The Giant Ferris Wheel in the Prater is one of the city’s symbols. Almost 65 meters tall, it offers a breathtaking view of the city on the Danube.
The Giant Ferris Wheel was erected in 1897 to mark the 50th year of Emperor Franz Joseph’s accession to the throne. It has been an enduring features of the city’s skyline ever since. Situated right near the entrance to the Wurstelprater amusement park, its cabins offer a wonderful view of the city and the Prater. The diameter of the wheel is almost 61 meters, the entire iron structure weighs 430 metric tons. The wheel turns at a speed of 2.7 km/h.
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Place: Prater, 1020 Wien
Prater 1020, Wien, RakúskoPrice