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This Vienna landmark has operated in the Wiener Volksprater for over 100 years.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Riesenradplatz 1, Vienna 1020, Austria
Prater
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Reviewed 5 days ago

one of the best views of the city of vienna its from the wiened reisenrad .the wheel of vienna and it is really a nice break of the city center

Date of experience: November 2019
15  Thank paralia_beach_Greece
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our time on the Ferris wheel. Judging by several other reviews, we were very lucky not having to queue (there’s no way I would have queued for an hour!). We got straight on the wheel and the views were pretty. It was nice seeing...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Nicola_E_3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a really very nice way to see the city. My plan was to arrive at dusk so that my daughter and I could actually see most of the city however I did not account for daylight savings time and we arrived at 5...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Stacey S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn’t think this was good at all. I bought skip the line tickets and still waited in a very long line, at least an hour. Went at 7:00pm and really couldn’t see much of the old Vienna, maybe it’s better during the day or...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Doris S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the big wheel was a very nice experience. The view is unique. Staff could be a bit more friendly.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 202tonv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of fun!!! We discovered that you could have a private 3 courses meal in one of the wheel’s cabin. Amazing

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ste1050
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated in the 'Prater' area of town, you'll see the giant Ferris wheel from the distance. Relatively cheap to ride, worth getting skip the queue tickets in advance though so save a bit of time. Rather than your usual Ferris wheel the 'cars' for this...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank LadyMooMcr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I do not like Farris Wheels that I had to do this one. Luckily there were only a few of us in the car. Great views from the top.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Terry327
Reviewed 11 October 2019

The ferris wheel goes extremely slowly and they pack the cars full of too many people. It's hard to take pictures, but the views of the city are pretty, especially at night which is when we chose to go. Would I do it again? No....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank B Z
Reviewed 8 October 2019

I enjoyed my ride on the Wheel very much because of the nostalgia and also the lovely views of Vienna. Unfortunately I was upset because the man at the admission office wouldn't let me in showing my mobile payment. Fortunately I had carried with me...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Annie W
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NouranM92
26 July 2019|
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Response from bas t |
yes providing you are not about to drop there are place to sit and plenty of standing room as they dont overload the cars and it takes about 12 minutes the views are amazing
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Stefan_Stoyanov
8 September 2017|
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Response from Horrified-of-London | Reviewed this property |
It's sufficiently close to the centre of town that the lights of Vienna AND the lights on the Danube will be visible... but whatever time of day, please make sure you DO take a ride - it's a magical memory!!
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