Assessing Tourism Potentials to Recreate the Historical Fabric of the City (Case study: Isfahan(

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Ph.D. Student, Cultural Managementof Facuty Management. South Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran,Iran (Corresponding Author)

2 Assistant Professor of Facuty Management Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran

3 Assistant Professor of Facuty Management Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran


Introduction & Objective: Historical textures are precious treasures of cities that are the manifestation of several thousand years of civilization. Sometimes these treasures are not taken care of as they should be and are destroyed. In order for tissues to remain as heritage, they must be able to be enriched and introduced to the world. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to evaluate the potential of tourism to recreate the historical context of the Isfahan city
Method: The present study is applied in terms of purpose and descriptive survey in terms of how to collect information. The statistical population included domestic tourists in Isfahan, which was unlimited. From this number, 384 people were selected as a sample using Cochran's sampling formula using a criterion-dependent purposive method. The research tool was a standard questionnaire developed by a tourism potential that The questionnaires were evaluated based on content, face and structural validity and after the necessary terms, the validity was confirmed. On the other hand, the reliability of the questionnaires was estimated by Cronbach's alpha method of 0.93 and data analysis through software. spss and was performed using Khido test.
Findings: The tourism potential of the historical context of Isfahan in order to recreate the socio-cultural dimension is desirable, in the environmental, physical and economic dimensions is relatively desirable.
Conclusion: The historical context of Isfahan metropolis, despite the historic buildings and the necessary potentials to attract tourists, unfortunately, faces problems such as high population density, heavy traffic, incompatible uses, etc., and the effects of erosion can be seen in places of this historical context. In addition to the physical structure, the cultural and historical identity of the city is also in danger of extinction.


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