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Address: Prater 9, Vienna 1020, Austria
Phone Number: +43 7280 516
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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
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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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Popped across the river to have a ride on the wheel on our way to dinner. All over quite quickly but good views and interesting to look at the structure of the wheel and see it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Popped across the river to have a ride on the wheel on our way to dinner. All over quite quickly but good views and interesting to look at the structure of the wheel and see it in operation.

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Thank Tim H
Galway, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the attractions of Vienna. Great views on top of the famous Ferris wheel. Visit Madame's wax museum before going on wheel

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I came here because I had seen that seminal movie “The 3rd Man” is a long time ago but I had not done my homework properly and did not realise that this was a substantial fun park and that the Ferris wheel was only a small part of the attraction. To make matters worse I came at around 10 o’clock... More 

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Thank Nicky S
Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

New the park would be closed but were only interested in going on the ferris wheel anyway. Loved the experience on going on such an iconic structure. The ride itself takes about 20 mins to do a full rotation so plenty of time to get the photo shot you wanted. Not to everyones taste, but i'm glad we seen and... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic view from the big wheel. Little pricey if you are a family given that you are only on there for around 15 minutes but the view is worth it. We went when it was very quiet, almost had a carriage to ourselves which was nice. There is a brief museum under the wheel to stroll around prior to jump... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband loves amusement parks and wanted to visit the Prater based on its history. The ferris wheel was nice and the ticket fees were included with our Vienna Passes. We visited in late November. Most of the park was closed which gave it a sad abandoned carnival vibe. The Christmas market was almost the only venue for food and... More 

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McLean, VA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took a spin on the large Ferris wheel and it was a nice view of Vienna. I would not make a special trip to this amusement park or the Ferris wheel given all the wonderful things to do in Vienna.

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Thank DiscerningTraveler88
Norwich, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We researched prater before we went there, but oh what a waste of time. We thought that there were beer gardens and places to eat and a Christmas feeling. There is nothing there, well the big wheel but no atmosphere or beer gardens. Perhaps this is only in the summer?

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Thank Gordonbennett61
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This giant wheel gives a good view over the city. Especially nice to go at night. The ride last for about 15 min

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Amersham
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Why bother? Vienna is all about culture and history, not tame roller coaster rides and tacky side shows. It doesn't have the homely appeal of Tivoli in Denmark so we gave it roughly 10 minutes of our time just to see what it was like and then headed back into the centre of town.

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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.
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