„48 hours ICC“: More than 30,000 Berliners and guests of the city visited the currently unused International Congress Centrum Berlin (ICC) last weekend
- Open Monument Day: The ICC Berlin was open to the public for the first time in ten years from September 8 to 10
Berlin, 11. September 2023 More than 30,000 Berliners and guests of the city took advantage of the Open Monument Day and came to the ICC Berlin last weekend. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the former congress center was open to the public, offering special insights behind the doors that have otherwise been closed for ten years. Numerous halls and foyers of the architectural icon from the 1970s could be visited in their original condition. Highlight and popular photo spot for visitors was the roof terrace, which offered a view of the radio tower of the exhibition grounds and the City West of Berlin.
The visitors were also able to talk to contemporary witnesses. Among them were the light artist Frank Oehring, the former ICC sound engineer Theodor Przybilla and the long-time ICC janitor Erwin Larisch.
Opening ICC Berlin as part of the Open Monument Day has been made possible by visitBerlin and the Berlin Monument Authority in collaboration with the Senate Department for Economic Affairs, Energy and Public Enterprises as well as the Berlinische Galerie and Messe Berlin.
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