Tourism potential

Blackburn, K. 2007

‘Heritage site, war memorial and tourist stop: the Japanese Cemetery of Singapore, 1891-2005’, Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 80:1, 17-39.

Hendeson, J. 2012

‘The loss of a cultural heritage and tourism resource: Singapore’s disappearing burial grounds’, South Asian Journal of Tourism and Heritage, 5:2, 1-14.

Marques, M. & Augusto, J 2018

‘Turismo cemiterial – o “porquê” e o “onde”’, Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento, 29, 47-63.

Matečić, I., Rajić Šikanjić, P. & Perinić Lewis, A.  2021

‘The potential of forgotten and hidden Zagreb historical cemeteries in the design of “dark” tourist experiences, Journal of Heritage Tourism, 16:4, 450-468. 

Millán, M., Vazquez de la Torre, M. & Rojas, R. 2021

Dark tourism in Southern Spain (Córdoba): an analysis of the demand’, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18:5, 2740.

Okhovat, H. 2018

‘Organizing of historical and inactive urban cemeteries to become tourist attractions (Case study: Zahir-Od-Dowleh Cemetery in Tehran), Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment, 10, 17-28.

Sallay, A., Mikházi, Z., Tar, I. & Takács, K. 2022

‘Cemeteries as part of green infrastructure and tourism’, Sustainability, 14:1, 2918.

Tanaś, S. 2004

‘The cemetery as part of the geography of tourism’, Turyzm, 14, 2, 71-87

Tomašević, A. 2018

Cemeteries as tourist attractions’, Tourističko Poslovanje, 21, 13-24.


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