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Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel

Description

The Giant Ferris Wheel, trademark of Austria's capital city and a symbol of Vienna's world-famous Prater, creates a very special point of reference for every visitor with its unmistakable silhouette, clearly visible even from great distances. A circular trip on one of the most significant and fascinating structures in the world, and the unique view of the city of Vienna, make the Giant Ferris Wheel an absolute cultural and architectural must for every visitor to Austria's capital.

Itinerary

The Wiener Riesenrad/Viennese giant wheel is a 64.75-metre (212 ft) tall ferris wheel at the entrance of the Prater amusement park in Leopoldstadt, the 2nd district of Austiras capital Vienna. It is now one of Vienna's most popular tourist attractions and symbolises the district as well as the city for many people.

Technical Data:

Total height 64.75 m Diameter of the Wheel 60.96 m (= 200 feet) Outer diameter of the Wheel 55.78 m Inner diameter of the Wheel 49.68 m Axle of the Giant Ferris Wheel 10.78 m long, 0.5 m thick, weight 16.3 t Weight of the Wheel 244.85 t Total weight of all iron structures 430.05 t Turning speed 0.75 m/sec = 2.7 km/h

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Wiener Riesenrad
Riesenradplatz 1
1020 Wien

Things to bring

Printed Voucher

Photo / Video Camera

Cancellation

Cancellations more then a week in advance only administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date : 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution

Additional Info

Duration: 0,5 hours

Departure times:

  • 01.01 - 06.01            10:00 - 21.45
  • 07.01 - 16.01            closed due to construction
  • 17.01 - 28. 02           10:00 - 19:45
  • 01.03 - 27.03            10:00 - 21:45
  • 28.03 -  31.08           09:00 - 23:45  
  • 01. 09 - 30.09           09:00 - 22:45 
  • 01.10 - 02.11            10:00 - 21:45
  • 03.11 -  16.11           10:00 - 19.45
  • 17.11 - 30.12            10:00 - 21:45
  • 31.12                       10:00 - 02:00