Zapaden /Western/ park quarter is named after Zapaden park which is in an immediate proximity to it. The name together with the location makes the quarter one of the greenest in the city of Sofia.
Aleksandar Stamboliiski Blvd., Vardar Blvd. and Tsaritsa Ioana Blvd. pass through the quarter. Thanks to those boulevards the residents of Zapaden park quarter can easily reach the centre of the city of Sofia.
Most of the buildings in the quarter are four-storey and made of red bricks with one or two sections, most of them having their own yards. This type of residential buildings were built in the beginning of the 60s and are in an excellent condition with well arranged central entrance halls. However, there are a few panel blocks built in the 70s and a few high rise buildings.
There following schools are situated in the quarter: 17th secondary school on Naicho Tsanov Str., 135th secondary school on Bulina livada Str., High school of bread and confectionery technologies of Sofia on Suhodolska Str. There is a post office in Zapaden park quarter.
A wonderful small lake is situated in a garden between Naycho Tsanov Str., Sava Mihaylov Str. and Bulina livada Str.
Under Tsaritsa Ioana Blvd. passes the metropolitan subway, which is the fastest connection of the quarter with the centre and the rest of the parts of the capital.