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Praterstern

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Address: Praterstern U-Bahn Stop, Vienna, Austria
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We really enjoyed the Ferris wheel, where the main topic of conversation among German, British and Italian couples on the gondola, was "why spend €400 on a romantic dinner, only... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Akron, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Lots of games, rides, and food! Amusement park is free to walk around, only pay to ride the rides. Even if by yourself it's interesting to see the unique rides.

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istanbul
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5,583 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Praterstern is an amusement park in the city center with very easy and convenient way of transportation by tram and metro services from many parts of the city.Entrance is free.During the weekend and night time,it is very crowded.So,recommend you to go there during day time.Nice spot to have some good time with yr kids and enjoy the time.Otherwise,if you ae... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Nostalgic and fun. We went for the Ferris wheel, Riesenrad, but stayed for the experience of an older parks attractions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We really enjoyed the Ferris wheel, where the main topic of conversation among German, British and Italian couples on the gondola, was "why spend €400 on a romantic dinner, only to be overlooked by gangs of 20 other Europeans laughing at you?" The poor couple knew they'd been rumbled, however contributed to a little entente cordiale, although without our French... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 609 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Compared to today's amusement parks today in the US, Hong Hong or Tokyo, this one has a lot of personality with its old attractions. But they are very old. Many are closed or empty. We didn't feel like going up the bog wheel, but we had a quick (bad) pizza in one of the fast food eateries at the entrance.... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

There are a lot of different playground in the Prater. The entrance is free but at the different playstations you have to pay mostly 2-5 EUR. The Madame Tussaud is lcated at the entrance, you have to buy a ticket. There are many restaurant in the Prater and they are really good ones, you can try the local food&drink. Next... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Good place to spend a few hours and have fun, but prepare you wallet! The rides are not cheap and are not very long either. It was fun anyway.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Entrance to the park is free and the rides are very reasonably priced. We rode most of the roller coasters and they were amazingly fun. At night the place comes alive with lights and has a great atmosphere. This is a must do for people who want a night of exhilarating fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The madame tussauds was great!!! Worth the money. Been also on the wheel, also fun. It's a shame you need to pay for each ride separately, because there are some rides who costs too much. There's also the feeling that anyone can open a ride and asks for money as much as he wants

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It is full of life and children and people having a great time. Lots actually I have never seen so many attractions in one amusement park...so many choices! Great place to take photos and most important there are a lot of restaurants to have a great time in.

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Address: Address: Praterstern U-Bahn Stop, Vienna, Austria
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Leopoldstadt

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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.