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A town of southern Germany in the Bavarian Alps south-southwest of Munich. It is famed for its Passion plays, held every ten years since 1634 in thanksgiving for deliverance from the Black Death in 1633.
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(German oːbərˈamərɡau)
(Placename) a village in S Germany, in Bavaria in the foothills of the Alps: famous for its Passion Play, performed by the villagers every ten years (except during the World Wars) since 1634, in thanksgiving for the end of the Black Death. Pop: 5363 (2003 est)
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(ˌoʊ bərˈɑ mərˌgaʊ)

a village in S Germany, SW of Munich: passion play performed every ten years. 4664.
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On the Continent of Europe, indeed, they still survive, after a fashion, in a single somewhat modernized form, the celebrated Passion Play of Oberammergau. In England by the end of the fifteenth century they had been for the most part replaced by a kindred species which had long been growing up beside them, namely the Morality Plays.
Whether it is the 15-day Jewels of Europe, sailing between Amsterdam and Budapest, the new 12-day Spectacular South of France, that focuses on the food, wines and iconic sights of the Burgundy wine region, or taking in the once a decade performance of the Passion Play in Oberammergau as part of Scenic's Danube cruises, Scenic is putting forth a stellar program of experiences for new and returning guests.
Elsie Miller then presented stamps and postmarks issued every 10 years for the Passion Play at Oberammergau.
Oberammergau Passion Play 2020 Tours This opportunity, which arises once every 10 years, is not to be missed.
This experience was notable in the passion plays, cutting across cultures, from the Oberammergau Passion Plays to our Filipino Senakulo
Tour highlights Free time to explore Oberau and celebrated Garmisch-Partenkirchen Visit beautiful Neuschwanstein Explore 'Passion Play' village, Oberammergau Enjoy a Christmas Day Lunch at your hotel Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager Five nights' three-star half-board hotel accommodation, return flights and transfers *Book by 16 July 2018 quoting promo code KANE.
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In summer 2017, he will conduct a new production of Der Fliegende Hollander at the Passionstheater Oberammergau in Germany.
The Oberammergau Passion Play: Essays on the 2010 Performance and the Centuries-Long Tradition
Oberammergau is well-serviced by bus and train so for a second walk of 15k, head for Staffelsee Lake.
Excursions to Linderhof Palace & Oberammergau ?