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The location of U2's second gig in Berlin on 04 November 1981 they played their first German TV gig for the WDR show Rockpalast. In front of a mere 350 fans (with a capacity of 2000) the band played a mixed set, broadcast to the public on 06 March 1982. Starting in the golden 1920es the Metropol had been planned and used as a theatre, cabaret, musical hall, cinema and much more. OOnly towards the end of the 1970es it was also used for dance and concert events. For a short time there was an upper-class club inside, that went bankrupt after a few months. Since then, concerts or parties have taken place in the building on an irregular basis.

In 2019 it reopened under its original name Metropol with various events.


Nollendorfplatz 5, 10777 Berlin


Berlinkarte Nr. 9 | Nearest U-Bahn station: Nollendorfplatz (U1, U2, U4). The Metropol is located directly opposite the U-Bahn station.


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