Socialization of Immovable Roman Archaeological Sites in Bulgaria
Stela Stefanova
pp. 143 - 163
Title: Socialization of Immovable Roman Archaeological Sites in Bulgaria
Authors: Stela Stefanova

Abstract: The archaeological cultural heritage and its inclusion in projects for the creation of tourist attractions, tourist products and marketing of the destinations are among the leading priorities in the field of tourism in Bulgaria. In this sense, the aim of the current paper is a review and analysis of the socialization of the immovable archaeological sites from the Roman period in the country. The socialization is considered from several aspects – exposure, preservation, presentation, provided services and organized events, accessibility, technical and ancillary infrastructure, advertisement. In each of them, the applied basic techniques and methods are studied and illustrated with specific examples of sites with national importance from the Roman period. In conclusion, more important problems and challenges related to the socialization are presented. Their resolution is of importance for the preservation of the immovable archaeological monuments and the sustainable development of tourism, based on archaeological heritage.

Keywords: Socialization; Exposure; Immovable Roman Archaeological Heritage; Cultural Tourism

Received: 07-04-2022     Accepted: 29-06-2022     Published: 30-06-2022

Citation: Stefanova, S. (2022). Socialization of Immovable Roman Archaeological Sites in Bulgaria. Cultural and Historical Heritage: Preservation, Presentation, Digitalization (KIN Journal), 8(1), ISSN 2367-8038, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 143–163. DOI: