Praterstern

Praterstern, Vienna: Address, Phone Number, Praterstern Reviews: 4/5

Tours and Tickets

The area
Neighborhood: 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.
How to get there
  • Praterstern • 4 min walk
  • Messe-Prater • 10 min walk
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kunsaha
89 contributions
Was a good fun place to spend the day
Aug 2019
Kids and in general adults can have a great time here, Its a bit different compared to other parks. Here entry is free however you need to pay to get on different rides. I imagine this makes it more accessible to people.

The rides were not bad, some hard scary ones and some normal ones too.
lots of food and drink around
was very hot that day so we were forced to have a lot lot of ice cream, otherwise a great place to spend the day
Written November 26, 2019
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Miyoko G
338 contributions
Christmas market is very gorgeous!
Nov 2019
I visited the place after the running sushi tasting on weekend. There is a big Ferris Wheel running and some musics were ready on the streets. There are many Christmas market mini stores selling the punches, hot wines, langos, chimney cakes, gifts, and so on. It's a good location to visit free for couples, families, friends.
Written November 17, 2019
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MDG042014
Philadelphia, PA13 contributions
wonderful park
Oct 2019
My husband & I went there on a beautiful weekday afternoon in October; it wasn't;t crowded, but her got to ride the traditional ferris wheel and the very high swings. We both went on the wonderful Liliputin train. We found a great cafe for a nice lunch. It was a great afternoon.
Written November 6, 2019
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Meldy
2 contributions
Riesen Rad
Aug 2019
My kids loved the riesen Rad in Vienna. You can see the whole city and it is really amusing. Its one of the perfect locations to visit while traveling with children and you get to keep them busy while enjoying the beautiful view. The sunset is really something
Written September 28, 2019
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FeltSuit
Rumford, Rhode Island, United States250 contributions
Nice Park and Ferris Wheel. Look and Leave.
Jun 2019
A beautiful park and ferris wheel. If you have kids it may be a fun afternoon. I'm a big Third Man fan so I had to see the Ferris Wheel, but it was something like $16 or more at the gate for one person. You might do better if you get a package deal or get them in advance.
Written September 15, 2019
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samtrip12345
Charlottesville, VA991 contributions
The of ferris wheel of the old city
May 2019
Right here on the U-Bahn stop! Easy to get to, and gives the same feeling of the old city (and see the new Vienna!) from the top.
Written August 17, 2019
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Sasha Edwards
17 contributions
You got the cash, they’ve got the coasters
Aug 2019 • Friends
Fantastic theme park that absolutely exceeded my expectations. It’s not an exaggeration to say that several rides were on par with (or even surpassed) the thrill of their counterparts in Alton Towers or Thorpe Park. Though most rides come to around €5 - with the large Ferris wheel being €12 - the rides completely make it worth your while. The staff are extremely friendly, with one woman at the information centre even offering to hold our bags in the back until the end of the day. Plenty of places to snack and an array of rides for everyone, for both those who are not fans of coasters and those who love them. An all round pleasant experience and a memorable day for me and my seven friends. DISCLAIMER: many prices do not accept card, so bring cash!
Written August 11, 2019
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aprinkibas
Cheshunt, UK350 contributions
A lot of fun but be prepared to pay a lot!
Aug 2019 • Family
Went today as first day in Vienna. Kids loved it but be aware that you will spend a lot! Cheapest ride is €3 to €5. It’s a big place and you can easily spend the whole day there. A must see in Vienna.
Written August 1, 2019
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Olga Wuifbaua
Graz, Austria341 contributions
little fun, overpriced!!!
Jul 2019 • Family
A Weekend with the Kids in Vienna also means spending a day in the Prater which sums up to a minimum of € 200,- just for some rides and some Food. €5,- Minimum for a ride is just tooo expensive!
Written July 23, 2019
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Helena P
United Kingdom64 contributions
Blackpool with better cakes
Jun 2019 • Couples
We visited the Prater on a rainy Sunday with the main intention of seeing the famous 'Third Man' ferris wheel. Easy to get to on the underground, the Prater was a mix of modern and old fashioned fairground rides. The ferris wheel itself (Wiener Riesenrad) is accessed via a small museum of automated scenes dating from the 1900s. Fascinating - it's worth spending 10 minutes looking at them before going on the ride. We didn't have to queue long to get on the wheel (12 Euros each adults) and the view at the top is impressive.
The Prater is a great venue for families. There are rides for all ages and tastes. I can recommend the cafe beneath Madame Tussaud's at the main entrance. Inside is a rather plush art deco cafe and the cakes are top notch.
Written June 26, 2019
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