Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Watery Batu Caves


Batu Caves is a an iconic and popular tourist attraction in Selangor.

Site of a Hindu temple and shrine, Batu Caves attracts thousands of worshippers and tourists, especially during the annual Hindu festival, Thaipusam.

A limestone outcrop located just north of Kuala Lumpur, Batu Caves has three main caves featuring temples and Hindu shrines.

Its main attraction is the large statue of the Hindu God at the entrance, besides a steep 272 climb up its steps to finally view the stunning skyline of the city centre.

http://www.tourismmalaysia.gov.my

9 comments:

lotusleaf said...

Gorgeous photo.

ewok1993 said...

lovely image. i may have read about this place from another blogger.

Rajesh said...

Beautiful. I have been here.

foongpc said...

I don't mind going there anyday except during Thaipusam. Don't like the crowds!

J Bar said...

Beautiful place.
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chubskulit said...

Beautiful shot!

Watery Wednesday

Small Kucing said...

didnt recall there is a pond there

Luna Miranda said...

this sounds like an interesting place. nice shot.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

This looks like a hauntingly beautiful, sacred place.


FANCY THAT!

A hunter of all kinds of water
Had neither a son nor a daughter;
But ocean and sea
Provided such glee—
He fancied adopting an otter!


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