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Beautiful day

Oberammergau is a great place to visit for a couple hours. Lots of wood carving shops and lovely... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Scituate, Massachusetts
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Passion of Christ - every 10 years WOW

Wow to the theater that holds 4600 persons per performance!! Wow to the organization of everyone... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Oberammergau is a great place to visit for a couple hours. Lots of wood carving shops and lovely views along with beautiful painted houses.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Wow to the theater that holds 4600 persons per performance!! Wow to the organization of everyone to pull this off. Wow to the perseverance of Towns Folk holding up to the onslaught of those attending the theater. Wow to the Town Folk who have the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Track1089
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is a small town and I enjoyed the tour of the facility as part of the visit. It is good to know but not spectacular. I was glad to learn about the customs and involvement of the town community on this Passion Playhouse performance...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

As the Passion Play is only every decade and next in 2020 there is no chance of seeing the show but there is a small museum with some of the wardrobe, an extended explanatory film in several languages and a storyboard outlining the historical context...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank FairCityFrasie
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The home of the Passion Play, performed every decade... What to do in between? Well, in this simple theatre opera and other events are performed every year when the PP has a pause. Next time up is 2020. There will be crowds... The plays have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vierdank
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Overall the museum is a great overview and historical representation of the Passion Play. The docents are very kind and helpful. They have a movie in different languages and you can visit the theatre if it is open. No credit cards are taken for entrance.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank td397
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We were led on a guided tour by a local resident of Oberammergau, who described how the village comes together to perform the passion play. It was excellent. We really got a feel for why and how they do it, the dedication - and the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank shirlz356
Reviewed 9 June 2018

To visit this theatre and listen to the whole explanation of the passion games of Oberammergau is a must when being in southern Bavaria

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jakub H
Reviewed 19 May 2018

The simple wooden theater is home to the Passion Play. Unfortunately, it only takes place once every decade. For the rest of the time, it serves as an event and performance venue. When I visited, there was some event going on outside the theater with...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We have entered the theater to have a look inside. The wooden structures were fine and internal atmosphere pleasant. We learnt that the Passion Play would be conducted in every 10 years time and the coming one would be in 2020. Nonetheless, other operas and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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26 December 2018|
Response from Track1089 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry did all my reservations thru Tauck Tours. You could see if their website passionstheather de has English and then a contact us feature.
Andrew H
18 September 2017|
Response from chickandbeast | Reviewed this property |
I dont know of an agent but the websites available on google will let you book your own route often without money down especially bed and breakfasts. The thing you do have to keep in mind is check in and check out as most... More
Terry T
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Ours was also booked through our tour company. Our guide was local though and spoke very good English. Maybe check if they have a local tourist office or ask the hotel you are staying at if they can help.