German Sights

Places to See in Oberammergau

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Oberammergau: Passion Play Theatre
Oberammergau: Passion Play Theatre
The theatre is a popular tourist destination even in years when there is no Passion Play. It houses a museum of the history of the play and puts on regular opera and musical events.
  • Oberammergau: Passion Play Theatre
    The theatre is a popular tourist destination even in years when there is no Passion Play. It houses a museum of the history of the play and puts on regular opera and musical events.
  • Oberammergau: Pilate's House
    This is one the best-known of the 'painted houses'. The frescoes on the exterior were painted in the 18th century and on one side show Christ before Pilate (thus the name of the house) while inside is a museum with a permanent exhibition of painted glass as well as an area where visitors can watch local crafts experts at work.
  • Oberammergau: The Forstamt
    Another example of a building with a decorated exterior - this one is used by the local forestry commission.
  • Oberammergau: Hansel and Gretel Haus
    A close-up of one of the famous frescoes on the Hansel and Gretel Haus. The art of religious fresco painting later developed into secular content - the Little Red Riding Hood House is nearby.
  • Oberammergau: Woodland Chapel
    This is the chapel a short way up a popular mountain trail to the PĆ¼rschlinghaus. Oberammergau is also a popular destination for outdoor activities in summer.
  • Oberammergau: Ski Area
    This is a view of one of the winter activities - the ski area on the Kolbensattel. This particular side is suitable for most levels of skier - the route from the other cable car in the village is more suited to those with greater experience. More details are available in the Oberammergau section on SkiGermany.com.

Oberammergau

Frescoes in Oberammergau

Towns Along The German Alpine Road