Zahra Anabestani Azita Rajabi


Purpose: Religious beliefs of the distant past, had a major role in the establishment and development of human settlements. In order to earn religious tourism and the preservation of cultural heritage is taken into consideration. This paper attempts to influence of presence of religious tourists on the development of rural settlements must be examined from the perspective of the villagers.
Methodology: Research methods in this study, the target application and the method is analytical. The research community, including the f households of the Novdeh-e-Enghelab Village, shoots the census of 2011, with 1050 households and 3469 people are, Cochran formula required sample size was 165 households.
Finding: Presence of religious tourists in rural areas in the field of social and cultural were most affected by the development of rural settlement has left out 3.4. In addition, Friedman test statistic shows that this index is 3.24 for the villager's highest priority.
Research limitation: One of the main challenges in this study is to access the information of religious tourists.
Practical implications: Based on the findings, suggestions and advertising tourist attractions include Shrine of Ibrahim (AS), the provision of space for parking and accommodations, in compliance with the Privacy religious monument wall of green space, coordination of services in the field of tourism organizations, etc. have been proposed.
Original/value: This study is important in the sense that possible to detect traces of religious tourism, rural development fields provided.

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AnabestaniZ., & RajabiA. (2014). Effects of Religious Tourists on Rural Development of Rural Settlements from the Perspective (Case Study: Nodeh-e-Enghelab Village in Khushab County). Journal of Research and Rural Planning, 3(7), 115-127. https://doi.org/10.22067/jrrp.v3i7.38625
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