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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151 44
Prague is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bohemia, Austria-Hungary

2
131 49
Budapest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Central Hungary

3
10 0
Vienna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
kent787 added Austria

4
78 33
Tallinn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Europe

5
68 30
Munich is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Keith A. West added Bavaria, Germany

6
105 65
Istanbul is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Marmara Region, Turkey

7
89 57
Moscow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Europe

8
81 51
Athens is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Attica, Greece

9
66 42
Ljubljana is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Slovenia

10
67 43
Dubrovnik is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Croatia

11
54 32
Riga is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Latvia

12
63 40
Kiev is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Kiev Oblast, Ukraine

13
48 28
Pécs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Baranya County, Hungary

14
49 29
Brno is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
South Moravian Region, Jihovýchod, Czech Republic

15
57 36
Lviv is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

16
75 52
St. Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Florida, USA

17
62 41
Bratislava is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bratislava Region, Slovakia

18
67 47
Bucharest is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Romania

19
52 34
Vilnius is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Vilnius County, Lithuania

20
55 37
Bled is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Slovenia

21
15 2
Saint Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
kent787 added Northwestern Federal District, Russia

22
49 33
Plovdiv is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Europe

23
51 38
Split, Croatia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit

24
33 22
Bourgas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
PeterPetrov added Bourgas

25
55 43
Sofia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bulgaria

26
39 29
Veliko Tarnovo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Veliko Tarnovo Province, Severen Tsentralen Planning Region, Bulgaria

27
43 33
Varna is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
iskmitev added Varna Bulgaria

28
48 38
Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Europe

29
41 32
Brașov is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Gabriel Petrescu added Brașov County, Centru, Romania

30
45 36
Sarajevo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

31
42 34
Suceava is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Suceava County, Nord-Est, Romania

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
29 22
Piran is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
stpavel added Slovene Littoral

34
33 26
Buzau is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
DanielRusen added Buzau

35
46 39
Minsk is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Minsk Region, Belarus

36
46 39
Kotor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Montenegrin Littoral, Montenegro

37
7 1
Novgorod, RU is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
kent787 added Novgorod, RU

38
7 1
Volgograd is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
kent787 added Volgograd Oblast, Russia

39
7 1
Grozny is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
kent787 added Chechnya, Russia

40
7 1
Yerevan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
kent787 added Armenia

41
7 1
Tbilisi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
kent787 added Georgia

42
36 32
Sibiu is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Gherghe Catalin added Sibiu County, Romania

43
43 40
Dalmatia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Croatia

44
45 43
Chișinău is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Moldova

45
66 66
Zadar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Zadar County, Croatia

46
11 8
Ankara is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Western Asia

47
8 5
Bitola is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Bitola Municipality

48
8 5
Edirne is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Edirne Edirne Province, Turkey

49
55 55
Tirana is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Tirana County, Albania

50
35 34
Krasnoyarsk is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit
Krasnoyarsk Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia