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Address: Prater 9, Vienna 1020, Austria
Phone Number: 728-05-16
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Vienna's landmark amusement park features the familiar 65-meter-high Giant...
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.
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there are much better places in Vienna than Prater

Propably like any other amusment park in the world. Although it's the oldest park in the world you can find a lot of new attractions. if you are ready to spend from 5 to 10 or... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
AleksandarVukovic
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Belgrade, Serbia

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Propably like any other amusment park in the world. Although it's the oldest park in the world you can find a lot of new attractions. if you are ready to spend from 5 to 10 or even more euros for a ride enjoj, that was not our idea of fun in Vienna. the Wursteiprater is so slow that we didn't... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

I'm sure this was once a great place and lots of fun. But now it really is nothing more than a tired old carnival. While we had fun on the Ferris Wheel, none of the other rides we took (Eisberg, Märchen, Break Dance) were worth the money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Cool place to visit with family. No admission fee but you have pay for rides at each of the rides. They were not cheap. While visiting it is worth while to go on the Prater. Very nice view from up top. The park itself was a bit run down but still worth checking out. No lines for all of the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

It is not scary. You get fabulous views of Vienna, as it stops continuously to let the next group in. 10ish to a car so not crowded. I loved it. Then we walked round the old fun fair.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

So much fun, with a great outdoor restaurant within the grounds for some incredible austrian food. The rides offer some pretty spectacular views of the city too. A great alternative way to spend an evening in Vienna.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I guess it could be fun for locals with small children. If you're a tourist, skip it ! It's not boring but there's more interesting things to do in Vienna IMO. We did the wheel and the train that goes around the entire park. Ok, but not WOW !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It is a little bit out of the city centre but we walked, not overly far. Lots of fun, a whole funfair surrounded by a large park. We spend an afternoon here, one of the highlights of vienna

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This amusement park is not sophisticated and full of white knuckle rides. Rather it is more gently and traditional and reminded me of the Southport pleasure beach of the 1970s. It has a relaxed pace and you can pay per ride or for several. The Wiener Riesenrad was our goal, as having visited previously many years ago in January it... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Prater is a park with all kinds of carnival or fair attraction which you have to pay for. There are old and new attractions that are all equally amazing. There are also many restaurants on this park that over really cheap meals and cheap drinks. Which gave us a good reason to visit this park three times

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We only went along to go on big wheel amazing views on a lovely clear day. There is a small exhibition about the wheel before you go through, you have to pass the inevitable photographer who takes four posed for photos which you can buy as you leave, it seems you can't go to any attraction anywhere in the world... More 

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Address: Prater 9, Vienna 1020, Austria
Phone Number: 728-05-16
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Leopoldstadt
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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Leopoldstadt
Welcome to one of Vienna’s trendiest quarters. The second district has witnessed a turbulent ride, from medieval swamp to vibrant Jewish quarter, from pleasure ground for the noble and humble to current hip residence and workplace of Vienna’s creative crowd. Cross the Danube Canal from the city center and take in life on Taborstrasse with its mix of old townhouses, churches, theaters, discount shops and ethnic restaurants. Head for Augarten via Karmelitermarkt, Leopoldstadt’s trendy marketplace. Baroque Augarten itself hosts a bizarre mix of manicured hedges and flowerbeds in front of a colossal World War II defense tower, the publicly accessible 300-year-old Augarten porcelain manufactory, the palatial boarding school and funky concert hall of the Vienna Boys Choir, and the modern art museum TBA21. At its opposite corner, The Prater not only houses the Giant Ferris Wheel but blends a bustling amusement park with lush woodland, perfect for a bike tour. Further east is the old derby racing ground of Krieau.