Berghain/Panorama is probably the most infamous techno club on the planet. Housed in a former power generation plant on semi-wasteland in East Berlin it is a club like no other. The structure is huge, a mass of ominous steel and concrete. It has the capacity for 1500 people, but on any night they could fill that two or three times over. The club opens on a Friday night and doesnʼt close until Monday afternoon, with the average visitor typically staying in excess of 10-12 hours. A stringent no camera policy as well as a close ranked clique of clubbers has led to a wash of rumour mongering and speculation about what takes place behind its imposing walls.
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