Top 10 Most Underrated Cities

Perhaps because of their proximity to better known locales, these cities are too often neglected by travelers. In fact, you should visit them.

The Top Ten

1 Baku, Azerbaijan
2 Trabzon, Turkey
3 Providence, United States
4 Heidelberg, Germany

There are many things to do. The castle is world-famous and you could go there by a cable railway. The oldtown is nice. As in many other European cities, you don't need a car, the public transportation with buses and trams is perfect. Otherwise you can use a bike.
Heidelberg is located on the Neckar river and lies romantically at the edge of the Odenwald mountain. It is much better than more industrialized and larger neighbor cities, as Mannheim, Frankfurt or Stuttgart.

5 Lviv, Ukraine
6 Kazan, Russia
7 Glasgow, Scotland

Absolutely. Glasgow gets such a poor reputation and it is completely unjustified. Edinburgh's crime rates are soaring, Glasgow's are on the decline - but you'll never see that in the media! - euroexplorer

8 Phoenix, United States Phoenix, United States Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of Arizona, with 1,626,000 people. It is also the fifth most populous city in the United States, and the most populous American state capital, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents.Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix more.
9 Blackpool, England
10 Bruges, Belgium

While Bruges has become more of a destination since the release of the film In Bruges in 2008, the city still lies in the shadows of Antwerp and Brussels when it comes to Belgian destinations. - fuadmondeo

The Contenders

11 City of San Marino, San Marino
12 Dayton, United States
13 Oslo, Norway Oslo, Norway
14 Porto, Portugal
15 South Bend, Indiana
16 St. Louis, United States St. Louis, United States St. Louis is an independent city and inland port in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is situated along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which marks Missouri's border with Illinois.
17 Sao Paulo, Brazil Sao Paulo, Brazil
18 Veliky Novgorod, Russia
19 Brighton, England
20 Molveno, Italy
21 Lugano, Switzerland
22 Copenhagen, Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark Copenhagen is the capital of the Kingdom of Denmark. At a population of 591,481 inhabitants as of January 2016, it is also the largest city in the country. It is located in the Hovedstaden region of Denmark and is home to the world famous Tivoli Gardens, one of the oldest operating amusement parks in more.
23 Marsaille, France
24 Serravalle, San Marino
25 Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
26 Batumi, Georgia
27 Tbilisi, Georgia Tbilisi, Georgia Tbilisi, in some countries also still known by its pre-1936 international designation Tiflis, is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River with a population of approximately 1.5 million people.
28 Gabala, Azerbaijan
29 Grand Rapids, United States
30 Canterbury, England
31 Carcassonne, France
32 Madrid, Spain

Extremely underrated. Gets constantly ignored in favour of Barcelona (which is way uglier and unsafer)

33 Tel Aviv, Israel
34 Guangzhou, China

Totally underrated though it's a cultural and culinary capital of southern China, a city with great history and amazing architecture.

35 Lucerne, Switzerland

Small, but beautiful city. Unfortunately a bit to expensive.

36 Rochester, NY
37 Des Moines, IA
38 Long Beach, United States
39 Montreal, Canada Montreal, Canada Montreal is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.

Nice cute metropolitan, there's about pretty much everything a city could have SERIOUSLY! The only issue here are high taxes, the french thing isn't true you'll be welcomed in English believe me

K I know a lot of people like this city, I love it, but there are tons of ignorants who never visited here thinking "Montreal is a filthy hell hole Toronto ripoff" which isn't true
1-Montreal is more multi-cultural than any city, only second to Toronto
2-Most visited city in North America
3-Third fastest growing city in the world
4-Nice people

40 Kano, Nigeria
41 Quebec, Canada
42 Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous urban area in the Nordic countries; 962,154 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
43 Reykjavik, Iceland Reykjavik, Iceland
44 Helsinki, Finland Helsinki, Finland
45 Kiev, Ukraine Kiev, Ukraine
46 Chisinau, Moldova Chisinau, Moldova Chișinău, also known as Kishinev, also referred to as Kishineu, is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Moldova.
47 Moscow, Russia Moscow, Russia
48 Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany
49 Tokyo, Japan Tokyo, Japan Tokyo, officially Tokyo Metropolis, one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, has served as the Japanese capital since 1869. As of 2018, the Greater Tokyo Area ranked as the most populous metropolitan area in the world.
50 Rome, Italy Rome, Italy
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. City of San Marino, San Marino
2. Dayton, United States
3. St. Louis, United States
1. Baku, Azerbaijan
2. Trabzon, Turkey
3. Providence, United States


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