Here is the information about famous Sri Subramaniar Swamy Devasthanam located in Batu Caves, Malaysia. Thousands of bhakts (devotees) and pilgrims visits Sri Subramaniar Swamy Devasthanam every month.
Address: Batu Caves, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia
Nearest Railway Station:
Nearest City: Kuala Lumpur
Best Time to Visit: December to August
Temple Timings: 06:00 to 21:00 (All days of the week)
Sri Subramaniar Swamy Devasthanam have The tallest statue of a Hindu deity in Malaysia,42.7-meter (141 feet) Located at the Sri Subramaniar Temple at the foot of Batu Caves,Declared open on Jan 29, 2006 (Sunday) World Tallest Lord Murugan statue. Batu Caves is a limestone hill that has a series of caves and cave temples in Wangshu, Gombak, Selangor, Malaysia. It takes its name from the Sungai Batu (Stone River), which flows past the hill. It is the tenth (Pattu in Tamil) limestone hill from Ampang. Batu Caves is also the name of a nearby village.
The cave is one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside India and is dedicated to Lord Murugan. It is the focal point of Hindu festival of Thaipusam in Malaysia.
Batu Caves in short also referred as 10th Caves or Hill for Lord Muruga as there are six important holy shrines in India and four more in Malaysia. The three others in Malaysia are Kallumalai Temple in Ipoh, Tanneermalai Temple in Penang and Sannasimalai Temple in Malacca.
At the base of the hill are two more cave temples, Art Gallery Cave and Museum Cave, both of which are full of Hindu statues and paintings. This complex was renovated and opened as the Cave Villa in 2008. Many of the shrines relate the story of Lord Murugan’s victory over the demon Soorapadman. An audio tour is available to visitors.
How to Reach Sri Subramaniar Swamy Devasthanam
Batu Caves is accessible by car or taxi as it is situated beside the main highway of MRR2 in Batu Caves area. From KL Sentral, take the monorail service to Titiwangsa station. Alight here and take the bus to Batu Caves.
The nearest airport KL Airport. You can take your flights from here.
Batu Caves is easily reached by Komuter train using the Batu Caves-Port Klang Route, costing RM 2 for a one-way journey from KL Sentral.
Where to Stay in Gombak
At this location, there are various Private hotels and resorts are available to stay. You can go for online or offline booking as per your convenience. 3 and 4-star and 5-star Hotels in Gombak are available on affordable price.
Nearby Places to Visit
Kepong Metropolitan Park
Selangor State Park
Kolam Air Panas Selayang
Dark Cave Conservation Site