Lozenets housing estate is amongst the most demanded and preferred South quarters of Sofia. Its area is huge, and so is its variety of residential buildings. This turns it into a preferred place for investments.
To the northwest Lozenets borders the Evlogi Georgiev and Arsenalski Blvds., to the northeast - Dragan Tsankov Blvd., to the southeast - N. Vaptsarov and Peyo Yavorov Blvds., and to the west it stretches to Kozyak Str.
Today this part of Lozenets is already in the heart of Sofia, but to the south the quarter reaches all to way to the slopes of Vitosha Mountain, and to the west to one of the biggest Sofia parks - the South Park. The so-called "Old" or "Lower Lozenets" borders the National Palace of Culture and the Hilton Hotel. It is an interesting combination of an old town and modern architecture.
The old name of Lozents is "Korubaglar", which means "vineyards in the woods". The first name gives clear idea of the rich vegetation and deep forests which once surrounded Sofia.
There is the "Old Wall" situated in Lozenets - cultural monument, which has witnessed all changes in the city. Time has preserved this relic and now the everyday hustle and bustle swirls around it. Toady some people call it the "Roman Wall.
"Samokovski Bridge", under which Perlovska River runs leads outside the town.
Today Lozenets is an interesting combination of old and modern architecture. The natural characteristics of the quarter make it a most favorable place for living. The individual houses with lovely flowery yards have created the feeling of coziness and calmness. The buildings are small and neat viewing the centre and the slopes of Vitosha . This area is a favorite one of the construction contractors. However, the free places for new construction are limited. That's why most real estate offers are for old constructions. There are offers for new construction around the Spartak swimming pool, "Krasta" and "Vodnata Kula". There also prevail the middle-height edifices and the natural greenery.
It is most natural that in these surroundings there are many educational and cultural institutions. An original spiritual and emotional centre would be the temple "St. Mina", which is now in construction. The appearance of Lozents quarter has been changing during the last decades, forming a complex of impressive silhouette, modern architecture and public significance.
The governmental residency "Lozenets" is located in the heart of Lozenets, in the Sveti Naum Blvd. The building of the Bulgarian National Radio is at 4 "Dragan Tzankov" Blvd. On the territory of the quarter are:
There are numerous elite state and private comprehensive schools, as well as kindergartens in the quarter:
Trade, services, health and administrative servicing are all well-developed in the Lozenets quarter. There are two market-places (on Cherni Vrah Blvd. and the Roman Wall on Hr. Smirnenski Blvd.).
There are 3 polyclinics: Diagnоstic and Consultancy Centre 13 - 2 D. Hadzhikotzev Str., Clinical Hospital Lozenets - 1 Kozyak St., Private Obstetrics and Gynegolocy Clinics St. Lazarus - 4 A Simeonovsko Shosse Str.
The administrative building of the Lozenets Municipality is situated at 2 Vasil Levski Blvd. And 4th Regional Police Department is at 57 Krum Popov Str.
At the heart of Lozents - at 2 Velchova Zavera Sq. - is the Sofia Sofia Ecclesiastical and its temple St. Joan of Rila. The other church in the quarter is Preobrazhenie Gospodne - at 2 Ralitza Str.
In the region of the Lozents quarter there are also situated the entertainment park Sofia Land, the Kempinski-Zografski Hotel, the place called "Krasta" ("the Cross"), the water tower, and the sports centre Spartak, which is a favorite place for festive occasions of the Sofia municipality.
The residents of the Lozents quarter could use the following public transportation: trams – 2, 9, 14; busses – 67, 88, 94, 102, 120.
The good location of Lozenets, the various commercial and public centers, as well as the high quality of the construction works, make this region a preferred place for living.