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

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Munich is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Keith A. West added Munich Bavaria, Germany

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Istanbul is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Istanbul Marmara Region, Turkey

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

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Dubrovnik is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Dubrovnik Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Croatia

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

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

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Kiev is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Kiev Kiev Oblast, Ukraine

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

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Brno is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Brno South Moravian Region, Jihovýchod, Czech Republic

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Bratislava is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bratislava Bratislava Region, Slovakia

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St. Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
St. Petersburg Florida, USA

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Lviv is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Lviv Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

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

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

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

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

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Vilnius is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Vilnius Vilnius County, Lithuania

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Sofia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Sofia Bulgaria

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Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bulgaria Europe

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Split, Croatia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit

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

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Veliko Tarnovo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Veliko Tarnovo Veliko Tarnovo Province, Severen Tsentralen Planning Region, Bulgaria

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Varna is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
iskmitev added Varna Bulgaria

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

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

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Buzau is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
DanielRusen added Buzau

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Mostar is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Mostar Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Brașov is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Gabriel Petrescu added Brașov Brașov County, Centru, Romania

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Minsk is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Minsk Minsk Region, Belarus

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Piran is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
stpavel added Piran Slovene Littoral

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Kotor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Kotor Montenegrin Littoral, Montenegro

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Dalmatia is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Dalmatia Croatia

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Sibiu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Gherghe Catalin added Sibiu Sibiu County, Romania

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Edirne is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Edirne Edirne Province, Turkey

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

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Podgorica is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
daisukekun added Podgorica Yugoslavia - Podgorica,Montenegro

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Zadar is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Zadar Zadar County, Croatia

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

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Bitola is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bitola Bitola Municipality

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Tomsk is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Tomsk Tomsk Oblast, Russia

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

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Gdańsk is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
RomainDemarais added Gdansk Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland

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Chișinău is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Chișinău Moldova

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Katowice is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Down in Florida added Katowice Silesian Voivodeship, Poland

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Trogir is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Zsola Kāne added Trogir