Cultural Heritage Management: The Case of Historical Peninsula in İstanbul
Despite its being defined according to different criteria at the national and international levels, involved countries follow guidebooks prepared by The World Heritage Committee. In this cooperation, management models in line with governance and local ownership principle are being developed. In Turkey, too, the legal regulations concerning the management of cultural heritage, dated 2004, are based on international preservation by laws/charters. Thus, this article evaluates this process through İstanbul Historical Sites, and derives clues as to how management can be developed for the purpose of cultural heritage sustainability not only for the world heritage but also the national level.
Keywords: Cultural heritage (CH), Cultural heritage management (CHM), Heritage management plan (HMP), Site management plan (SMP), İstanbul.