The Vienna Prater is a very spacious, extremely popular area in the district of Leopoldstadt and has always served Vienna as a source of relaxation, entertainment, and closeness to nature. Highlights of this area are the Prater Amusement Park with the Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel, which is its world-famous landmark, and the green Prater Park. The Prater Hauptallee is very popular with walkers, runners, and cyclists, but there are also many traditional Viennese restaurants such as the beer garden Schweizerhaus, the children’s paradise Kolariks Praterfee, and numerous other sights. The Prater is one of the areas most frequented by tourists because of its extraordinary variety of activities and sights.
For kids and families: Green Prater Park features countless playgrounds, including the Jesuitenwiese (Ranch Playground), the Arenawiese, and Meiereiwiese. Hiking paths, cycling routes, picnic places, skateparks, and ball sports courts are aplenty. Another highlights include the Prater – BMX Trail Zirkuswiese bike park as well as two amusement parks – Kolariks Praterfee and Kolariks Luftburg & Kinderwelt. Numerous attractions are available at the Prater Amusement Park, like kids’ birthday parties, as well as at the Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel. For schools, a Vienna history-learning package is offered by the Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel. Numerous family restaurants and kid-friendly cafes are provided, in addition to the Prater Panorama Train and Prater Liliputbahn Mini-Train.

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