Port Harcourt

Port Harcourt, also called the
Garden City, is regarded as the 3rd most developed city in Nigeria, after Lagos
and Abuja. It is also the oil hub of Nigeria. Port Harcourt lies along the
Bonny River and is located in the Niger Delta. It is one of the most expensive
cities in Nigeria. Port Harcourt is a major industrial centre as it has a large
number of multinational firms as well as other industrial concerns,
particularly business related to the petroleum industry. It is the chief
oil-refining city in Nigeria and has two main oil refineries. It is a home to
some of the indigenous oil and gas companies in the country.  If you wish to relocate to Port Harcourt,
below are our guidelines on the best residential areas for you. These places
are cool and serene and quite safe, away from the hustle and bustle of the city
and suitable for everyone.


It was primarily inhabited by
European settlers during colonial times and was then referred to as the European
. Old GRA is the location of the
Rivers State House
of Assembly
, the People’s Democratic Party
Secretariat and the NEPAD Rivers State Secretariat.  
area in the past was home to only government officials, but in recent times,
apartments can also be owned by other individuals if you are willing to pay
since the apartments are extremely expensive. It is home to the new Port Harcourt
polo club and a lot of hotels. It is quite a serene and quiet environment.


If you are a bit of a night person,
this area is for you. New GRA is known to be a nightlife friendly neighborhood
and hosts the largest concentration of bars and nightclubs in Port Harcourt. It
is a favorite hangout for most visitors and tends to be frequented by high-end
prostitutes at night. New GRA is split up into phases 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. It is
Home to lots of popular night clubs and Hotels (such as Casablanca, PH lounge
etc). It also houses the esteemed Genesis Deluxe cinema, the PH Polo club,
classy events centers, departmental stores and eateries. Apart from all these,
it is still quite a tranquil and beautiful environment but it is also quite
expensive and so is only open to the very affluent individuals like the Old GRA

Mgbuoba/Nta road

Located several kilometers
outside the hub and bustle of Port Harcourt is this quiet and beautiful area.
It also houses a lot of beautiful hotels and lounges. Apartments in this area
are not as expensive and can be owned by individuals ranging from the very
affluent to the moderately average families.

Peter Odili Road

Located several kilometers from
the city’s center, near the Trans amadi industrial Layout is this beautiful and
peaceful neighbourhood. It was named after a former governor of rivers state,
Dr Peter Odili. It houses beautiful and luxurious apartments and is quite close
to the indigenious oil and gas companies in Nigeria. It is home to popular
event centres such as the Hub and the Dome.

Woji Estate

The Woji
neighbourhood is also another beautiful district in Port Harcourt. Woji borders
the neighbourhood of Trans-Amadi, Rumurolu, Rumuomasi and Rumuibekwe. It
is also close to the Port Harcourt Zoo, which is one of the major conservation
centres in Nigeria and is considered one of the biggest tourist attractions in
Port Harcourt. Numerous nightclubs and restaurants abound in Woji. Apartments
in woji are also quite affordable ranging from the very wealthy to the average

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