Planning of Urban Tourism Spaces in the Central Core of Sari with a Native Architectural Approach

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Fatemeh Jafari Katrimi, Masoumeh Amiri Besheli, Elahe Kazemi, Seyed Hassan Rasouli


Today, urban life and social system in cities have taken people away from the main path of life and despite many amenities and facilities which has provided, they have moved away from the nature. Tourism is one of the best ways of cultural exchange. One of the important goals of tourism is the climatic comfort conditions in a trip. Tourism leads to economic prosperity and raising the cultural and indigenous identity. Despite the numerous historical monuments in the central part of Sari, the lack of proper basic facilities, lack of notices and lack of planning in regulating the tourism structure are the problems of cultural tourism that has caused limited visiting time. This study aims to plan urban tourism spaces in the central core of Sari with a native architectural approach that has been done by descriptive-analytical method. To analyze the findings, SPSS software and statistical characteristic of mean and factor analysis were used. Findings have shown that among the eight indicators of tourism and native architecture, "service sector boom" with a factor load of 0.860 has the highest priority in the opinion of experts and specialists. Then "employment" with a factor load of 0.853 and "increase in production and income" with a factor load of 0.848 have the highest importance in terms of average factor load; Which have the greatest impact on the plan of urban tourism spaces in the central core of Sari with a native architectural approach.

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