How long has the Oberammergau Passion Play been staged?

The Oberammergau Passion Play is said to have originated in 1633, when the people of this village in Upper Bavaria vowed to stage it in order to be rescued from the plague.

The play depicting Christ’s passion is performed every tenth year.

It is said to have originated in 1633, when the people of this village in Upper Bavaria vowed to stage it in order to be rescued from the plague. The play depicting Christ’s passion is performed every tenth year.

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