عنوان مقاله [English]
Religious tourism has been ons of thy oldest and the most active kinds of residents tourism in all over the world that it’s age goes back to intiante of Religious culure. This industry in our country due to it’s Religious nature and also it’s pilgrimatic attractions gets more impartant and can cause macro and micro investments in rural areas, villager self – employment, development of rural tourism, recognayzetion of historic attrations and serving rurals in a better way. This research aimed to investigate the rol of Religious tourism in rural development from the resident’s points of view. For this mean, the descriptive and analytical method(single sample t- test, fridman test, Path analysis test) was used and collected data by documentary and field study(observation, Interview, questionnaire) is used. Statstical Population of thy study includes the tourist in Chekan village that based on the kokran relation the number of samples estimated 120 relligiustourists. Findings indicate Religious tourism in Chekan improves rural’s qulity of life in phyiscal and economic dimensions. And also it shows that it’s effects from Social and cultural dimension is mediocre and environmentally (improvement of rural’s streets in sanitarian perspective, descrease in water source wasting) had a mediocre to low effect and is evaluated negetive.