The Importance of Cultural Heritage in Tourism Development - The Case of Kosovo


  • Arbresha Meha Professor Assistant
  • Alberta Tahiri University of Applied Science in Ferizaj
  • Mimoza Zhubi University of Applied Science in Ferizaj


tourism; culture; tangible heritage; intangible heritage; monuments


The intention of this paper is to present a summary regarding the importance of cultural heritage for different countries that have such an asset. Cultural heritage is also important for the development of tourism, in terms of attracting current and potential tourists and visitors. Having clear the development of the tourism sector worldwide, the issues affecting this development will be discussed, always with an emphasis on cultural heritage and its importance to countries. Special attention is paid to the part where the case study of Kosovo is illustrated on the topic in question, respectively it talks in more detail about the city of Prizren and its cultural heritage. In this paper you have the opportunity to see more clearly the importance of cultural heritage and its preservation for the state of Kosovo in general, and for the city of Prizren in particular.


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