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Oberammergau

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Oberammergau by Annette Von Altenbockum
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The once-a-decade performance of The Passion Play is a great reason to visit the town of Oberammergau and this appealing guide to the town, its history, and traditions shows why visitors come for the play and then stay for the culture. It is filled with stories and photographs of local inhabitants and their remarkable woodcarvings, intricately painted frescoes, and lovely forested mountains. The text features up to date tourist information as well as fascinating local history, including the story of how the Plague inspired the town's first Passion Play performance. Celebrating every facet of a unique and popular destination, this book is an ideal souvenir for anyone who has visited Oberammergau, and a superior reference guide for those wishing to travel to this remarkable part of the world.

Author Biography

Annette von Altenbockum is the author of many children's and adult books including The Munich Hofbrauhaus (Prestel).
Release date Australia
March 20th, 2010
Country of Publication
Germany
Illustrations
150
Imprint
Prestel
Pages
128
Dimensions
195x235x13
ISBN-13
9783791350233
Product ID
3816755

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