The Monastery as it now stands was built between 1686 and 1751 by Carlo Antonio Carlone and Jakob Prandtauer. It was constructed on the site of earlier Norman (consecrated 1074) and Gothic (consecrated 1291) churches, and its exterior has remained unchanged since 1751. The 214 metre west elevation is dominated by the Trumpeters' Tower over the main entrance, and by the towers of the church. The Eagle Fountain in the courtyard is by Sattler. The multi-level staircase, built between 1708 and 1714 and with stucco work by Manfred Maderni, is particularly attractive.

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