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Here's the 50 Cheapest Cities in the World To Backpack in 2017

by Katie Scott Aiton Apr 12, 2017

26. Mexico City, Mexico

$27.16 p/d

 Murales en Palacio NacionalCiudad de México, MexicoAt National Palace you can admire some amazing murals from renowned and very famous Mexican artist Diego Rivera. “Epopeya del Pueblo Mexicano” painted on one of the main staircases is simply extraordinary.

27. Budapest, Hungary

$27.22 p/d

 Batthyány térBudapest, HungaryWe all know that Budapest is picture perfect, but you may be wondering where travellers snag those stellar scenes. Look no further than Batthyány tér, a perfectly positioned square located smack-dab across the Danube from the magnificent parliament building. This easy stroll also highlights the Margaret Bridge to the north and the Chain Bridge, with both Castle and Gellért hills as picturesque backdrops, to the south. Just one click will make you the envy of everyone back home. So warm up the selfie stick and get to snappin’.

#budapest #budget-friendly #europe #travel #centraleurope #views #viewpoint #architecture #selfies #free

28. Kiev, Ukraine

$27.58 p/d

 St. Michael’s Golden-Domed MonasteryKyiv, UkraineGold-detailed church in the center of Kiev. On holidays, there are rides, stages, and shows set up here in the square for the locals. In the past, big NYE celebrations have occurred here instead of the Maidan after the violence that happened there. Go inside to see the ornate interior! #churches #kiev #ukraine #free

29. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

$28.50 p/d

 Skakavac WaterfallSarajevo, Bosnia and HerzegovinaFrozen Skakavac Waterfall

30. Mumbai, India

$28.67 p/d

 Mahatma Jyotiba Phule MandaiMumbai, IndiaAlso known as Crawford Market. While the pic is not actually inside Crawford, the surrounding streets bustle with vendors on every side street and ally. The market itself is a covered maze filled with produce, spices, teas and more. If you come to Mumbai, take the time to explore this area to treat your all of senses

31. Xian, China

$28.80 p/d

Muslim food stall de Patricia Soon en

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32. Beijing, China

Simatai Great Wall-Heavenly Bridge de Isaac Si en

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$29.17 p/d

33. Siem Reap, Cambodia

$29.50 p/d

 Angkor WatKrong Siem Reap, Cambodia🏰

34. Cancun, Mexico

$30.15 p/d

Blue vs Orange de Wojciech Toman en

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35. Phuket, Thailand

$30.16 p/d

Phuket Thailand de Wazabi Bomb en

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36. Arusha, Tanzania

$30.27 p/d

Blue shop de Jaume Martí en

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37. Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

$30.48 p/d

 Krcma v SatlavskeČeský Krumlov, Czech RepublicWhile in Cesky Krumlov stop into this spot (located next to Grand Hotel) for a meat fest destruction. The pork knee I ordered was larger than my head, but I powered through it. Great outdoor seating, great beers, great food = Stoke

#czechrepublic #ceskykrumlov

38. Kuta, Bali, Indonesia

$31.04 p/d

 Fourteen Roses HotelKuta, IndonesiaFor the same price as most of the hostels, I found this gem of a hotel on the main strip in Kuta. Incredible pool area, complete with outdoor massages (get the hot stone), clean rooms, and in walking distance to the beach, shopping and Sky Garden. #free-wifi #pool

39. Cusco, Peru

$31.56 p/d

 San Pedro MarketCusco, PeruThe San Pedro Market has existed in the same location in Cusco for over 100 years! There are so many stalls to check out that sell gorgeous fruits, Peruvian chocolate, fresh meats, as well as odds and ends. This is a must stop while in Cusco. #cheap-eats

40. Boracay Island, Philippines

$31.63 p/d

Tropical beach, Philippines de Dmitry Pichugin en

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41. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

$31.96 p/d

 Perdana Botanical GardensKuala Lumpur, MalaysiaPetrona Towers, impressive skyscraper.

42. Istanbul, Turkey

$32.01 p/d

 OrtaköyMecidiye Mahallesi, TurkeySeaside sunshine in Oraköy, Istanbul.

43. San Jose, Costa Rica

$32.05 p/d

National Theater,  Costa Rica de Melsen Felipe . en

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44. Dakar, Senegal

$32.27 p/d

 Ile de GoreeDakar, SenegalThe infamous slave island of Dakar. Now very relaxed and touristy

45. Cartagena, Colombia

$32.45 p/d

 Old townCartagena, ColombiaGateway to Colombia

46. Lima, Peru

$32.51 p/d

 Larco MuseumDistrito de Lima, PeruThis (in)famous museum is a chock full of all sorts of interesting remnants from Peruvian history. Have a pisco sour or two before the human sacrifice artifact and the ancient NSW pottery exhibits. Both are… Intense.

47. Warsaw, Poland

$33.11 p/d

 Supreme Court of PolandWarszawa, PolandSurprise photo opportunity

48. Zagreb, Croatia

$33.21 p/d

Rush hour de Darko Gereš en

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49. Riga, Latvia

$33.30 p/d

 Daugava RiverRīga, LatviaA great place for jogging or just walking by the water.

50. Bratislava, Slovakia

$33.40 p/d

On the water level of the Danube de Matej Kovac en

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