Baunatal is a young modern city with about 25,000 inhabitants. It is located in the northern Hessian mountainous region and borders directly on Kassel, the northern Hessian metropolis. Within a radius of 10 to 15 km you will find Hercules (Kassel's landmark, approx. 12 km), Wilhelmshöhe Castle (approx. 12 km, picture gallery with old masters), the Fridericianum (the documenta Museum, approx. 10 km), the State Theatre (approx. 10 km), three large cinemas (one in Baunatal, two 10 km away), Museum for Sepulchral Culture (about 10 km), the Orangery (about 10 km), technical, scientific museum with observatory (about 10 km), the Karlsaue (former Bundesgartenschau area, about 11 km), Brüder Grimm Museum (about 10 km). The VW factory in Baunatal and the OTC are only about 2 km away, the driving time by car is about 5 minutes.