Ernst Happel Stadium - Madonna
Vienna, Austria -1020
The Ernst Happel Stadium is located in the center of the Prater, a huge Vienna recreation area near the Danube river. It’s about 20km from the airport, and can be reached via tram number 21 or bus numbers 83A and 84A.
The Ernst Happel is also accessible via the recently opened U2 undergournd line, just get out at the “Stadion” stop.
The Ernst Happel Stadium in Leopoldstadt, the 2nd district of Austria's capital Vienna, was known as the Prater Stadium prior to 1992. It was built between 1929 and 1931 for the second Workers' Olympiad to the design of German architect Otto Ernst Schweizer. The stadium was renamed in honour of Ernst Happel following his death in 1992. The stadium was host to seven games in UEFA Euro 2008, including the final which saw Spain triumph over Germany. It also served as a Holocaust prison during WWII.