The city of Warsaw has much to offer. Here are some suggestions on how to spend your non-math time during your stay.

Music and theater

Royal Polish Opera: a small theater inside Łazienki Park.
Teatr Wielki: the big national theater, with opera, ballet, concerts.
The Warsaw Chamber Opera.
Polish comedy club: improv, stand-up and more, with an open mic in English every Tuesday.

Parks and nature

Park Łazienki and its many palaces and monuments.
The big Kampinoski National Park.
Excursions and cruises on the river Wisła.
Botanical garden of the University of Warsaw.
The unusual panoramic point on the roof garden of the University Library.
Palace Wilanów with its park and ponds.


POLIN, the museum of history of Polish Jews.
The museum of the Royal castle.
Modern art museum on the river Wisła.

Life in PRL, a museum of life under the communist People’s Republic of Poland before the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Warsaw Geological museum.
The Railway museum.


October 13-15: Warsaw Beer Festival.
October 27-30: Jazz Jamboree.
Until December 12: What’s Cooking? Jewish Culinary Culture.
November 18-26: Eufonie, the Central-Eastern Europe music festival.