Development of historical and cultural tourist destinations

Keywords: historical and cultural site, tourism, national park, tourist park, monument, factors, resources, activities, Stara Samar


The aim of the study is to develop theoretic and methodological recommendations and practical activities for the positive social, managerial, organizational and economic development of historical and cultural tourist destinations. In theoretical terms: the role of historical and cultural tourist destination in the development of the region has been established; the historical and cultural tourist destinations have been identified; the author’s classification of historical and cultural tourist destinations has been developed basing tourist visiting activeness; the author’s methodological approach to the diagnosis and creating tools for development of historical and cultural tourist destinations, comprehensively taking into account resource and factor components, has been presented. In practical terms: variations of the activities aimed at the positive development of historical and cultural tourist destinations have been proposed; the description of measures aimed at the creation of a historical and cultural complex on the example of the designed historical and cultural complex “Stara Samar” has been given. The results of the study are applicable for a wide range of historical and cultural tourist attractions: territories, landscapes and elements of landscapes, historical settlements, parks, film studios, historical and cultural heritage sites, history and culture monuments, burial sites, places of worship, sites of social cultural infrastructure. The author’s recommendations provide obtaining commercial results and ensuring a social and cultural effect for businessmen, managers, local communities in the management of existing or in the creation of new historical and cultural tourist destinations.

Author Biographies

Sergii E. Sardak
Dniprovskii University of the Humanities
Oleksandr P. Krupskyi
Oles Honchar Dnipro National University
Vladimir Dzhyndzhoian
Dniprovskii University of the Humanities
Margarita Sardak
University of Cologne, Köln, Germany
Yuriy Naboka
Dniprovskii University of the Humanities


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How to Cite
Sardak, S., Krupskyi, O., Dzhyndzhoian, V., Sardak, M., & Naboka, Y. (2020). Development of historical and cultural tourist destinations. Journal of Geology, Geography and Geoecology, 29(2), 406-414.