Batu Caves - Kuala Lumpur

Batu Caves is geographically located at latitude 3° 14' 10" North of the Equator and longitude 101° 41' 2" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Malaysia. Batu Caves is Malaysia's great natural wonders which consist of three main caves, as well as smaller ones. They are some 400 million years old and have also, since 1891, been the site of Hindu worship, particularly the festival of Thaipusam, which annually sees a million Hindu penitents visiting on a pilgrimage. The main cave or the Temple Cave contains shrines to the Hindu gods, has a vaulted ceiling 100 metres high and there are 272 steps to get there. Below is the Dark Cave, a 2km (1.2 mile) network of caverns, populated by several species unique to the area, including trapdoor spider, cave toad, mitripode, cave cricket, cave roach and the cave racer snake. Please note that access to the Dark Cave is restricted; contact the Malaysian Nature Society for permission and guidelines. Art Gallery Cave has statues and wall paintings depicting Hindu mythology. Access is via a concrete walkway over a small subterranean lake. It is by 28 Mrr2 (e), near 28 Mrr2 (w), near Sbc 8, J, near Batu Caves, J, near Perusahaan, J. The following locations related to it are represented by the the shortest path as the crow would fly between any two points and may not be nearest by road.

Ujana Harmonis Resort is about 3.6km, Crystal Crown Hotel Kuala Lumpur Kepong is about 4.1km, Dynasty Hotel is about 7.2km, Grand Pacific is about 7.2km, Vistana Hotel is about 7.3km. These are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near Batu Caves.

Giant Batu Caves is about 1.2km, Shops Selaseh 1 is about 1.9km, Shops Jalan 10 Greenwood is about 2km, Shops Koperasi Polis is about 2.1km, Shops Jalan Dua is about 2.2km. These are places to shop (shopping mall, shop houses) located near Batu Caves.

Cave Villa is about 0km, Batu Caves Gopuram is about 0.1km, Shell Taman Greenwood is about 2.2km, P Ramlee Memorial is about 5.3km, Zoo Negara is about 8.8km. These are places of interest (attraction) located near Batu Caves.

SRJK (T) Batu Caves is about 0.1km, SK Taman Selasih is about 1.3km, SMK Seri Gombak is about 2.1km, Smk Dato Ibrahim Yaacob is about 3.5km, SJK (C) Mun Choong is about 3.6km. These are places of learning (school, college, university) located near Batu Caves.

Park Selaseh 4 is about 2km, Park 2 10 Koperasi Polis is about 2.1km, Park Jalan 12 Taman Gombak is about 2.1km, Park Taman Rowther is about 2.1km, Park Jalan 8 Taman Gombak is about 2.1km. These are parks, playgrounds, open fields or commons located near Batu Caves.