Tatabánya is a city of 69,988 inhabitants in north-western Hungry, in the Central Transdanubian Region. It is the capital of Komárom-Esztergom Country. The city is located in the valley between the Gerecse and Vértes Mountains, some 55 km (34 mi) from Budapest. By virtue of its location, the city is a railway and road junction. The M1 (also European routes E 60, E75) motorway from Vienna to Budapest passes through the outer city limits, and the Vienna-Budapest railway line also passes through the city.
- The Turul monument, above the city on the top of Gerecse Mountain, is the largest bird statue in Central Europe.
- The Szelim cave and the forest park of Gerecse Mountain are popular tourist attractions.
- Nearby mountains (Vértes, Gerecse) and villages are a great place to spend time; neighbouring Tata has a beautiful lake and a medieval castle.
Address: 2800 Tatabánya, Cseri u. 33.
Opening hours: 9:00 - 20:00