The best shopping in Cluj-Napoca

shopping in Cluj-Napoca

If your stay in Cluj-Napoca is a long one or the weather is rainy you have a great alternative to spend your time by visiting the best three shopping locations in the city. Iulius Mall Cluj-Napoca, VIVO! Cluj-Napoca and Platinia Shopping Center are the perfect choice to go and relax by watching a movie, having dinner or buying clothes, shoes, food, gadgets or even jewelry. You can find anything you are watching for and even buy some presents for the loved ones.

  1. Iulius Mall Cluj-Napoca is located in Gheorgheni district, on the Alexandru Vaida-Voevod Street, no 53B. It is open from 10 A.M. to 10 P.M. daily but there are some shops with different schedule like Auchan, Cinema City, the Romanian Post, World Class and Transylvania Bank.

Iulius Mall Cluj was inaugurated in 2007. It has a big portfolio of brand stores and some facilities meant to help you spend your free time, so it has multiple functions for kids and adults. You will find over 230 shops, a hypermarket, a cinematograph, a food court and 2 parking areas (2 000 parking lots).

The route between Iulius Mall Cluj and La Villa Hill Resort

The distance between the two locations measures 5-6.5 kilometers, so you will arrive at the destination in about 20 minutes by car. The streets you have to drive on in order to arrive at the mall are: North Street, Romul Ladea Street, Borhanciului Street, Constantin Brâncuși Street, Septimiu Albini Street, Slănic Alley and Alexandru Vaida-Voevod Street.

If you travel by BUS you will spend 50 minutes on the road, walking for about 20 minutes. First you have to take the BUS number 20 and change it (at the Avram Iancu Square Bus Station) with number 24/24B/25. Your destination will be at the Iulius Mall West Bus Station.

If you travel by cab or Uber you will have to pay between 4 and 7 €, depending on the route and the car facilities.

  1. VIVO! Cluj-Napoca  is located in Florești District, on the Avram Iancu Street, no 492-500. It is open from 10 A.M. to 10 P.M. daily, excepting World Class, Cinema City, Game World and Carrefour.

VIVO! was founded in 2014 but in Cluj-Napoca it was inaugurated 2 years later, in 2016. VIVO! it is a brand meant to be in small and medium urban areas in southeastern Europe. It consists of a mixture of local and international retail stores, in order to create a new shopping experience, but it also provides a wide range of services.

The route between VIVO! Cluj-Napoca and La Villa Hill Resort

VIVO! Cluj-Napoca has on its website an informative section which may help you found out the most suitable route for you.

The shortest distance by car measures about 11.5 kilometers and you will arrive at your destination in about 30 minutes. The streets you have to drive on are: Eta Boeriu Street, Mihai Românu Street, Calea Turzii, Observatorului Street, Frunzișului Street, Câmpului Street and Calea Mănăștur.

If you want to travel by BUS you will spend an hour on the road, walking about 25 minutes before taking the BUS number 32 which will be changed (at the Avram Iancu Square BUS Station) by the number 24B. Your destination will be on the right.

If you want to take a cab or use Uber you will have to pay between 6.5 and 11 €, depending on the route and the car facilities.

  1. Platinia Shopping Center  has the best location in town, being built close to the city center, on Calea Mănăștur Street, no 2-6 where it used to be Ursus Brewery. It is open from 10 A.M. to 10 P.M. daily, excepting Mega Image, Transylvania Bank, the gym, restaurants and the casino.

Platinia was inaugurated during the spring of 2017 and it is considered to be a great project meant to bring to life the history of Cluj-Napoca’s central area. At the ground floor the mall offers you a wide range of services perfect to sustain the shopping center’s development.

The route between Platinia Shopping Center and La Villa Hill Resort

The shortest distance by car between our location and the mall measures about 7 kilometers and it takes you 20 minutes to drive on. The streets you have to go through are: North Street, Romul Ladea Street, Borhanciului Street, Constantin Brâncuși Street and 21st December 1989 Boulevard and your destination will be on the right side.

Travelling by BUS will take about 55 minutes on the road taking number 32 until the Avram Iancu Square Bus Station. Then you will take the number 25 and you will arrive at your destination in about 10 minutes.

If you want to take a cab or Uber ride you will have to pay between 4 and 8 €, depending on the route and the car facilities.