Warsaw after hours

Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland, located in east-central Poland, on the Vistula River.
Warsaw is an alpha global city, a major international tourist destination and a significant cultural, political and economic hub. The city is a significant center of research and development, BPO, ITO, as well as of the Polish media industry. Furthermore, the city is positioning itself as a cultural center with thriving art and club scenes and renowned restaurants.

We invite you to familiarize yourself with our suggestions for spending your free time right after the conference.

Tripadvisor confirms! Warsaw is a beautiful place to explore.

Top 10 attractions in Warsaw by Jauntful

Worth seeing

Old Town and Surroundings

Walking the streets of the Old and New Towns allows you to rest from the the bustle of central city life.
Atmospheric alleys, squares, and cosy cafés create a unique sense of history, and in the summer, the Old and New Town Squares become stages for musical and theatrical performances and open-air galleries.

National Art Museum

The museum contains a rich collection of exhibits from antiquity to modern times.
Tuesday free etrance.

The Royal Łazienki

The Royal Łazienki was King Stanisław August’s summer residence, in which a classicist architecture is harmoniously blended with its natural surroundings featuring fabulous gardens.
Thursday free entance to all buldings inside.

University of Warsaw Library

The biggest attraction of BUW-u is a garden on the rooftop of the building, which is one of the largest and most beautiful roof gardens in Europe.
Free etrance.

Museum of the History of Polish Jews – Polin

The permanent exhibition opened in 2014 shows 1,000 years of coexistence of the Polish and Jewish.
Thusday free etrance.

The Warsaw Rising Museum

The Warsaw Rising Museum was opened on the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of fighting in Warsaw. The Museum is a tribute of Warsaw’s residents to those who fought and died for independent Poland and its free capital.
Sunday free etrance.

Zachęta – National Gallery of Art

Zachęta is one of the oldest showrooms in Poland. The building was erected in the years 1898-1900 according to a design by Stefan Szyller.
Thursday free entance

Palace at Wilanów

Palace in Wialnów is the summer residence of King Jan III Sobieski. It is an excellent representation of European Baroque. Great park.
Sunday free entrance

Museum of Modern Art

Brand new and operating actively, the museum focuses on the latest trends in the art of the 20th century and contemporary times.
Free entrance all days.

The Fryderyk Chopin Museum

Frederic Chopin is the best known resident of Warsaw. He spent the first 20 years of his life in the city. The mission of the Fryderyk Chopin Museum is to cultivate the memory of the great composer and to make information about his life and work available to a wide audience.
Every Sunday free entrance to the museum.

The Palace of Culture and Science

Constructed in 1955, the Palace of Culture and Science (Polish: Pałac Kultury i Nauki; abbreviated PKiN) is a notable high-rise building in Warsaw, Poland. It is the center for various companies, public institutions and cultural activities such as concerts, cinemas, theaters, libraries, sports clubs, universities, scientific institutions and authorities of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Motivated by Polish historicism and American art deco high-rise buildings, the PKiN was designed by Soviet architect Lev Rudnev in “Seven
Sisters” style and is informally referred to as the Eighth Sister. The Palace of Culture and Science is the tallest building in Poland, the eighth-tallest building in the European Union and one of the tallest on the European continent. It is 237 metres (778 ft) tall, including the structural 43-metre- high (141 ft) spire.

Copernicus Science Centre

The Copernicus Science Centre is a huge space where we discover learning mechanisms and cognitive processes in children and adults. By using our exhibits, every day over a thousand visitors show us how differently one can learn and discover the surrounding world.

Concerts

Gogol Bordello

American Gypsy punk band from the Lower East Side of Manhattan, formed in 1999 and known for theatrical stage shows and persistent touring.

26&27.11.2017, Klub Stodoła, Warszawa, ul. Stefana Batorego/10

Ulver

Norwegian experimental musical collective founded in 1993, by vocalist Kristoffer Rygg. Their early works, such as debut album Bergtatt, were categorized as folklore-influenced black metal, but have since evolved a fluid and increasingly eclectic musical style, blending genres such as rock, electronica, symphonic and chamber traditions, noise, progressive and experimental music into their oeuvre.

27.11.2017, Progresja Music Zone, Warszawa, ul. Fort Wola/22

Nothing More

American rock/metal band formed in 2003 from San Antonio, Texas. The current members are vocalist/additional drummer Jonny Hawkins, lead guitarist Mark Vollelunga, bassist Daniel Oliver and their newest drummer, Ben Anderson. The ensemble has released five studio albums to date, including their self-titled album released in 2014. The lead single off their self-titled debut, entitled “This is the Time (Ballast)”, hit number 1 on the Mediabase Active Rock chart and number 2 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart.

27.11.2017, Klub Hydrozagadka, Warszawa, ul. 11 Listopada/22

Lany

American three-piece alternative band from Los Angeles, California, United States.

27.11.2017, Klub Proxima, Warszawa, ul. Żwirki i Wigury/99a

Him

Finnish gothic rock band from Helsinki. Formed in 1991 by vocalist Ville Valo and bassist Mikko “Mige” Paananen under the name His Infernal Majesty, the band broke-up in 1993 however, before being reformed in 1995 by Valo and guitarist Mikko “Linde” Lindström. After being rejoined by Mige, as well new additions keyboardist Antto Melasniemi and drummer Juhana “Pätkä” Rantala, the band, now called HIM, released their debut album Greatest Lovesongs Vol. 666 in 1997. HIM is internationally one of the most commercially successful Finnish bands of all time, with sales of over ten million records. The band have released eight studio albums, five compilations, three video releases, two box sets, along with one live and one remix album. HIM’s music and their logo, the heartagram, have also appeared in several
films and TV series, such as The Thirteenth Floor, Transformers, Viva La Bam and LA Ink.

