Nearly 400 years ago the history of the Passion Play began. The plague raged in many parts of Europe and did not spare Oberammergau either.
In 1633 the Oberammergau villagers promised to perform the suffering, death and resurrection of Christ every tenth year, in so far as no one was to die of the plague anymore. The villagers were answered by God and therefore in 1634 the first Passion Play took place. The promise has been kept until today. From May 16th to October 4th 2020 the 42nd Passion Play will take place in Oberammergau.
For the first time Youth Days to the Passion Play will take place in Oberammergau from 7 to 10 May 2020.
The focus for young adults will be the visit of an final rehearsal, supplemented by a varied and colourful accompanying programme.
Tickets are available from 8 euros.