Batu Caves, Selangor Trip
Dalam JJJM- Batu Caves, Selangor edition (March 03rd, 2009) My hmate and myself no other plan to do.. so after enjoyed our bfast, we planned to visit one of must visit place in Malaysia- Batu Caves, Selangor. As usual, we will see a bit background of Batu Caves for info especially for people that never go there.
The Batu Caves Temple in Malaysia stands out as a monumental focal point of the significant contribution made by the Indian settlers in the development of Malaya and then Malaysia (1963). The 113 year old main temple, dedicated to Lord Subramaniar (Karttikeya), is lodged in a cave about 400 feet above ground level.
It is the main cave, the temple cave, in a hilly massif known as Bukit Batu, Rocky Hill. The name is derived from the name of a nearby river known as Sungai Batu, Rocky River in the Malay Language, the National Language of Malaysia.Now, lets join my journey there...