Iztok is located in the eastern part of Sofia is one of the most prestigious and expensive quarters in the capital!
Tzarigradsko shosse Blvd. and Geo Milev quarter are situated to the north-west. G. M. Dimitrov Blvd. and Musagentitsa quarter are to the south-east. To the south-west the quarter borders the Dianabad housing estate and Izgrev housing estate divided by Dragan Tsankov Blvd. To the north-east – the east end of the Borisovata gradina – the largest and excellently maintained park in the central part of Sofia.
There are many green areas in the quarter as well as spacious grounds between blocks of flats. Most houses are in good condition, this being valid even for old constructions. Small brick blocks of flats and single-family houses predominate. The bigger constructions are mainly EPK panel blocks (of the shuttering large panel type) , which are also in perfect condition. There are old panel blocks of flats in the east part of the quarter. There are also many new blocks.
The quarter is especially preferred due to its communicative location and the excellent living environment. The fact that demand exceeds offering is very indicative.
Diplomatic missions of many countries including Japan, Cuba, India and Macedonia, commercial agencies of world companies and one of the capital's biggest hotels – Moskva Park Hotel are situated in "Iztok" quarter.
The headquarters of the Automobile Transport Control is situated here, Izgrev Municipality at D. Gichev Str., Central Bus Station – South, Fantastiko and Kaleia supermarkets and many other shops.
The residents of "Iztok" quarter can use the folllowing public transport lines: