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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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130 39
Prague is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Prague Bohemia, Austria-Hungary

2
111 44
Budapest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Budapest Central Hungary

3
60 22
Munich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Keith A. West added Munich Bavaria, Germany

4
66 29
Tallinn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Tallinn Europe

5
70 45
Athens is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Athens Attica, Greece

6
82 56
Istanbul is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Istanbul Marmara Region, Turkey

7
49 28
Riga is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Riga Latvia

8
58 37
Ljubljana is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Ljubljana Slovenia

9
44 27
Brno is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Brno South Moravian Region, Jihovýchod, Czech Republic

10
60 42
Bucharest is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bucharest Romania

11
42 26
Pécs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Pécs Baranya County, Hungary

12
46 30
Plovdiv is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Plovdiv Europe

13
51 35
Sofia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Sofia Bulgaria

14
53 37
Bratislava is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bratislava Bratislava Region, Slovakia

The Best Eastern European Countries to Visit

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57 41
Dubrovnik is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Dubrovnik Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Croatia

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37 24
Veliko Tarnovo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Veliko Tarnovo Veliko Tarnovo Province, Severen Tsentralen Planning Region, Bulgaria

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40 27
Varna is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
iskmitev added Varna Bulgaria

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45 32
Lviv is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Lviv Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

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47 34
Bled is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bled Slovenia

20
47 34
Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bulgaria Europe

21
42 30
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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30 19
Bourgas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
PeterPetrov added Bourgas

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33 22
Buzau is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
DanielRusen added Buzau

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38 27
Brașov is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Gabriel Petrescu added Brașov Brașov County, Centru, Romania

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46 36
Split, Croatia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit

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27 18
Piran is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
stpavel added Piran Slovene Littoral

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59 49
Moscow is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Moscow Europe

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47 38
Kiev is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Kiev Kiev Oblast, Ukraine

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52 43
St. Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
St. Petersburg Florida, USA

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39 31
Vilnius is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Vilnius Vilnius County, Lithuania

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45 37
Mostar is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Mostar Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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43 36
Sarajevo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Sarajevo Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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43 37
Kotor is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Kotor Montenegrin Littoral, Montenegro

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39 35
Minsk is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Minsk Minsk Region, Belarus

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33 30
Sibiu is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Gherghe Catalin added Sibiu Sibiu County, Romania

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7 3
Edirne is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Edirne Edirne Province, Turkey

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40 39
Dalmatia is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Dalmatia Croatia

38
7 4
Izmir is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Izmir Aegean Region, Turkey

39
28 27
Tomsk is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Tomsk Tomsk Oblast, Russia

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

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33 33
Ulcinj is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Ulcinj Montenegro

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44 45
Berat is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Berat Berat District, Albania

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30 30
Krasnoyarsk is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Krasnoyarsk Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia

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6 4
Antalya is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Antalya Antalya Province, Turkey

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6 4
Baku is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Baku Azerbaijan

46
5 3
Bitola is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bitola Bitola Municipality

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49 51
Tirana is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Tirana Tirana County, Albania

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6 5
Ankara is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Ankara Western Asia

49
52 56
Samara is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Samara Samara Oblast, Russia

50
59 65
Zadar is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Zadar Zadar County, Croatia