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2. District: Leopoldstadt - Vienna Prater
A must-see for your holidays in Vienna: the Prater
The second district of Vienna, also known as Leopoldstadt, is an island. This Viennese district, which is also home to the famous Prater in Vienna, is located on an island between the Danube Canal and the River Danube and a great place to rejuvenate during your holidays in Vienna.
The second district of Vienna is famous among guests to the city for predominantly one attraction: the Vienna Ferris Wheel in the Prater. This Viennese monument has been turning since 1897 in the Prater amusement park. From the gondolas of the giant ferris wheel you will have a stunning view across Leopoldstadt, Vienna, and the nearby surroundings.
Sightseeing tips for the 2nd district: For your holidays in Vienna
While spending your holidays in Vienna you might want to explore more of the Austrian capital: the second district is also home to the Augarten Park, the Prater and so much more. Especially charming is the Karmeliter Market which takes place daily (except Sundays) on the square in front of the Karmeliter Church. Small shops and cosy cafes are typical of this Viennese district.
Leisure pursuits during your holidays in Vienna: Leopoldstadt in Vienna's 2nd district
In the south of Leopoldstadt in Vienna you will find spacious green parks that are ideal for jogging and outdoor recreation. The Ernst-Happl Stadion, the largest football stadium in Vienna, is also found in Leopoldstadt, Vienna. Right next door is the modern Vienna Reed exhibition centre, which is home to international exhibitions, congresses and trade shows.
Many guests appreciate the central location of the Leopoldstadt during their holidays in Vienna. The first district, the Inner City, can be reached in only a few minutes walk. From the Schick Hotels Hotel Stefanie and Hotel City Central, both located in the 2nd district, you will reach the first district of Vienna in just 2 minutes. Book your hotel room for your holidays in Vienna online now.