VIDEO: Visiting the Batu Caves

In this installment of the Malaysia movie series, David takes us on a day excursion from Kuala Lumpur to visit the Batu Caves. The caves are Hindu shrines devoted to deities Lord Morugan. You can observe a gold statue of him in the entry. The Batu Caves are just 13 km north of this KL.

VIDEO: Visiting the Batu Caves

As you begin your ascent up the steps, you’ll notice mischievous macaque monkeys. They are among the biggest attractions here because of capacity and their voracious appetites to steal food from visitors.

VIDEO: Visiting the Batu Caves

The caves have been formed over 400 million decades ago. They get their name from the local Batu River.

The Batu complex includes 3 caves, each dedicated to Hindu deities such as Lord Murugan. And Hanuman, devotee of Lord Rama believe to be an incarnation of Shiva.

Researching the Batu caves reveals rock structures and shrines.

A trip to the Batu Caves is a must if you are searching for a fast daytrip out of Kuala Lumpur and interested in Hindu civilization.

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