Sacral geography of Orthodox Christianity and religious tourism Cover Image

Сакрална географија православљa и религиозни туризам
Sacral geography of Orthodox Christianity and religious tourism

Author(s): Mirko Grčić
Subject(s): Museology & Heritage Studies, Geography, Regional studies, Eastern Orthodoxy, Migration Studies, Tourism, Globalization
Published by: Српско географско друштво
Keywords: sacral geography; migration of pilgrimage; religious tourism; Orthodox Christianity;

Summary/Abstract: Introductory part of the paper briefly presents the case study of sacred geography. This scientific discipline, as a branch of cultural geography, deserves more attention due to the development of cultural tourism and the protection of cultural heritage in globalization. Aim is to systematize and display characteristics of sacred objects and places of pilgrimage in the traditional orthodox Christianity. The author hopes that this work will attract the attention of geographers and intellectual circles, and stimulate researchers to devote greater attention to this important and current issue.

  • Issue Year: 90/2010
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 23-51
  • Page Count: 28
  • Language: English, Serbian