In Kuala Lumpur, there are plenty of attractions to suit all tastes, for each of the ethnic groups, who lives in Malaysia, there will be the important places. Today, look at the Batu Caves (Batu Caves), sacred to the Hindu cave.
In the hostel got in among the skyscrapers 4 am. A few hours later came the boys from Ukraine, gave me a printout with the sights (now I know where to go), all woke (because in the next bed had guys from Khabarovsk) stories, and then left. Acknowledgements ring travelers!
Как доехать до Бату Кейвс
Batu Caves to get to it was not difficult, especially from the space, where I left off. From Chinatown area in Gombak, in the north CL walking 11 minutes a bus. Right next to the guesthouse (landmark – Bank ) bus stop, where conductors in his manner shout names directions, we had to catch a bus to: “Batuki-Batuki-Batuki!”
The drive to the bus stop near the caves cost 3 ringgita. You can get there by train and. On the reverse trails, I used this method, came at the price of the same, only faster. In general, the route from the following: Metro from Passard Cenis (Art Market) the KL-central (KL Sentral) for 1 ringgit, Dalet and a эlektrichke KTM Komuter you delivered to Batu Caves for eshtё 2 ringgita.
Name your cave got from the river Batu, flowing around these limestone hills. Free entrance to the caves, ladder is not so long, at the edges crawling lazy monkey, in anticipation of povkusnee.
Need to be alert, Example: sat himself fat monkey on a ladder, and when our friend rose with ice cream to top, he cheerfully jumped from their homes and went for ice cream. Пришлось спасаться бегством 🙂
Probably should not hurry runs into the cave itself, and gradually rise 272 steps up, glancing at the highest statue of the god Murugan etc. Malaysia.
The caves themselves are small, can therefore begs the question: And it's all?
But then of course I, learned, what to visit these caves have to choose a certain time – desirable during the celebration Taypusama in Malaysia. We have already talked, as a celebration was held in 2012 year in Kuala Lumpur and Penang.
If you are in KL in January, recommend to visit this holiday, Thaipusam 2013, millions of people suffer their kavadi in the same cave.
You may want to visit the dark cave (Dark Cave), the entrance into it on a branch with a ladder, leading to Batu Caves. This is one of the few caves, was left on the conservation in Malaysia. This karst cave formed a few million years, plus or minus, generally, even before the dinosaurs appeared there, submerged. Many other such caves were destroyed in the pursuit of limestone, in this, too, had to work with dynamite, but left to save, may be due to the protests of scientists.
In the dark cave of bats are found, Worms, Spiders, long-legged centipede (Scolopendra) and periodically creep up a few snakes.
Spider, say, millions of years already, and they have long been blinded, but there are hidden in the depths of the cave and well adapted. Hike is quite interesting. Entrance fee: 35 ringgit.