If you search on Google and type Bercy, you will not necessarily find what you are looking for, at least not if you are looking for information on the concert venue named Bercy. The reason is simple, as the official name of the concert venue is not Bercy, but Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy.
Bercy is in fact the name of an area in Paris, France, in the 12th district. The nearest metrostation to the concert venue is named the same as the nickname of the concert venue, Bercy. It might be that you do not know the concert venue as Bercy or as Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, but you might know it by the abbreviation: POPB. So, if you are looking for information about Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, POPB or about Bercy, you will find it here.
The venue was finished in 1984 and it is an indoor arena often used for popular and hot events like concerts, sport events such as tennis, basketball, boxing, cycling and other sports. Depending on the event somewhere between 7000 and 17000 people can be seated in Bercy, this very interesting looking venue designed by three architects; Andrault-Parat, Prouvé and Guvan. The special design can easily be recognizes because of its pyramidal shape and the walls are covered with sloping lawn.
For music events and normal concerts the max limit is 17000 spectators.
This arena can be compared to the O2 Arena in Prague, the Sportarena in Budapest or maybe the O2 Arena in London.
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