Vacations The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit  

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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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159 48
Prague is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bohemia, Austria-Hungary

2
135 54
Budapest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Central Hungary

3
80 38
Tallinn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Europe

4
109 67
Istanbul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Marmara Region, Turkey

5
69 36
Munich is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Keith A. West added Bavaria, Germany

6
83 53
Athens is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Attica, Greece

7
92 63
Moscow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Europe

8
69 46
Dubrovnik is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Croatia

9
78 55
St. Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Florida, USA

10
55 35
Riga is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Latvia

11
65 44
Kiev is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Kiev Oblast, Ukraine

12
67 46
Ljubljana is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Slovenia

13
69 48
Bucharest is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Romania

14
59 40
Lviv is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

15
63 44
Bratislava is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bratislava Region, Slovakia

16
49 32
Pécs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Baranya County, Hungary

17
50 33
Brno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
South Moravian Region, Jihovýchod, Czech Republic

18
50 35
Plovdiv is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Europe

19
52 37
Vilnius is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Vilnius County, Lithuania

20
56 41
Bled is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Slovenia

21
13 2
Vienna is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
kent787 added Austria

22
53 40
Split, Croatia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit

23
18 7
Saint Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
kent787 added Northwestern Federal District, Russia

24
56 45
Sofia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bulgaria

25
43 33
Brașov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Gabriel Petrescu added Brașov County, Centru, Romania

26
33 24
Bourgas is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
PeterPetrov added Bourgas

27
43 34
Suceava is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Suceava County, Nord-Est, Romania

28
48 39
Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Europe

29
39 31
Veliko Tarnovo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Veliko Tarnovo Province, Severen Tsentralen Planning Region, Bulgaria

30
43 35
Varna is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
iskmitev added Varna Bulgaria

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

32
48 40
Mostar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

33
34 27
Buzau is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
DanielRusen added Buzau

34
47 41
Minsk is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Minsk Region, Belarus

35
29 23
Piran is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
stpavel added Slovene Littoral

36
9 3
Tbilisi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
kent787 added Georgia

37
46 41
Kotor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Montenegrin Littoral, Montenegro

38
37 32
Sibiu is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Gherghe Catalin added Sibiu County, Romania

39
44 41
Dalmatia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Croatia

40
7 3
Volgograd is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
kent787 added Volgograd Oblast, Russia

41
7 3
Yerevan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
kent787 added Armenia

42
7 3
Grozny is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
kent787 added Chechnya, Russia

43
57 56
Tirana is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Tirana County, Albania

44
12 9
Ankara is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Western Asia

45
7 4
Novgorod, RU is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
kent787 added Novgorod, RU

46
45 45
Chișinău is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Moldova

47
66 68
Zadar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Zadar County, Croatia

48
49 50
Berat is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Berat Berat District, Albania

49
35 35
Ulcinj is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Ulcinj Montenegro

50
59 61
Samara is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Samara Oblast, Russia