Prater & East of the Danube attractions

Top Choice Park in Prater & East of the Danube

Prater

Spread across 60 sq km, central Vienna's biggest park comprises woodlands of poplar and chestnut, meadows and tree-lined boulevards, as well as children's playgrounds, a swimming pool, a golf course and a race track…
Museum in Prater & East of the Danube

Porzellanmuseum im Augarten

Restored to its former glory and reopened in 2011, this imperial pleasure palace harbours a new museum dedicated to exquisite Augarten porcelain. Founded in 1718, Augarten is the second-oldest porcelain manufacturer…
Ferris Wheel in Prater & East of the Danube

Riesenrad

Top of every Prater wish list is the Riesenrad – at least for anyone of an age to recall Orson Welles' cuckoo clock speech in British film noir The Third Man (1949), set in a shadowy postwar Vienna. Built in 1897 by…
Amusement Park in Prater & East of the Danube

Würstelprater

No matter your age, you are forever 10 years old with money burning a hole in your pocket at the Würstelprater. Come summer, this funfair throngs with excitable tots and big kids, gorging on hot dogs and candyfloss …
Museum in Prater & East of the Danube

Madame Tussauds Vienna

This waxwork wonderland in the Würstelprater is a stage for a host of sculpted celebrities – Nicole Kidman, Michael Jackson and Johnny Depp star among them. Other figures such as Emperor Franz Josef and his beloved …
Park in Prater & East of the Danube

Augarten

This landscaped park from 1775 is dotted with open meadows and criss-crossed by paths lined with elm, lime, chestnut and maple trees. You can kick a ball in one section, let the kids stage a riot in a playground in …
Museum in Prater & East of the Danube

Johann Strauss Residence

Strauss the Younger called Praterstrasse 54 home from 1863 to 1878 and composed the waltz, ‘The Blue Danube’, under its high ceilings. Inside you’ll find an above-average collection of Strauss and ballroom memorabil…
Museum in Prater & East of the Danube

Wiener Kriminalmuseum

The Vienna Crime Museum is a gruesome chapter in the Viennese obsession with death. It takes a tabloid-style look at crimes and criminals in Austria and dwells on murders in the last 100 years or so with particularl…
Tower in Prater & East of the Danube

Donauturm

At 252m, the Danube Tower in Donaupark is Vienna’s tallest structure. Its revolving restaurant at 170m, one of several spots to eat within the tower, allows fantastic panoramic views of the city and beyond – the foo…
Notable Building in Prater & East of the Danube

UNO-City

UNO-City, or Vienna International Centre as it is officially known, is home to a variety of international organisations, but mainly houses the UN’s third-largest office in the world. Multilingual guided tours lastin…