SLOW TOURISM - LIVEINSLUMS

Tour within City of Dead

Through the study of some specific routes (monuments, anthropological, social intense tour, arts and crafts) travelers are invited to make a slow tourism, respectful of cultural differences, the promoter of policies to protect the tangible and intangible heritage of the City of the Dead.

Model

Model title
Tour within City of Dead
Location
Slum of City of Dead, Cairo
For whom is it?
Travelers interested to establish authentic relationship with City of Dead
a/ initiator
Liveinslums
b/ provider
Liveinslums & several families living in City of Dead
Start
2007
Type of duration
Temporary

Characteristics

Critical
3
Collaborating with the families of City of Dead
Social
3
Stimulating social relations between visitors and inhabitants of City of Dead
Participatory
3
Started thanks the interaction between Live in Slums Ngo and some inhabitants
Responsible
3
Socially and environmentally
Bottom up
3
Started from social and spatial researches of City of Dead
Inventive
3
Creating an experience path within a slum
Site-specific
4
Having a direct investigation of the space with local community
Educative
3
Discovering unknown historical monuments & living conditions in the slum
Local
4
Towards local community and cultural heritage of the Slums

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