Primaverii palace

Herastrau, Primaverii neighborhood

Safety Factor, Day: 10                                            Tourism: 8
Safety Factor, Night: 9                                            Traffic: 9
Average Price: 6                                                          Nightlife: 9

Area description: Primaverii neighborhood is known as  the neighborhood of the nomenclature of the Ceausescu regime between 1950 until 1989. It is an elegant, elitist, eclectic, discussed, disputed, controversial and shaken by scandals part of the city. After 1970 Ceausescu has decided to close the area for the “normal” people. People were not allowed to walk in to the area. The area has been opened after the Romania Revolution in December 1989. It was officially opened, you could walk around, look at the houses, go to visit somebody that lived there but if you were thinking of buying a house, you could forget about it! This is the most expensive  area in Bucharest, and it’s still lived/owned by the new politicians and business men.

house in Primaverii

house in Primaverii

In terms of administration, Primaverii neighborhood belongs to Sector 1 and it’s located in the north of the capital. The neighborhood is bounded on the west by Avenue Aviators and Charles de Gaulle, in the south by Dorobanti and in east by Jean Monnet school.
Herastrau neighborhood takes its name from the biggest parks of Bucharest.
It is an expensive area of Bucharest, known for the new buildings, the lovely park and the crazy summer nightlife.

*Tip: The park has 3 entrances. The Charles de Gaulle entrance is one of the biggest entrance to the park. It is the part of the park were you go for a walk,  to relax or to have a drink at a quiet terrace. The Triumf Arch entrance is the entrance to one of the most beautiful open air museums, Muzeul Satului( The Village Museum ). The entrance around Soseaua Nordului is known for the high class restaurants around the lake witch transforms to clubs after midnight.

Village museum

Village museum

Being one of the most beautiful spots of the city in terms of architecture, buildings and surroundings, Herastrau area is in the same time renowned for its shopping boutiques. For the posh and upper as in money wise-class, you can find luxury stores

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Transportation: There is one metro station, making it accessible from any point in the city: Aviatorilor, easy to reach Televiziunea Romana, Herastrau Park and Primaverii.
Buses: 182. Gara de Nord, Victoriei, Cal. Dorobanţilor, Primaverii
131. Piaţa Arcului de Triumf, Herastrau, Cal.Dorobanţilor, Piaţa Romană.

Bucharest subway map

Bucharest subway map

The Vibe: You can be eccentric or bohemian, classy or with the eyes on the hot silicon babes. Herastrau, Primaverii has it all!

Full list of the best restaurants, bars and clubs:The best restaurants, bars and cafes in Herastrau-Primaverii.

Bordei Park

Bordei Park

Highlights and tips:

In Primaverii there’s not much to visit, you can look at the houses, take a walk in Bordei Park or go to eat in one of the good restaurants in the area.
Muzeul Taranului ( the Peasent Museum )it’s a must, The Arch of Triumf, Herastrau Park

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