Batu Caves is one of the most renowned caves in Malaysia both as a tourist attraction and also a religious site. Home to the 42.7m tall golden statue of Lord Murugan, Batu Caves is visited by millions of devote Hindus and tourists alike. As a pilgrimage site for Hindus worldwide, the place is usually packed during celebratory festivals and public holidays. Visitors and devotees will have to climb up the famous 272 steps in order to reach the shrine above. The temple recently received a colourful makeover with the 272 steps painted in rainbow colours.
Travellers and visitors can choose to travel by KOMUTER from KL Sentral to Batu Caves. The train route was built in a multi-million expansion project of the KOMUTER lines to make travelling easier for visitors. The KOMUTER offers a cheap, convenient and safe alternative way of travel to Batu Caves.
The trip by KOMUTER from KL Sentral to Batu Caves is a relatively short ride. Despite being the most popular attraction there, the Temple Cave is not the only attraction available to visitors. Visitors can take an educational tour into the Dark Cave whereby groups of 10 will be given a 45-minute guided tour. You can learn more about the local ecosystem, history and geological information via the tour. There is also the Ramayana Cave which depicts the Epic of Ramayana with colourful statues and paintings.
For those interested in visiting Batu Caves, you can purchase your tickets at the many concession counters or go cashless with our new KOMUTER Link card.