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Los Colorados (Provincia de La Rioja). Un caso de planificacion interpretativa

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Author(s): María Pía Falchi | Marcelo A. Torres

Journal: Comechingonia Virtual : Revista Electrónica de Arqueología
ISSN 1851-0027

Volume: 2;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 110;
Date: 2007;
Original page

Keywords: Tourism | rock art | cultural resources

ABSTRACT
The public use of cultural resources can constitute an economic alternative, and can also be an incentive to reduce emigration. Nevertheless, it has to develop in a rational and sustainable way trough management plans with the participation of local community. The aim of this article is to apply concepts of cultural heritage interpretation and conservation to a specific case: Los Colorados (La Rioja). These will be used as a base to develop sustainable cultural tourism. One of the main aspects of this plan is to elaborate, for both locals and visitors, a brief view of the past through rock art. In a second stage, we intend to integrate archeological sites with other historical places in order to offer the visitor a wider historical vision.
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