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Archive: Apr 2017

I got 99 meters but the Rathausmann ain’t one…

Rathausmann

Have you ever walked past the Rathaus (City Hall) and wondered about the statue of the man on top of the central tower? While not particularly unusual, like most things in Vienna, this one has a story.  And it has to do with Kaiser Franz Josef, an assassination attempt, and the Votivkirche just down the…