Travel on a budget. The cheapest cities to visit.

Travel on a budget? But just do not know where to go?🤔

Well, there are many cities which are very cheap to explore and interesting too.

Travel insurance specialist Columbus Direct which uses a series of metrics to analyse popular cities in the world to travel on a budget in a single day.

The top 8 cheapest cities to explore are mostly located in Asia as they have a much lower cost of living compared to those in Europe and North America.

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New Delhi, India is ranked top of the list. The Lotus Temple, located in Delhi, India, is a Bahá’í House of Worship that was dedicated in December 1986. Notable for its flower-like shape, it has become a prominent attraction in the city. The floor inside the central hall is made of marble which comes from Greece, from the Penteli Mountain. The entrance of the Lotus Temple is also very enchanting with ponds and gardens welcoming you to the gates of the temple.
There is no entry fee to visit this iconic Lotus Temple and is open for people of all religions and faiths.

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Second on the list for travel on a budget is Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to Columbus Direct, this city has the cheapest 24-hour hop-on, hop-off bus at just £9.90. And if you compare this fare to a similar bus tour in Dubai which is almost 5 times more expensive at £49. There are also 298 free entry attractions and lots of good cheap food to savour.

One of the free entry attractions you must visit is their iconic PETRONAS Twin Towers and its beautifully cultivated garden. You can enjoy 50-acres of land designed by the late Roberto Burle Marx (a Brazilian master of gardens). There are also plenty of places to sit and rest, a 1.3km jogging track, as well as a swimming pool and playground for children. During the evening, the fountains at Symphony Lake put on a musical water performance.

We jump to the 13th travel on a budget list which is Tokyo, Japan. It is touted to have the highest number of free attractions, believe it or not, a staggering 5,864 and also has the highest number of cheap dining options with 4,236 places. Meanwhile, Paris has 2,768 free attractions followed by London at 2,135.

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In Tokyo, you can watch a sumo practice. Some of the sumo training facilities in Tokyo allow visitors to watch the sumo wrestlers during their practice sessions. The training takes place early in the morning. It can get very crowded, therefore, it is recommended to arrive as early as possible.
You will be impressed to see these practice sessions which shows the wrestlers’ mighty strength. It is an experience you can only enjoy in Japan.

Now we hop on to Europe. Ha ha,🤣 this is like travelling around the globe with just a pen and paper! Prague is the cheapest city to visit. There is a hop-on hop-off bus for only £20.30 and 1,059 free attractions.

The Astronomical Clock is one of Prague’s most famous tourist attractions. It is located right in the Old Town Square and features an hourly show of moving parts and figures attached to the clock. The show happens at the beginning of each hour between 9:00 am and 11:00 pm. It can be easily viewed for free by standing in Old Town Square. It is a fun, short display that many kids will enjoy watching!

And here is the list of the Top 30 cheapest cities to travel on a budget.

  1. New Delhi, India
  2. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  3. Bangkok, Thailand
  4. Seoul, South Korea
  5. Taipei, Taiwan
  6. Shanghai, China
  7. Prague, Czech Republic
  8. Singapore, Singapore
  9. Agra, India
  10. Barcelona, Spain
  11. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  12. Istanbul, Turkey
  13. Tokyo, Japan
  14. Rome, Italy
  15. London, England
  16. Mumbai, India
  17. Paris, France
  18. Osaka, Japan
  19. Phuket, Thailand
  20. Shenzhen, China
  21. Guangzhou, China
  22. Macau, China
  23. Antalya, Turkey
  24. Dubai, UAE
  25. Hong Kong, China
  26. New York, United States
  27. Pattaya, Thailand
  28. Los Angeles, USA
  29. Las Vegas, USA
  30. Miami, USA
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