Why the attraction of the Viennese Prater has been preserved for centuries is easily explained: Even if times have changed, the aspirations of people have remained the same. Today, like then, we dream of being part of an adventure, of being bedazzled, of being heroes. In short, to put reality aside for a few hours and be immersed in a world full of fun and excitement. And where would that be better than in released theVienna Prater?
Ever since Emperor Josef II released the Vienna Prater for general use in 1766, the green paradise in the heart of Vienna quickly became the most popular attraction for young and old. Swings, carousels, inns and puppet theatres formed the basis for an incomparable meeting place for amusement seekers to this day.
The entertainment offered has changed over time, of course. However, the spirit of the Viennese Prater has remained through family owned and operated attractions passed down from generation to generation. Today the Vienna Prater with its historical background, its legends and anecdotes and its charming mixture of lovingly preserved