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Witness the procession of a million people – Batu Caves, Selangor

Comprising a cluster of three limestone caves, the legendary Batu Caves is a magnificent and renowned cave temple. A 140-feet-high golden statue of Lord Muruga looms at the foot of a flight of 272 steps leading up to Temple Cave, the biggest of the three caves. Batu Caves is the country's main venue for the colourful Thaipusam festival, where a colourful procession of Hindu devotees can be seen carrying kavadi as offerings to Lord Muruga.

Must Do

  • Put your stamina to the test and climb the 272 steps all the way up to Temple Cave

  • Visit Batu Caves during Thaipusam to witness one of the world's biggest religious festival gatherings