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Prater

Amusement park

Travel Tips

Food and Dining

Enjoy a leisurely dinner at one of the numerous food stalls. 1

Iconic Rides

Don't miss a ride on the iconic Riesenrad Ferris wheel. 2

Unique Views

Enjoy a Langos and take a ride on the Prater Turm for breathtaking views of Vienna. 3

Try the Prater Turm for thrilling views of the city. 4

Visit at night for a unique view of the city lights. 5

The Wiener Riesenrad Ferris wheel operates year-round, offering historical exhibits and city views. 6

Planning and Tickets

Park is free to enter, pay by the ride. 7

Try to visit during off-peak hours to avoid long lines. 8

Consider buying tickets in advance for gourmet wagons or special rides. 9

Overall Experience

A fun afternoon out for both locals and visitors. 10

Visit for both the views and the amusement rides. 11

Introduction

History

  • πŸ“œ Origins: The Prater was first mentioned in 1162 and became a public park in 1766.
  • πŸ‘‘ Royal Hunting Ground: Initially used as a hunting ground by Emperor Maximilian II.
  • 🎑 Wurstelprater: The amusement park area began to develop after Emperor Joseph II allowed the establishment of coffee houses and cafΓ©s.
  • 🌍 World's Fair: Hosted the 1873 Vienna World's Fair, featuring the Rotunde, the largest dome in the world at the time.
  • πŸ›οΈ Modern Developments: The area has seen significant development, including the construction of the Ernst-Happel-Stadion and the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

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Main Attractions

  • 🎑 Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel: One of Vienna's most famous symbols, offering panoramic views of the city.
  • πŸ‘» Ghost Trains: Multiple spooky rides including the Alt Wiener Ghost Train and the Great Ghost Train.
  • 🎒 Roller Coasters: Various thrilling rides such as the Boomerang and the Vienna Roller Coaster.
  • 🎠 Children's Rides: Kid-friendly attractions like the Children Autodrome and the Merry-go-round.
  • πŸ” Food Stalls: Numerous food options including Bitzinger's sausage stand and the Rollercoaster Restaurant.

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Events

  • 🎩 Magic World Vienna: A unique combination of magical shows by world champions Anca and Lucca Lucian.
  • πŸ›οΈ Children's Flea Market: Held on September 15th, 2024, where young merchants sell toys and electronic items.
  • 🎠 Prater-Monday: Vorteilsclub members enjoy discounts at over 40 Prater companies every Monday.
  • πŸŽ‰ Seasonal Events: Various events throughout the year, including holiday celebrations and themed festivals.

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Opening Hours

  • πŸ•’ 24/7 Access: The park is accessible around the clock all year round.
  • 🌞 Main Season: Attractions generally open from 11:00 AM to 1:00 AM from March 15 to October 31.
  • ❄️ Off-Season: From November 1 to March 14, some attractions may open depending on the weather.
  • ⏰ Variable Hours: Individual attractions have their own opening times, which can vary based on the day of the week and weather conditions.

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Admission and Prices

  • 🎟️ Free Entry: Admission to the Wurstelprater is free of charge.
  • πŸ’Ά Attraction Fees: Individual attractions charge between €3.50 and €15.00 per ride.
  • πŸ‘₯ Group Rates: Some attractions offer group rates; inquiries should be made directly to the respective business.

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Transportation

  • πŸš‡ U-Bahn Access: The Vienna U-Bahn has three stops along the Prater.
  • πŸš‰ Wien Praterstern: A major railway station located near the park entrance.
  • 🚢 Walking Paths: The park is pedestrian-friendly with numerous walking paths.

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Travel Information
πŸ“žΒ Β Β Phone: +43 1 7292000
🌐   Website: https://www.praterwien.com/startseite/
πŸ“Β Β Β Address: 1020 Vienna, Austria
πŸ”—Β Β Β Profiles: YouTube Instagram

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