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2020 Passion Play Oberammergau Tours

 The 2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau

In 2020, the little German village of Oberammergau will once again host its traditional rendition of the Passion Play; the open-air theatre event of Jesus Christ’s life and death. The play has been performed by the village every ten years for over 380 years. With the upcoming 2020 performance, many tour operators are adapting their current tours or creating new ones to allow you to visit one of the most spectacular performances.


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The Oberammergau Passion Play is regarded as one of the most important passion plays in the world and it portrays the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The play is in German with English follow along booklets. The play tells the story of Jesus’ visit to Jerusalem and his crucifixion. There will only be 102 performances from May 16th to October 4th 2020. Each performance is shown in 2 parts lasting 2.5 hours each, with a 3-hour interval. There will be around 450,000 visitors for the Passion Play, over half of those will be international guests who have gathered from around the world. The dramatic backdrop of the Alps can be seen through the open air theatre and each performance will seat 4,400 spectators.



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