CUS  Vol.7 No.2 , June 2019
Tourism Value Evaluation of Urban Ancient Architecture
Abstract: Architecture has been regarded as one of basic prerequisites for urban tourism. Urban ancient architecture has all been attracted resources since the early times of tourism and performs important roles within the urban tourism system. However, not all the ancient relics have high tourism value, so it is necessary to make a scientific evaluation for urban ancient architecture from the perspective of tourism. This paper defined the concept of tourism value at first, and then constructed a tourism value evaluation system for urban ancient architecture from the perspective of tourism resources, finally took Chengdu, which is one of biggest cities in Western China, as a case study to evaluate the argument. This research shows that the tourism value evaluation index system of ancient architectures includes architectural noumenon value, tourism development value, historical value, artistic value, scientific value, cultural value, use value, emotional value and environmental value as well as the protection of the status quo, development conditions and 29-factor indexes. The historical background and the aesthetic value of the architecture are two main reasons for attracting tourists, and the research result shows that the consistent evaluation index system is scientific and feasible.
Cite this paper: Zhang, P. (2019) Tourism Value Evaluation of Urban Ancient Architecture. Current Urban Studies, 7, 157-169. doi: 10.4236/cus.2019.72007.

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