"you have the Venice in Vienna park right here in the Prater"
Venice in Vienna entrance
Public DomainVenice in Vienna entrance Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
Venice in Vienna gondolas
Public DomainVenice in Vienna gondolas Österreichische Nationalbibliothek

     Venice in Vienna opened in the Prater in 1895. Oscar Maromek, a pupil of Otto Wagner, designed the attraction with replicas of Venetian buildings, navigable canals, and forty imported gondolas complete with gondoliers.