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Riesenrad

Prater 90, Vienna 1020, Austria
43 1 729 54 30
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This Vienna landmark has operated in the Wiener Volksprater for over 100 years.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“ferris wheel” (112 reviews)
“london eye” (19 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Prater 90, Vienna 1020, Austria
Leopoldstadt
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1 - 10 of 351 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the iconic ferris wheel made up of old railway carriages. It is part of a fairground with lots of different rides and eating stalls; a very lively place. I thought there was no queue, but discovered it happens AFTER you buy your ticket...More

Thank AnnieHiggins
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of four took the private 30 min cocktail cabin...finger sandwiches and drinks were of good quality. The private family time to chill and the views were priceless.

Thank 5StarDivaFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe not the top attraction of Vienna, but then one of the best known. Built in 1897 and still operational. It makes me think of the film “The Third Man” (Orson Welles) and the Riesenrad scene. The entrance to the Prater amusement park is for...More

Thank ludovicvn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

definitely worth a visit when you're in Vienna! you might wanna book your tickets in advance if you wanna save some time but it's very well organised so even if it's busy the time we spent in the queue was ok. we enjoyed it and...More

Thank Elli G
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We went there following a guide saying this attraction is a must see in Vienna. First of all, they only let you pay in cash. How is it possible that a tourist attraction doesn't have a debit/credit card reader? And am I supposed to carry...More

1  Thank And_F_82
Reviewed 14 June 2017

On offer was a Candlelight dinner for two going round and round in the historic Riesenrad. Billed as a romantic evening the continuing rotation and being on display by the public who paid their ten euros for a brief ten minute rotation while we sat...More

Thank DiningStar
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I'm such a fan of the Third Man so it was really fun to try out the big wheel. The tickets are a bit pricey but the views over the city are amazing. Don't bother with getting your photo taken at the start. It isn't...More

Thank Beth E
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Unlike many American amusement parks, you can enter this one free of charge and pay only for the rides you want to go on. The park has quite a few rides to choose from as well as gift shops and restaurants, but I recommend the...More

2  Thank Alicia M
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

For 10 euros you can ride the the famous Riesenrad (Ferris wheel) in Prater Park and enjoy a great view of the city. The cars hold about 10 people and look like they have been completely refurbished since my last trip to Vienna. It is...More

Thank OldEagle48
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We ordered tickets online the night before to jump the queue after traveling in from Bratislava. Just scanned the e-ticket from the phone and straight in. Very nice leisurely ride which last between 15-20 minutes and gives a great view across the city.

1  Thank TheHonestJoker
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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 centre and
take in life on Taborstrasse with its mix of old
townhouses, churches, theatres, discount shops and
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