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Batu Map, Malaysia

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Batu Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Batu with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Batu useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Batu!

Batu History

Pillai installed the consecrated statue of Sri Subramania Swamy, also called the murti in 1891. This statue is also known as the Temple Cave nowadays. Pillai is also known to found the famous Shri Mahamariamman Temple in Kuala Lumpur before founding the Batu Caves.  The Thaipusam festival held in the Thai Tamil month (falling in the period of late January and early February) was celebrated in the Batu Caves since then. read more

Batu Travel Guide

Batu, Malaysia, is a small hamlet situated 13 km north of the Malaysian capital city, Kuala Lumpur, just outside the city limits. You would be able to take a taxi to visit Batu, famous for its caves and temple. Local buses are also available from the Pudu Raya Bus Terminal in Kuala Lumpur. According to the local records, the Batu caves were discovered in 1892 and a temple was built there. However, geologists are of the... read more

Batu Sightseeing

The large Batu Caves are amongst the most well known tourist attractions near Kuala Lumpur. Now utilized for Hindu pilgrimages and festivals, the caves form an intense backdrop for the fabulously masochistic feat, which are annually performed by Thaipusam devotee. From the Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur is located about 13 km’s to the north making transportation to this famous tourist and religious site easy. It’s... read more

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