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Everything You Need To Know When Planning Your Visit To Vienna Ferris Wheel

From bustling shopping places to amazing sightseeing places, fine dining places to incredible food, Vienna has it all. Being one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Vienna is filled with an array of places to visit, and the Ferris Wheel is not to miss when in Vienna. 

Set amidst the chaotic and brightest Prater amusement park, the Ferris Wheel Vienna was built in 1897. The giant structure and iconic construction make it one of the most visited attractions in Vienna. Thousands of tourists visit Ferris Wheel every day for fun, adventurous rides, and the views it offers. 

If you are planning a visit, then keep reading to know Vienna Ferris Wheel hours, how to reach it, and everything about it.

Vienna Ferris Wheel | Visitor Information At A Glance

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  • What are the Vienna Ferris Wheel timings?
    The Vienna Ferris Wheel hours for opening are from 10.00 am to 07.45 pm.
  • Where is the Vienna Ferris Wheel located?
    The Vienna Ferris Wheel location at Gaudeegasse 1, 1020 Wien, Austria.
  • How many visitors does the Vienna Ferris Wheel see every year?
    The Vienna Ferris Wheel attracts ten thousand visitors annually from all over the world.
  • Does Vienna Ferris Wheel have parking facilities?
    No. Vienna Ferris Wheel doesn’t have any parking facilities. However, parking facilities are available nearby.
  • What is the best time to visit the Vienna Ferris Wheel?
    Evening hours are the best time to visit the Vienna Ferris Wheel.

Vienna Ferris Wheel Timings

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Best Time To Visit Vienna Ferris Wheel

Vienna Ferris Wheel is one of the famous attractions in Vienna. The attraction attracts thousands of tourists every day. While at Ferris Wheel, don’t miss the thrilling “Wilde Maus“, which is a nostalgic roller coaster with 180-degree turns and views. 

It is important to know the best time to visit the Vienna Ferris Wheel to get the most out of the visit. The best time to visit can depend on the week and the time of the day.

The best time to visit Vienna Ferris Wheel is: 

  • Weekend vs Weekday: Choose weekdays over weekends as the weekends at Vienna Ferris Wheel are usually more crowded. Avoid visiting the Vienna Ferris Wheel during holidays as it receives huge crowds on holidays. 
  • Best Time In The Year: The best time to visit the Vienna Ferris Wheel during the year is April to May or September to October. The shiny spring and falls attract lesser crowds. June and August's months are more crowded and rates are sky-touching.
  • Best Time In The Day: Evening time is the best time to visit Vienna Ferris Wheel in a day. The shiny city lights and shimmering Ferris Wheel seems astonishing during these hours.

Where Is the Vienna Ferris Wheel Located?

Address - Gaudeegasse 1, 1020 Wien, Austria

The Vienna Ferris Wheel location is at the entrance of Prater Park, which is an amusement park. Set in the heart of the city, the park houses carousels, halls of mirrors and laughter, ghost trains, and roller coaster rides for visitors. 

Closest landmark: Prater Park

Getting To The Vienna Ferris Wheel In Vienna

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By Road

Vienna Ferris Wheel is located in the city center and easily reachable by road. Visitors can take a personal car or private taxi to reach the Ferris Wheel.

Parking Facilities 

There are no parking facilities at the landmark, however, there are plenty of paid parking facilities available nearby. The nearby parking is: 

  • Stuwer-Garage
  • Prater parking lot (Ausstellungsstraße)
  • Free parking lot (Messe Parkplatz A)
  • Parkhaus A. Reed Messe AG



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Know Before You Visit Vienna Ferris Wheel

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After a tiring day, treat your tastebuds to the delicious food of Vienna. The famous restaurants and cafes are:

  • Wiener Riesenrad, Vienna - Imagine, enjoying a candlelight dinner on Giant Ferris Wheel. Don’t miss enjoying a thrilling yet romantic candlelight dinner on the Ferris Wheel in Vienna. 
  • Rollercoaster Restaurant Vienna - The restaurant is known for its amazing vibe, decoration, and local ingredient-based food. You can enjoy different food and beverages here. 
  • Hard Rock Cafe Vienna - Featuring a combination of great music and high-quality American cuisine, the Hard Rock Cafe features indoor seating for visitors.
Stay - This is a Photograph of Luxury stays
  • Budget stays - Hotel Babula am Augarten (1.3 km), Novotel Suites Wien City Donau (1.6 km), Ibis Budget Wien Messe (1.6 km)
  • Comfort stays - Hotel IMLAUER Wien (1.2 km), ibis Styles Wien Messe Prater (1.0 km), The Social Hub Vienna (1.6 km), Motel One Wien-Prater (2 km)
  • Luxury stays - Hotel Grand Ferdinand Vienna (3.1 km), Hotel Imperial (2.7 km), Vienna CityApartments (3.0 km)
Rules
  • Children between the age of 3 to 14 will require a child ticket. The children should be accompanied by adults. 
  • Children below 3 years and pregnant women are advised not to take a Ferris Wheel Ride. 
  • Dogs are allowed inside, however, they should be with a leash and a muzzle.
  • Carry your tickets with proof ID.
Thing To Do Nearby - This is a Photograph of Thing To Do Nearby
  • Panorama Museum - The museum Panorama features an exhibition that features the city’s history and stories about the Prater.
  • The Hofburg - The Hofburg is a beautiful palace complex located in the heart of Vienna. The palace houses a fascinating museum, a church, and chapel, and the Austrian National Library. 
  • St. Stephen's Cathedral - Considered the most religious building in Vienna, St. Stephen's Cathedral has seen Austrian history. 
  • Belvedere Palace - The Belvedere Palace is known for the Upper Palace and Lower Palace. The interior architecture, temporary art exhibitions, and art collection are not to miss.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Visiting Vienna Ferris Wheel

Q. Where is the Vienna Ferris Wheel located?

A. Vienna Ferris Wheel location is Gaudeegasse 1, 1020 Wien, Austria. The Vienna Ferris Wheel is located in Prater Park amusement park.

Q. What are Vienna Ferris Wheel timings?

A. The Ferris Wheel Vienna opens daily from 10.00 am to 9.45 pm.

Q. How big is the Vienna Ferris Wheel?

A. The height of the Vienna Ferris Wheel is 212.4 ft. with a diameter of 200 ft.

Q. How long does it take to explore the Vienna Ferris Wheel?

A. It will take around 1-2 hours to explore the Vienna Ferris Wheel.

Q. What is the best time to visit the Vienna Ferris Wheel?

A. The best time to visit the Vienna Ferris Wheel is on weekdays when there is a lesser crowd.

Q. How to get to the Vienna Ferris Wheel by public transport?

A. You can take a train, tram, bus, or metro to reach the Vienna Ferris Wheel by public transportation.

Q. How to get to the Vienna Ferris Wheel by road?

A. You can book a private cab to reach the Vienna Ferris Wheel by road.

Q. Is it worth visiting Vienna Ferris Wheel?

A. Yes, visiting the Vienna Ferris Wheel is worth it. The Vienna Ferris Wheel is known for its  212.4 ft. height and thrilling ride. The ride offers mesmerizing views of Vienna city.

Q. Is there an age limit to visit the Vienna Ferris Wheel?

A. No. There is no age limit to visit the Vienna Ferris Wheel.

Q. Are wheelchairs provided in the Vienna Ferris Wheel?

A. No. Wheelchairs are not provided in the Vienna Ferris Wheel.

Q. Is there free parking at the Vienna Ferris Wheel?

A. No. There is no free parking available at the Vienna Ferris Wheel. There is some paid parking available nearby.