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Address: Ludwig-Thoma-Strasse, Oberammergau, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: +49 8822 94136
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One of the painted buildings

This is just one of the famous houses of Oberammergau with its exterior frescos. The painting represents Jesus before Pilate. All the painted buildings are worth seeing; just... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 28, 2016
Betula103
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

This is just one of the famous houses of Oberammergau with its exterior frescos. The painting represents Jesus before Pilate. All the painted buildings are worth seeing; just stroll through the town.

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Vernon, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Here you can see the famous woodworkers at their craft. Great pride in their work. Of course, the acclaimed painted exterior is what draws many people, but be sure to step inside.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

There are not many places where you can enter and really get something without paying any admission. This is such a place. Here you can really see how they make all those little wooden figures. Also my children loved it.

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

This building along with the other painted buildings make Oberammagau a lovely place to wander around on a sunny day

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Bad Bayersoien, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

The Pilatushaus is a must-go destination for visitors who like local hand-made items. They can watch artisans and craftsmen work their trades. A tip for families with children on a rainy day!

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

This is the place to visit to watch wood carving and other crafts men at work. Also possible to buy some of their lovely craft works.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

The place is quite difficult to find because there is no obvious sign around. We missed it for twice! After entering the wooden house, an experienced and friendly old sculptor was there doing his work. Works are beautiful and special. But as a tourist spot, it is a bit disappointing due to its small scale.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Worth to visit, a lot of woodart and so beautiful.. Go there for people love the art of wood working 👍🏼 i will be go back to this place for sure

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Norristown, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2015

In Oberammergau, as part of a GCT tour, on our free time, we visited the Pilatushaus which features some amazing wood carvings. Ad mission is free and it opens at 1:00 PM each day. There is usually an artist doing some carving or painting. It is worth a short visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Great place to visit! Entrance is free, and you get to see the woodworkers carve different things. There is a beautiful garden outside, and a gift shop in the store with works created by local carvers. Worth seeing!!!

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