The role of archaeology in the development of world's cultural tourism

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Archaeology is concern about the preservation and promotion of World’s heritage. This discipline is all about the identification, preservation, decolonization, publication, and stewardship of cultural resources which in turn referred to as cultural tourism. This paper tends to address the role of archaeology in the development of world’s cultural tourism as the basic focus. It also addressed the impact of the development of cultural tourism, challenges of the development and also concluded with the basis of the need to solve the problems facing the development of cultural tourism. This paper is an output of many literatures reviewed on the concept of cultural tourism and archaeology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16-21
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of African Sustainable Development
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • Archaeology
  • World Heritage
  • World Tourism
  • Anthropology
  • Development
  • Culture
  • History

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