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Location address: Deutschland, Berlin, Berlin
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O2 World (stylised as O2 World) is a multi-use indoor arena in the Friedrichshain neighborhood of Berlin, Germany, that opened in September 2008. Developed by Anschutz Entertainment Group, it was named O2 World, when O2 Germany purchased the naming rights. With a capacity of 17,000 people, it is home to the Eisbären Berlin ice hockey club and the ALBA Berlin basketball team, and is used for other ice hockey, basketball and handball matches as well as concerts. The surrounding area will be filled with various entertainment venues including a cinema, a casino, a hotel and various bars and restaurants. The arena hosted the 2008–09 Euroleague Final four. The arena was one of the most prominent elements of the Mediaspree urban redevelopment project, quickly gaining emblematic status in the debates surrounding the project’s impact.
O2 World is a multi-use indoor arena in Berlin, Germany that opened in September 2008.It was named O2 World when Telefonica O2 Germany purchased the naming rights.
It is home to the Eisbären Berlin ice hockey club and the ALBA Berlin basketball team, and is used for other ice hockey, basketball and handball matches as well as concerts.
The first band to play at the O2World was Metallica. But also Leonard Cohen, Coldplay and Alicia Keys performed here.