Giant Ferris Wheel

Local nameRiesenrad
LocationVienna, Austria

Known as the Wiener Riesenrad, this Ferris wheel is one of the most popular attractions in Vienna, offering a superb view of the city from its top. Being almost 65 metres tall, it was the tallest Ferris wheel in the world up until 1985.

Riesenrad appeared in a number of films and literary works including a James Bond movie and Simon Mawer's The Glass Room.

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Opening hours

The wheel opens daily between 9 am and 10 am and closes between 8 pm and 12 am depending on the season. Check the official website.


Adults: €12
Children (3 - 14): €5
Children (under 3): Free

More information and contact


Official Website



Phone +43 1 729 54 30

Address Riesenradplatz 1, 1020 Vienna, Austria

Coordinates 48°12'59.931" N 16°23'45.215" E

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