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Top Choice Theatre in Oberammergau

Passion Play

A blend of opera, ritual and Hollywood epic, the Passion Play has been performed every year ending in a zero (plus some extra years for a variety of reasons) since the late 17th century as a collective thank you fro…
Museum in Oberammergau

Oberammergau Museum

This is one of the best places to view exquisite examples of Oberammergau's famously intricate woodcarving art. The village has a long tradition of craftspeople producing anything from an entire nativity scene in a …
Theatre in Oberammergau

Passionstheater

The Passionstheater, where the Passion Play is performed, can be visited as part of a guided tour. The tour provides ample background on the play’s history and also lets you peek at the costumes and sets. Ask the to…
Bavarian in Oberammergau

Mundart

Mouthwateringly light, 21st-century versions of Bavarian classics await at this trendy, baby-blue and grey themed restaurant near the train station. The menu is reassuringly brief, prices reasonable and the service …
Notable Building in Oberammergau

Pilatushaus

Aside from the Passion Play, Oberammergau's other claim to fame is its Lüftmalerei, the eye-popping house facades painted in an illusionist style. The pick of the crop is the amazing Pilatushaus, whose painted colum…