Best known for the Wurstelprater amusement park, Prater is a public park whose history dates back to 1162. The land passed through the hands of noble families for several centuries, until Emperor Joseph II opened the park to the public in 1766. Visit the Krieau, a horseracing track, and see Austria's largest stadium, Ernst Happel Stadium. The main pathway, known as Hauptallee, is closed to vehicles and lined by horse chestnut trees. Take a ride on the park's Ferris wheel or try out bumper cars, carousels, roller coasters, and ghost trains. The amusement park even features a Madame Tussauds wax works cabinet. Put Prater and other Vienna attractions into our Vienna day trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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Ben hier meerdere keren geweest, ook op verschillende momenten van het jaar, en het blijft een mooie ervaring. Het reuzenrad is een must zowel overdag als in de avond. En je kunt er ook prima eten in ... more »Have been here several times, also at different times of the year, and it remains a beautiful experience. The Ferris wheel is a must both during the day and in the evening. And you can also eat fine in the Schweizerhaus or in Eisvogel, just what you fancy.
Se non avete troppo tempo da dedicare al Prater, oltre alla imperdibile Ruota, consiglio di fare anche il giro col trenino Lilliputbahn per ammirare la bellezza del parco, che è vasto, ma almeno se ne... more »If you don't have too much time to devote to the Prater, in addition to the unmissable Wheel, I also recommend to take the ride by the Lilliputbahn train to admire the beauty of the park, which is vast, but at least you have an idea. Kids go crazy for the playground!!!
One can surely find his or her most favourite game or theme park entertainment for any given age at day or night. It's a quite nice place to spend a day with the loved ones.
It was a really cool experience. When we turned up, around 12pm, there was almost no one is the park, it was surreal. Eventually everything opened up and we had a great afternoon. It was definitely worth the short journey out to the park.
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