Prostitution to be banned in Viennas Prater area

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Street prostitution is to be banned in large areas of Vienna’s Prater district from September. It is thought that as a result many of the prostitutes will move to the industrial zone in Liesing. Residents in Liesing are worried that this will result in problems and conflicts in Liesing with the prostitutes already working there. […]

Christina Stürmer named first Madame Tussauds Vienna statue


Pop star Christina Stürmer will be the first personality to be displayed at Vienna’s Madame Tussauds.Museum officials said today (Weds) the Austrian singer’s wax clone will be on show at the venue in the city’s Prater amusement park from 17 August, with around 70 further statues to follow in spring when the museum officially opens.Stürmer […]

Women’s Run Vienna a boost for health and tourism industry


Around 20,000 women are expected to take part in the 23rd Frauenlauf women’s run at Vienna’s Prater park next month.A new record was set last year as more than 18,000 registered participants took part.The tourism industry is expecting a boost from the 30 May event too since runners from 70 different countries led to soaring […]