Must-see attractions in Prater & East of the Danube

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    Prater & East of the Danube

    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…

  • Porzellanmuseum im Augarten

    Prater & East of the Danube

    Restored to its former glory and reopened in 2011, this imperial pleasure palace harbours a new museum dedicated to exquisite Augarten porcelain. Founded…

  • Riesenrad

    Prater & East of the Danube

    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…

  • Würstelprater

    Prater & East of the Danube

    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…

  • Madame Tussauds Vienna

    Prater & East of the Danube

    This waxwork wonderland in the Würstelprater is a stage for a host of sculpted celebrities – Nicole Kidman, Michael Jackson and Johnny Depp star among…

  • Augarten

    Prater & East of the Danube

    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…

  • Johann Strauss Residence

    Prater & East of the Danube

    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…

  • Wiener Kriminalmuseum

    Prater & East of the Danube

    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…

  • Donauturm

    Prater & East of the Danube

    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,…

  • UNO City complex, Donaustadt.


    Prater & East of the Danube

    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…

  • Planetarium

    Prater & East of the Danube

    Austria's biggest planetarium is galaxies away from being its biggest draw. Vienna’s extraterrestrial and interstellar viewfinder is located on the edge…

  • Pratermuseum

    Prater & East of the Danube

    Sharing the same building as the Planetarium, this municipal museum traces the history of the Würstelprater and its woodland neighbour. For all the life…

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