Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Vienna, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 1 km
Ascend 15 m
Descend 18 m

Explore Vienna in Austria with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in ViennaIndividual Sights in Vienna

Sight 1: Planetarium

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The Zeiss Planetarium of the City of Vienna is considered one of the most modern planetariums in the world. It is located in Vienna's Prater and is housed in a shared building with the Prater Museum. Together with the Kuffner and Urania Observatoryes, the planetarium is a specialized institution of the Viennese adult education centres.

Wikipedia: Zeiss Planetarium der Stadt Wien (DE), Website

272 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Giant Ferris Wheel

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The Wiener Riesenrad, or simply Riesenrad, is a 64.75-metre (212 ft) tall Ferris wheel at the entrance of the Prater amusement park in Leopoldstadt, the 2nd district of Austria's capital Vienna. It is one of Vienna's most popular tourist attractions, and symbolises the district as well as the city for many people. Constructed in 1897, it was the world's tallest extant Ferris wheel from 1920 until 1985.

Wikipedia: Wiener Riesenrad (EN), Website

109 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Madame Tussauds Vienna

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Madame Tussauds Vienna is a wax museum and tourist attraction located at the famous amusement park Wiener Prater in Vienna, Austria. It was founded by Marie Tussaud and is the eleventh location for the Tussauds franchise. It officially opened on 1 April 2011 by the former Austrian president Heinz Fischer. So far, it features more than 90 figures on three floors. Madame Tussauds is now owned and operated by the United Kingdom-based entertainment company Merlin Entertainments.

Wikipedia: Madame Tussauds Vienna (EN), Website

234 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Calafati

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The Calafati is one of the landmarks of the Wurstelprater in Vienna, along with the Ferris wheel and the Watschenmann.

Wikipedia: Calafati (Figur) (DE)

176 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Prater

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The Wurstelprater is an amusement park and section of the Wiener Prater in Leopoldstadt, Vienna, Austria.

Wikipedia: Wurstelprater (EN), Website

184 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Praterturm

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The Praterturm in Vienna Wurstelprater on parcel 59a is a Starflyer ride. It was opened on May 1, 2010.

Wikipedia: Praterturm (DE), Website


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