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A village of 2,720 inhabitants along the busy national motorway No. 1 connecting Tatabánya and Tata. In the settlement of Roman origin the nape bone of the 500,000-year-old prehistoric man called "Samu" was found. In the place of the finds, in the tufa mine of the village an open-air exhibition place was opened by the Hungarian National Museum. The surroundings of a prehistoric thermal spring are protected by a glass pavilion, the former wallowing-place preserves the fossilized footprints of prehistoric animals and men. During the Turkish rule it was devastated several times, at the beginning of the 18th century it became part of the Esterházy manor. At the same time Slovakian settlers came to the village. In 1994 an ethnic house was opened displaying the traditions of the Slovakian ethnic group. The oldest monument in the village of the former royal wine-dressers is the Roman Catholic church from the 18th century. The present look of the village centre was formed in the 19th century.


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