DIVISIONS OF HERITAGE
THE DIVISION OF TOURISM HERITAGE
The natural heritage is defined as all landscapes that make up theflora and fauna of an area. UNESCO defines heritage as "those natural features, geological formations, natural landscapes and sites that have significant value from the aesthetic point of view,scientific and / or environmental”. (UNESCO, 1998)
The natural heritage is made up of the biosphere reserves, natural monuments, reserves and national parks and wildlife sanctuaries.
Cultural heritageconsists of the historic property that has a nation and also for those who currently give ourselves important value: history, scientific, symbolic or aesthetic.
Cultural heritage is a gift from ourancestors as without it there would know lived in the past, in fact it is our history and without that testimony we wouldn’t know where we came from and the importance of our existence; same so we arecreating a new heritage for our children.
Cultural heritage has two divisions: tangible and intangible.
The tangible is divided into movable and immovable.
In the tangible movable, we have thearchaeological, historical, artistic, ethnographic, technological, religious and traditional home or folkloric collections are important for science, art history and conservation of the country's culturaldiversity.
Some examples are works of art as La Gioconda, books like the Bible, as photographs of Frida Kahlo, crafts such as dolls of Uxmal. (kwibae, 2008)
The tangible property consists of places,sites, buildings, engineering works, industrial, architectural, and monuments typical areas of interest or relevant value from the standpoint of architectural, archaeological, historical, artistic orscientific, recognized and registered as such.
Examples include places like the 5 Avenue in New York, buildings such as Chichen Itza, works of engineering and architecture as the CN tower in Toronto....