28.11.2017, Klub Stodoła, Warszawa, ul. Stefana Batorego/10

Mew

Danish alternative rock band, consisting of Jonas Bjerre (lead vocals), Johan Wohlert (bass) and Silas Utke Graae Jørgensen (drums). Johan Wohlert left the band in 2006 before the birth of his first child, but made a return in 2013 while the band were in the studio, before making his first live appearances
since his departure in 2014. Guitarist Bo Madsen left the band in June 2015. This was confirmed in a statement on the band’s official website on 1 July of the same year. Whilst their music may be classified as indie and on occasion progressive rock, Bo Madsen said “I usually
say we are ‘indie stadium’. A mix between ‘feelings’ and ‘thinking’ is usually good”.[2]

28.11.2017, Klub Niebo, Warszawa, ul. Nowy Świat/21

Helloween Pumpkins United

The only PUMPKINS UNITED concert in the Poland! Here comes the sensation for all Helloween fans: you believed in it for years and continued to ask for it – now is the time: in Fall 2017, Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen will once again mount a Helloween stage together and resurrect the band’s legendary original line-up.

28.11.2017, Hala Sportowa “Koło” OSiR Wola, Warszawa, ul. Obozowa/60

Milky Chance

German folk group originating from Kassel. It consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Clemens Rehbein, DJ and producer Philipp Dausch, and guitarist Antonio Greger. Their first single “Stolen Dance” was released in April 2013, peaking at No. 1 on charts in multiple countries including Austria, France, Belgium (Wallonia), Switzerland, Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary. It also won the 1Live Krone radio awards for Best Single. Their debut album Sadnecessary was released in October 2013, with singles such as “Down by the River”. The album peaked at number 14 in Germany, and in 2014 SPIN named
Sadnecessary their Album of the Week.

29.11.2017, Progresja Music Zone, Warszawa, ul. Fort Wola/22

Art and culture

Metro Musical

Polish musical with music by Janusz Stokłosa and lyrics by the female duo of Agata and Maryna Miklaszewska. Its director and the choreographer was Janusz Józefowicz. The storyline focuses on a group of youngsters who, for various reasons, decide to live in the subway tunnels. The play, initially staged in Warsaw’s Dramatic Theatre – Teatr Dramatyczny, (pl) – was a major success in Poland. It was also the first privately funded performance to be staged in post-war Poland and the first to feature a modern scenic design including an extensive use of lasers.

26-29.11.2017, STUDIO BUFFO, Warszawa, ul.Konopnickiej 6

Pilots Musical

THE PILOTS is a musical inspired by historical events of the 1930s and 1940s–primarily the Battle of Britain. It is also a deeply emotional tale about love, brutally interrupted by World War 2. The two main characters are Jan, a young Polish pilot, and Nina, a cabaret actress and singer in the pre-war Warsaw.

26-29.11.2017, Teatr Muzyczny ROMA, Warszawa, ul. Nowogrodzka 49

Prapremiera Dereszczowca

Prapremiera Dreszczowca is an adaptation of the play, which triumphs in London as The Play That Goes Wrong. A funny story about an amateur theater, that everything bad can happen on the day of the premiere … Comedy about actors and their work, about the backstage of the theater, about the mechanisms and the troubles of illusion.

26-28.11.2017, Och-Teatr, Warszawa, ul. Grójecka 65

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Play by Edward Albee first staged in 1962. It examines the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George. Late one evening, after a university faculty party, they receive an unwitting younger couple, Nick and Honey, as guests, and draw them into their bitter and frustrated relationship.

26-27.11.2017, Och-Teatr, Warszawa, ul. Grójecka 65

Szymon Majewski – Evening FOCHu

Szymon Majewski – one of the most popular Polish presenters and satirists, who still surprises with the freshness of his ideas. Unique, different each time, always premiere – this is an evening in Och-Theater with Szymon Majewski! “Theatrical Renewal Project” is a monologue full of uncontrolled and unpredictable jokes.

28-29.11.2017, Och-Teatr, Warszawa, ul. Grójecka 65

Instant

Love story. Young. Contemporary. Accidental. Deep and true. The love of two young, timid hypersensitivity. The thing about the delicacy of feelings. Art convinces us that the greatest gift and happiness is to love. Know what love is, because not everyone is given …

28-29.11.2017, Och-Teatr, Warszawa, ul. Grójecka 65

Beautiful heartless

Jean Cocteau wrote this text especially for Edith Piaf, who has played countless
times with great success. For the Polonia Theater, the text was reinterpreted by Edward Wojtaszek, a highly regarded theater director. Long night in the hotel room. The woman in love is waiting for her partner – this is a torture for her, and every murmur, the sound of the elevator or the ringing of the phone increases her longing and anger.

28-29.11.2017, Och-Teatr, Warszawa, ul. Grójecka 65

Pretending to be a victim

Contemporary Russia. Laughter through tears and to dissolution and then
terror. Young Wala, despite being a university graduate, chooses a rather unusual job in the police – he pretends to be a victim during a local vision. However, the reconstruction of the crime does not lead to finding the real culprit, proving simply a premise, the simplest of them …

29.11.2017, Och-Teatr, Warszawa, ul. Grójecka 65

Convicted for Love

Do you believe in horoscopes? The character of the comedy Convicted for Love are able to subjugate their entire future. A well-known writer at the right age has lost two wives in the past and earned a substantial sum of money from their insurance policies. Now she is preparing for a third marriage with a younger than her 38 years old attractive girl. He also bought her a life insurance policy…

26-28.11.2017, Teatr Komedia, Warszawa, ul. Słowackiego 19a