Kolariks Luftburg at Prater
© Kolariks Luftburg

Get ready for fun in the Prater

At regular intervals, entertaining events such as Family Sundays, Vacation Games or Prater Fairs take place at the Prater. And the Prater Adventure Tours offer guided tours on special topics – including a peek behind the scenes. This varied entertainment program is complemented by more than sixty cafés and restaurants, and ice cream and snack stands.

Go for a leisurely spin aboard the historic Giant Ferris Wheel, taking in the stunning views of the city from 64.75 meters above ground as Vienna's trademark Riesenrad revolves at a pedestrian 2.7 km/h.

Ever dreamed of introducing your children to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Angelina Jolie, Justin Bieber or Michael Jackson? A collection of 80 uncannily lifelike waxworks of famous people are waiting to make your acquaintance at Madame Tussauds on Riesenradplatz. Meet Empress Elisabeth aka Sisi at the new 5D attraction "Sisi Uncovered Experience".

Don't miss the beautiful meadows and play areas dotted around the six square kilometers that make up the Green Prater. Tip: hire your own bike rickshaw (near the rollercoaster) and explore the parts of the Prater park on and around the 4.5 kilometer Hauptallee - the park's tree-lined main thoroughfare.

Merry-go-round in the Prater
© WienTourismus / Karl Thomas
People on the Jesuit Meadow in Vienna’s Prater
© WienTourismus/ Karl Thomas
Madame Tussauds, Sisi Uncovered Experience
© Madame Tussauds Wien/Katharina Schiffl
Prater: Giant Ferries Wheel
© WienTourismus/MAXUM
Aerial view of the Prater with pleasure park
© WienTourismus / Karl Thomas
Lusthaus in the Vienna Prater
© WienTourismus / Popp & Hackner
Calafati Statue
© WienTourismus / Karl Thomas

Prater

Prater, 1020 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • 15 March to 31 October
      Main season
    • daily, 12:00 - 20:00
    • Weather permitting
  • Accessibility

    • Car parks Main entrance
      • Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        at Riesenrad (Giant Ferris Wheel) and Schweizerhaus (Waldsteingartenstraße)
    • Further information
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Wheelchair-accessible restrooms: Messegelände / Parkplatz, 1.-Mai-Strasse (in the middle), Calafattiplatz.

       

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Giant Ferris Wheel (Riesenrad)

Prater, 1020 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • daily, 10:00 - 22:00
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Automatic sliding doors   200  cm  wide )
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        at parking garage Ausstellungsstraße
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Access to all exhibition rooms and to the restaurant / café: no steps.
      Ramp for wheelchair, all special wagons of the Ferris Wheel are suitable for extra wide wheelchairs.

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Madame Tussauds

Riesenradplatz 1, 1020 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • Last entry: 5 p.m. daily, 10:00 - 18:00
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors )
    • Elevator available
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Reduced admission price for people with special needs.

    • Comments

      Elevator to each floor. Specially trained staff available.

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