Many exceptional European cities get overlooked in favor of their more famous neighbors. If you’ve done the tourist trip and would like to see more of your favorite European country then read on, fellow traveler. Here are the best underrated European cities to visit.
Best Underrated European Cities
1. Bratislava, Slovakia
This former capital of Royal Hungary features cobbled streets, a cathedral from the 1300s, a fairy tale castle on a hilltop, and ornate palaces. Once a famous center for classical music (prior to the rise of communism), this Danube river city, the locals boast of their historic 18th-century center, architecture, and contemporary neighborhoods.
2. Bucharest, Romania
This Eastern European place offers travelers busy beer halls, peaceful parks, cool coffee shops, olden orthodox churches, Art Nouveau villas, and much more. Be sure to see the prominent Palace of Parliament (built by once-dictator Nicolae Ceauşescu), and sublime Cişmigiu Gardens. Get tickets for a show in the arresting Romanian Athenaeum as well.
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