"Lyulin-10" is a neighborhood in the northern part of Sofia city. It is a part from the biggest quarter in the capital - Lyulin.
Lyulin-10 is located between the boulevards Europa, Lui Pastyor, Tsaritsa Ioana and Petar Dertliev. It's close to Lyulin-7, Lyulin-9 and "Moderno predgradie" (Modern Suburb) quarter. Its proximity to the metro an to the Zapaden Park turns it into one of the most preferred microregions in Lyulin.
There are mainly panel and large shuttering panel type high-rise blocks and near Slivnitsa Blvd are built single-family houses with yards and some new housing estates. Construction of the new brick buildings in the neighborhood started after 2005.
Education, culture, health care and administration
The nearest school is 37th High School "Raina Knyaginya". There are two kindergartens - 95th and 86th.
There's no medical centre in the this microregion, but the closest is in Lyulin-9.
The post office is in block No. 104 and the nearest police departament in Lyulin-2.
"Labyrinth" - a large furnishings shop altogether with its commercial outlets is located on 25 Petar Dertliev Blvd. There's another furnishings shop, called "ZONE", which is on the crossroad between Petar Dertliev Blvd. and Slivnitsa Blvd.
The tenth part of Lyulin quarter has very well-devloped infrastruscture and transport net. Its proximity to Slivnitsa Blvd. and the great choice of transport lines facilitates communications with the downtown and the other quarters.
Residents of the Lyulin-10 can use the following transport lines:
Lyulin is the largest residential district in Sofia with about 100 000 residents. It is located in the western part of the capital and is divided into 10 quarters. The construction of the district began in 1971. Its clearly differentiated centre gives it the look of an independent town.
The buildings in Lyulin are mainly of the panel construction type. The panel apartment buildings are mostly built in the beginning of the 70s until the 90s of the XX century. The oldest apartment blocks are in the 1st quarter of Lyulin. EPK apartment blocks ("large shuttering panel" type high-rise buildings) located on the western side of Dobrinova skala Blvd. are new but they have no central heating. New developments are concentrated in the areas where there are subway stations and in the centre of the complex. Old brick buildings, built before 1990 are simply missing. In the northeastern parts of Lyulin 9 and Lyulin 10 at the border with Slivnitsa Blvd. there are single-family houses with yards and some new development apartment blocks. In Lyulin 3, Lyulin 6 and Luilin 7 a lot of office and residential developments have appeared in the recent years. In the other quarters of Lyulin District individual commercial developments are under construction for some years now. The tendency is to build the district up with new quality residential buildings, trading estates and sports and recreation facilities.
The educational facilities distributed in a territorial principle by district sections comprise 11 child care establishments and 4 day care centres and food establishments for children.
There is a newly-built church St. Kliment Ohridski located at the crossroads between Pancho Vladigerov Blvd. and Dzhavraharlal Neru, Lyulin Cultural Centre and 4 community centres (culture clubs).
Lyulin has over 22 000 children under 18 years of age, which makes it the district with the youngest population in the capital.
Lyulin's residents can use the healthcare services of 12th Diagnostics and Consultancy Centre located in the buildings of the ex-polyclinics No. 26 /in the 2nd quarter/ and No. 12 /in the 9th quarter/, two dental care centres and one private clinic called Mediva.
The building of the municipality of Lyulin is located in the 3rd quarter on Zahari Stoyanov Blvd.
On the territory of Lyulin Centre there is a new sports complex of Levski-Sikonko and the large open swimming pool Lyulin Beach, the trade centre Silver Centre. In Lyulin Centre are also the BILLA and FANTASTIKO chain hyper-markets. In Lyulin 3 is one of the largest open air marketplaces in Sofia and a grocery chain-store EVROPA. Lyulin District benefits from the local chain stores for household electrical devices Technomarket Evropa, Technopolis, Technolux, Mr. Bricolage, METRO 2. Part of Lyulin is an industrial area.
There's on of the biggest cooperative markets in the capital city.
In 1998 Lyulin saw the opening of the newest transport means - the Sofia subway, taking the residents of the district to the centre of the capital in 20 minutes. In September 2009 is completed the new route to Mladost quarter.