of Selangor has the largest economy in Malaysia in terms of GDP, with roughly US$55.5 billion in 2015, comprising 22.6% of the country's GDP. It is the most developed state in Malaysia and has the largest population in Malaysia.