On the other side of the roof, two eagles represent the state of Austria on the left and the city of Vienna on the right. The 450-ft-tall pinnacle, affectionately called “Steffl” (Stevie) was the main lookout point for the city. By Hapsburg decree, no other church spire was allowed to be built taller.

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