The bizarre monument is located on the summit of the Buchensteinwand in the Pillersee valley, at an altitude of 1,456 metres.
Live view from web camera of the building. Photo: Jakobskreuz
Containing several meeting and meditation rooms and five viewing platforms, the so-called Jakob's Cross lies on the Jakob's Way, a pilgrimage route across Austria.
The cost of the structure was around €1.9 million.
Architect's rendering of the cross-building in the evening. Photo: Jakobskreuz