Batu caves temple malaysia , the biggest statue of lord muruga in the world
batu caves temple malasia, worship to god muruuga
batu caves temple located gombak, selangar, malasia. batu caves temple is the complex surrounuded by caves, the name of the batu cave temple is derrived from the river batu which flows through hill in past days, it is a limestone hill. temple cave, dark cave and art gallery cave together known as batu caves temple. there are 272 steps to reach the temple. the main feature of the temple is the statue of lord muruga located at the initial steps to temple
in a standing posture with held the vel(the weapon of devasenapathy) about height 42 meter. the art gallery is located at the bottom of the steps it shows the paintings from ancient epics and hindu legend and also the statue of the deities of hindu.
The temple is always open from 6.00 am to 9.00 pm. Kuala Lumpur is the nearest city to the temple with a distance 13 km. it is believed that the temple is 400 billion years old, there is existing some dress code but it has some relaxation comapared to some other temples, short pants, short skirts are not allowed inside the temple, but long pants is possible. thai poosam festival is well celebrated here, even it located in malasia but the temple architecture follows a pure tamil style.
the closest airport near to batu cave is Kuala Lumpur, other main airport near to the temple are sultan abdul azeez shah airport is about 18 km from here and the second one is ferry airport with distance of 40 km. devotees reach here during thai poosam from india and other countries.
Address: Gombak, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia
The hotels and distances from the temple are mentioning below
1. Zen rooms batu caves- 0.7 km
2. Lavana hotel – 0.7 km
3. OYO rooms batu caves – 0.7 km
4. Times in hotel – 0.9 km
5. kip hotel – 0.9 km