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The Vienna Prater

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Address: Prater 9, Vienna 1020, Austria
Phone Number: 728-05-16
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No

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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Family Fun AT Vienna Prater

Our daughter loves going to this amusement park. It's one of the oldest parks in the world and it has so much variety of amusement for all ages. You can stroll the park for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
ottawa, ontario

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Prater Amusement Park is the oldest in the world. It's famous for it's large Ferris wheel made from trolley cars. The bumper cars are fun, too.

Thank basteeg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Actually the Prater is the entire area of parks and woods stretching over a large part of the 2nd dirstrict. The Wurstel Prater is a smaller Part with lots of thrill rides and some smaller rollercoasters. Therer is no general entrance fee and you pay per ride taken. Prices are high for the bigger rides (around 5€ per ticket). If... More 

Thank Paspy7711
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This amusement park in the city is wonderful place. We were traveling with our grandchildren and after visiting museums took then here. The rides are great and they have this unbelievable places that you enter and have all kind of obstacles that make you laugh and challenge you to keep on going The local restaurant is great. Full of local... More 

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ottawa, ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our daughter loves going to this amusement park. It's one of the oldest parks in the world and it has so much variety of amusement for all ages. You can stroll the park for hours. There is no fee to enter the grounds. The rides are pay as you go.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love amusement parks and the Vienna Prater was great. I rode only a few of the rides since we did not have a lot of time, but I loved all of them...except for the Riesenrad, which is a little bit overrated in my opinion. And for an amusement park the attractions were really unexpectedly cheap.

Thank ZhanaTrifonova
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Prater considering we may enjoy a ride on the Riesenrad, one of Vienna's most popular tourist attractions. Unfortunately we found it rather commercial than attractive. We entered the small building printed in blue in front the Giant Ferris Wheel, payed 9 euro each, waited for the red wooden cabins to stop and get inside before the mechanism starts.... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

went twice in summer and winter, i don't recommend in winter as the amusement park is all closed except for the big wheel, in summer its amazing and huge fun for all ages

Thank Diana K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We have been there for visiting the Christmas market. It was a lovely place with a lot of adventurous rides including this giant ferris wheel. Your kids will definately love this place.

Thank SebnemZ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During my recent visit to Vienna I dutifully visited the Prater, fired by the desire to see the Ferris wheel which dominates the attraction and is one of the most famous landmarks in all Vienna. The Riesenrad was everything I could have hoped for, but I found the rest of the amusement park a trifle disappointing. I appreciate that I... More 

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Annandale, VA (located just outside Washington, DC)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 6 was ending our 4 day stay in Vienna. The amusement park has numerous rides but our focus was on the large Ferris wheel. It was a wonderful nostalgic ride as we viewed Vienna from on up high. The ride is actually an enclosure with seats and windows that can accommodate up to 10 people. Since it... More 

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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.