Are you heading to Kuala Lumpur? You might want to stop at Gombak and visit Batu Caves. Batu Caves is actually a religious place for Tamil Hindu but before that the caves actually a shelter for local tribesmen and Chinese farmers. These caves become a public eye in 1878 when William Hornades who is one of the American Naturalist recorded it. Around 1891, an Indian trader decided to turn the caves into a shrine for Hindu Deity which is Lord Murugan. Back then, there is no stairs step that can lead you to the upstairs but in 1920 there are wooden step was installed and today the stairs were fully concreted and were brightly painted. You also might want to look for a Gombak condo for your vacation at Gombak.
Here is the reason why you need to visit Batu Cave. First of all, you can gain knowledge about other religions plus in Malaysia, there are about 80 ethnicities and we respect their belief. Other than that, you also have more respect for other people that not of the same religion as you. It also can make you more aware of cultural awareness. Plus, this is 2020 that we need to gain more knowledge about other religions and the knowledge not only can gain at school and the internet but anywhere because the real price for a piece of knowledge is priceless. If you would like to read more on how to get the right property, you can click here.
You also want to try to climb Batu Caves Step to test your fitness level. There are about 272 colored stairs that you can try to climb. The duration to climb normally can take up to 30 minutes and about 1 hour it depends on your fitness level. These colorful stairs also one of the attractions for tourists to create a memory with a snap of a picture. If you have mobility issues but also want to go upstairs, sad to tell you that the only way to go to the upstairs temple is by climbing the colored stairs. While you climbing the stairs, there are monkeys running around and they might harm you if you didn’t be careful. You also should not give them any food to avoid the monkeys to become more aggressive.
Last but not least, you can explore inside Batu Caves. There are Dark Caves when you climb halfway to the upstairs and it is a home community of animals from 100 million years back. When you arrived at the main temple of the caves you can see on your left there is the statue of Hanuman and he always stands outside the Ramayana Caves. The main attraction is the Cathedral cave which is a huge cave and the natural light comes from the holes in the ceiling gives an aura of spirituality. The ceiling for the caves also can seem to go miles.
We come to the end of the post, still thinking either to go visit Batu Caves or not? Make a decision now but make sure you have good health to climb the stairs to avoid anything that can harm yourself. If you have asthma or easily get heart attack you are not advised to go there because it might be a long journey for you. Before ending this, you also might want to stay at any Gombak house for rent near Batu Caves to make sure it is easy for you to go there.