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List of top Eastern European cities to visit. This list ranks the most popular cities of Eastern Europe for destinations. Though today Eastern Europe vaguely defines the region that comprises the geographical eastern part of Europe, Eastern Europe was also a term to define the European countries and their boundaries under Soviet Communist power during World War II. 

Eastern Europe's fascinating history draws visitors to its top cities each year. Unlike its Western counterparts, Eastern European cities are often more affordable and less touristed yet still rich in history and culture that's as authentic as it gets. Moscow, Prague and Warsaw are among the top most visited cities of the region. Eastern Europe offers many attractions that are off the beaten path, providing a truer glimpse into the traditions that were once repressed by Communist regimes.

Is it safe to travel in Eastern Europe? Today, Eastern Europe is popular among backpackers, students and budget travelers and the increased tourism continues to help strengthen the safety of traveling throughout the region. Russia, Poland and the Czech Republic are top Eastern European countries to visit among travelers. 

What are the best cities to visit in Eastern Europe? Rank the top Eastern European cities to visit. If your favorite Eastern European city isn't on the list of greatest Eastern European cities to visit, make sure to add it to the list.
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Prague is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Prague Bohemia, Austria-Hungary

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Budapest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Budapest Central Hungary

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Munich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Munich Bavaria, Germany

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Tallinn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Tallinn Europe

5
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Brno is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Brno South Moravian Region, Jihovýchod, Czech Republic

6
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Ljubljana is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Ljubljana Slovenia

7
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Athens is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Athens Attica, Greece

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Riga is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Riga Latvia

9
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Bled is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bled Slovenia

10
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Pécs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Pécs Baranya County, Hungary

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Plovdiv is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Plovdiv Europe

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Bucharest is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bucharest Romania

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Buzau is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Buzau

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Veliko Tarnovo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Veliko Tarnovo Veliko Tarnovo Province, Severen Tsentralen Planning Region, Bulgaria

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Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bulgaria Europe

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Bourgas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bourgas

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Sofia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Sofia Bulgaria

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Bratislava is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bratislava Bratislava Region, Slovakia

19
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Istanbul is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Istanbul Marmara Region, Turkey

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Varna is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Varna Bulgaria

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Suceava is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Suceava Suceava County, Nord-Est, Romania

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Piran is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Piran Slovene Littoral

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Brașov is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Brașov Brașov County, Centru, Romania

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Dubrovnik is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Dubrovnik Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Croatia

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Split, Croatia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit

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Vilnius is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Vilnius Vilnius County, Lithuania

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St. Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
St. Petersburg Florida, USA

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Mostar is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Mostar Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Kiev is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Kiev Kiev Oblast, Ukraine

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Lviv is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Lviv Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

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Sibiu is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Sibiu Sibiu County, Romania

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Moscow is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Moscow Europe

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Sarajevo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Sarajevo Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Tomsk is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Tomsk Tomsk Oblast, Russia

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Krasnoyarsk is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Krasnoyarsk Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia

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Kotor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Kotor Montenegrin Littoral, Montenegro

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Minsk is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Minsk Minsk Region, Belarus

38
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Dalmatia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Dalmatia Croatia

39
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Berat is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Berat Berat District, Albania

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Chișinău is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Chișinău Moldova

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Izmir is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Izmir Aegean Region, Turkey

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Antalya is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Antalya Antalya Province, Turkey

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Ulcinj is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Ulcinj Montenegro

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Ankara is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Ankara Western Asia

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Edirne is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Edirne Edirne Province, Turkey

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Baku is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Baku Azerbaijan

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Bitola is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bitola Bitola Municipality

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Tirana is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Tirana Tirana County, Albania

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Samara is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Samara Samara Oblast, Russia

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Kraków is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Kraków Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland