Year 2019, Volume 4 , Issue 2, Pages 87 - 107 2019-12-15

Understanding Impacts of Cultural Tourism on Sustainability of Rural Architecture in Three Villages of Bursa

Sermin ÇAKICI ALP [1] , Elif ACAR BİLGİN [2]


This paper aims to describe consequences of cultural tourism for sustainability of rural architectural heritage, forming traditional identity of three villages, named as Misi, Gölyazı, and Tirilye, in Bursa. Before making a detailed assessment, it is better to give brief information about legalization concerning relation in between tourism and rural architectural heritage. Afterwards, the common values of selected case studies are given while also evaluating the problems and threats on their sustainability. It concludes with recommendations defining what can be done to conserve and reuse rural architectural heritage in villages of a historic city while preventing and improving them against touristic demands. Hence, this study is essential as investigating the challenges in conservation of rural areas in City of Bursa, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites (WHS) in Turkey, while revealing rise of touristic activities together with increasing interest and public awareness in its architectural and natural heritage.

tourism, sustainability, rural architecture, Bursa
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Primary Language en
Subjects Hospitality Leisure Sport and Tourism
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-9364-5024
Author: Sermin ÇAKICI ALP (Primary Author)
Institution: BOLU ABANT İZZET BAYSAL ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-9589-9757
Author: Elif ACAR BİLGİN
Institution: BURSA ULUDAĞ ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : December 15, 2019

APA Çakıcı Alp, S , Acar Bi̇lgi̇n, E . (2019). Understanding Impacts of Cultural Tourism on Sustainability of Rural Architecture in Three Villages of Bursa . Journal of Multidisciplinary Academic Tourism , 4 (2) , 87-107 . DOI: 10.31822/jomat.599612