Timings : 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Entry Fees : Free
The Temple Cave is the centrepiece at Batu Caves guarded by an ornate 42.7m tall Lord Murugan statue. To climb to the top of the temple , the wooden stairs have been replaced by 272 psychedelic concrete steps. It is one of the most photographed sights of Malaysia.
In 1890, Pillai established the statue of Murugan Swami here. The temple Cave has two monumental caverns that are connected by 56 steps.The first one has the six abodes of Murugan, the son of Shiva ( Hindu God of War) etched into its walls. The upper cavern depicts Sri Murugan’s wife Sri Valli Deivanai. The religious annual procession of Thaipusam festival attracts thousands of visitors to the Temple Cave.