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Praterstern

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Address: Praterstern U-Bahn Stop, Vienna, Austria
Phone Number: 004317295430
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Not crowdy

Expected much more , this fun fair is big but when u have been to Oktoberfest in Munich it becomes small Not very crowdy , a plus . Good for families with kids . Good range of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
marcoziegler
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332 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Expected much more , this fun fair is big but when u have been to Oktoberfest in Munich it becomes small Not very crowdy , a plus . Good for families with kids . Good range of fairground rides. Short cues, nice little beer gardens inside . Some where closed due to the season . Don't select prater within your... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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286 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In Vienna nothing is ordinary. This metro station is right example how metro station can be human. So called "Viennese stich" is present even here

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Malta
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"Praterstern" is a square a few hundred meters away from the amusement park and should not be confused with the amusement park which goes by the name of "Wurstelprater" or simply "Prater". On most occasions when I am visiting the city, I have to pass this busy square. It has never been a cultural highlight, but in spite of renovations... More 

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Eureka, California
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221 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I would not put this on the Top a Ten things to do. The giant ferris wheel is interesting because huge groups ride together. Apparently you can even dine in one. Other better parks in the world.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We went with our Vieanna card to the Prater. We did Madame Tussuad, the farris wheel, the two trains that run through the park. It was very lovely to walk around and experience the atmosphere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Went on the ferris wheel which at 9.50€ was not cheap nor expensive. View was interesting but not oustanding. The park itself was quite lively but a little tacky. Good range of rides and games though but watch for pickpockets.

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

My recommendation is to do the Vienna Card it give you and the kids a free pass for the transportation in the city and give you discounts in the park, a lot of 1+1 tickets for the roller coasters and more. The park is big and there are also a lot of food choices for the kids. You should take... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I use this station frequently because it offers many connection points, but keep an eye on your belongings because there are plenty of unsavory characters loitering about. A Billa is located in the station and is open for extended hours and on Sunday- just be ready to stand in line.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit! A place for adults to be big kids! We loved the log flume and some of the roller coasters. Entrance to the park is free and rides are reasonably priced. We went on the old Ferris wheel built in 1947 it cost us €8 for a 10minute ride but the views at the top were amazing!

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Western Cape, South Africa
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86 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

walk about lots of people around,late afternoon,on the way to the Ferris wheel very busy,locals and tourists. When enter the Prater park it was noisy but busy,I loved all the people,like a permanent play park..

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Staying in 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.