The Heritage of Great “Kyai Besali”, A Community Action Plan for Religious Heritage


Kyai Besali is a great Islamic missionaries, in the 18th century. His cemetery is located in the village Tegalsari, next to the East River Keyang, Ponorogo, East Java, Indonesia. There are many housing and new boarding schools around the cemetery . In its development, the cemetery complex suffered severe physical degradation. In fact, almost eliminating some cultural heritage, particularly in the form of the building. Integrated conservation plan is needed to prevent "self-destruction of its own", and "The destruction caused by New Creation". Revitalization is needed to make the area not only as a religious place but also become an attractive tourist area. Finally, through a community action plan to raised public participation, so that the area does not belong to a group of people, but also be a part of community life in Ponorogo.

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Retno Hastijanti, "17 Agustus 1945" University of Surabaya, Indonesia

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Conference: ACCS2013
Stream: Cultural Studies

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Hastijanti R. (2013) The Heritage of Great “Kyai Besali”, A Community Action Plan for Religious Heritage ISSN: 2187-4751 – The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2013 – Official Conference Proceedings
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