"Oberammergau -the Passion Play and painted houses" Top 5 Page for this destination Oberammergau by Janni67

Oberammergau Travel Guide: 74 reviews and 251 photos

Who has not heard of Oberammergau, the world-famous village in the Bavarian Alps? The name at least is familiar to most people. Oberammergau has became world famous because of the passion plays performed in the village every ten years. More than 2,000 Oberammergau villagers will take part in the passion plays, fulfilling the solems promise of their forefathers to perform a play depicting the passion of Christ.

The latest performance was in 2000 --will you be there in 2010?

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  • mvtouring's Profile Photo
    Feb 15, 2008 at 2:40 AM

    Thanks for the lovely tips ;-)

  • terps94's Profile Photo
    Jul 10, 2004 at 2:26 PM

    I've been to this beautiful city a couple of times but unfortunately when I was living in Germany I asn't able to get a ticket to the passion play. hopefully next time

  • Helga67's Profile Photo
    Jan 9, 2004 at 2:05 PM

    I heard of the name but didn't know it was such a pretty town.

  • prleprle's Profile Photo
    Dec 10, 2003 at 11:20 AM

    I read about Oberammergau and it's passion plays in an funny XIX ct. english book and always was wondering how that place really looks like. You gave that place some lights!!!

  • bugalugs's Profile Photo
    Nov 26, 2003 at 12:53 PM

    I too holidayed with my mum and visited here over 30 years ago. Such a beautiful place, it was snowing when I was there!

  • truus_s's Profile Photo
    Nov 26, 2003 at 3:58 AM

    Obberammergau is a so nice place!!I like it!!

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