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The Vienna Prater

Prater 9, Vienna 1020, Austria (Leopoldstadt)
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Ranked #69 of 403 attractions in Vienna
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Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Parks, Jogging Paths/ Tracks
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Vienna's landmark amusement park features the familiar 65-meter-high Giant Ferris Wheel that towers over the park's 200 booths, ghost train, go-karts,... more » Owner description: Vienna's landmark amusement park features the familiar 65-meter-high Giant Ferris Wheel that towers over the park's 200 booths, ghost train, go-karts, merry-go-rounds plus a Plantarium and the Prater Museum. « less
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Perth, Australia
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130 reviews 130 reviews
48 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

We went there last night in the hope of finding some local cuisine but we were slightly put off by the number of people hanging around the train station drinking. The Prater just seems like a cheap nasty fun fair & we were certainly not impressed

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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

The Prater has numerous rides, like any other amusement park. What makes it special is the old wheel, which gives a lovely view over the cityscape. Even though it is overcrowded around and on the rides, the park itself is a nice and relatively calm green area.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Midways, carnivals, rides and history all come together to the Prater. My wife, adult daughter and I went for a stroll and to experience the charm of the Prater. This has been the park for Vienna, in many forms and configurations. For the young there are chilling rides, for the more sedate but adventuresome there is the highest swing ride... More

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156 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

I was not interested in other funny places in the park, only this one was the purpose of our visit Plater. It is a real fun to look the view of city from the wooden cabin. There is a lot of place inside, for 4-5 people quite enough. The duration is ca. 15 min, but its not quick, that is... More

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Houston, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

The Prater, though a landmark here in Vienna, is in need of a facelift in order to keep its status. Families with young children might be more interested but my teens were quite hard on the place as far finding interesting rides and games. The biggest bonus was no entrance fee to be able to check this off the to-do... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The palace is beautiful inside and outside. The biggest disappointment is that the garden is obviously neglected as the weeds are outgrowing the real plants. The dried and dead plants are still on the garden beds and the plants are not being watered. If they cannot maintain the place then they should not open this for paid tourists. I like... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We bought a combi ticket for the train and the Ferris wheel . It was just about OK! The view was nice from the Ferris wheel. Kids were not interested in the other rides so we walked around for a bit. I would suggest going only if you want to do the rides but be ready to shell out average... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
39 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Lots to see, a lot to do. Kids and adults will love it. Can get expensive after a while - there's a fee for everything! Some attractions are insanely expensive! Make sure to have a lot of time, otherwise you won't see much. Nice atmosphere with plenty of bars, restaurants and grills.

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Vlierden, The Netherlands
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166 reviews 166 reviews
5 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

It is an amusement park which has free entrance, you have to pay for each attraction seperately, in my eyes the prices for the attractions are quite high. Some of the rides are spectacular and new, other are old and look tired. All in all the price-quality was not acceptable. What I noticed in the evening was that quite a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We visited the Prater on a very hot tuesday morning in July. Although not all the rides were open, our kids had good fun. Please expect a pricy visit; some rides (sometimes just less than two minutes of fun) cost up to eur 5,- pp! Furthermore, bring a visit in the evening. Cooler and everything is nicely lit. Leave the... More

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