Management of Archaeological Sites and Promotion of Heritage Tourism; Study of Nalanda

Posted: 1 Jul 2019

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Sujata

Banaras Hindu University

Yashwant

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Shyju P J

Banaras Hindu University

Date Written: November 1, 2008

Abstract

Archaeological sites represent the identity of a nation, and excavated item, the remains of historical monuments are part of the rich heritage of the people of that country. Archaeological Survey of India, had declared many sites in India as protected monuments, but the management of many sites raise several questions when tourism activity is promoted in a big scale. The real intention of protection redirects to earning. Researches show that tourist perception changes according to the nature of destinations. Dissatisfaction of tourists is an indication of poor site management; several questions arise here on priorities. This research paper focuses the key aspects of management of archaeological sites and how heritage tourism can be linked with ancient sites.

Keywords: Heritage, site management, preservation

Suggested Citation

Gautam, Sujata and Singh, Yashwant and P J, Shyju, Management of Archaeological Sites and Promotion of Heritage Tourism; Study of Nalanda (November 1, 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3412086

Sujata Gautam

Banaras Hindu University ( email )

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Yashwant Singh

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Shyju P J (Contact Author)

Banaras Hindu University ( email )

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