Oberammergau Passion Play Tourist attraction in Oberammergau, Germany

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Map gps coordinates: 47.599722, 11.061667
Address: Passionswiese 1, 82487 Oberammergau, Germany

The open-air theatre of Oberammergau Passion Play is a nicely structured construction with a Christian cross sign at the main entrance located in Oberammergau, Germany. The main stage of the theatre has two entrances with a decent sitting arrangement for the audience.


After completing the licentiate in theology, Albert Schweitzer was nominated as an acolyte in 1900. Albert got the opportunity to witness the Oberammergau Passion Play that year. Oberammergau Passion Play is a play that has been being performed since 1634 as a custom by the occupants of the town of Oberammergau, Bavaria, Germany. Othmar Weis, J A Daisenberger, Otto Huber, Ingrid H Shafer, Christian Stuckl, Rochus Dedler, Marcus Zwink, Eugen Papst, and the inhabitants of Oberammergau was the writer of the play. The music of the play was composed by Dedler. The play has been performed on open-air stages in the village since the inception of the play. The play has four separate manuscripts that were written during the 15th and 16th centuries.

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