1. bookVolume 7 (2018): Issue 1 (June 2018)
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08 Oct 2013
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Mining Heritage and Mining Tourism

Published Online: 01 Feb 2019
Page range: 93 - 105
Journal Details
First Published
08 Oct 2013
Publication timeframe
2 times per year

The mining industry leaves behind a large number of tangible or intangible remains. A part of them can be used by different actors as a mining heritage. Specific cultural or social values and meanings, which remind of the importance of mining in the past and today, are represented through this mining heritage. To preserve them, the heritage must be passed to future generations. One of the ways is mining tourism. However, the relation between the mining heritage and tourism is not simple as the complex mining heritage has many specific features that differ from the traditional tourist attractions and conceal many pitfalls. The aspects of authenticity or approaches to heritage interpretation are also important.


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