Oberammergau is a town in Germany with an amazing story. Several ages back, at 1632, Oberammergau was around the cusp the Black Plague. Oberammergau's people made a vow that if he spared their city from the plague that was inevitable, they would regularly perform the Passion Play as a indication of repentance. After this pledge, unbelievably, actually miraculously, nobody died.
So in 1634, the initial Passion Play has been staged in town. On the first year of every decade the play has performed since 1680. Other than during WWII and at 1770, the Oberammergau Passion Play has played uninterrupted each decade.
The Oberammergau Passion Play transforms the village. In the last Passion Play 2010, there were kids and 2,000 adults . The point, the https://www.storeboard.com/blogs/general/are-you-aware-the-amazing-oberammergau-passion-play-story/1040318 costuming, the entire amphitheatre is transformed. One interesting portion of the narrative is that sailors who have lived at the village for a minimum of 20 years or have been born there may be in the play. The Passion Play 2010 has been sold out within days of tickets being released into wholesalers the tradition and popularity continues today. Say it's a wonderful'once-in-a-lifetime' experience.
Because you can imagine, the Passion Play adventure is on travelers bucket-list.