• Ria Adriyani Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Cirebon
  • Erna Erna Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Cirebon
  • Rachmat Indrianto Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Cirebon


The   city of Cirebon is located on the north coast  has many  cultural heritages such as cultural heritage collateral, cultural heritage sites, or cultural heritage areas, based on the Mayor's Decree No.19 of 2001 concerning cultural heritage, there are  56  cultural heritage buildings   , and 17 k Awasan as a cultural heritage site (mostly located in the palace area).  In general, the potential of cultural heritage has not been utilized and developed optimally as  a tourist destination,  so this study aims to utilize digital technology for cultural heritage preservation by replicating, visualizing, simulating   Especially informing the importance of cultural heritage to the public through digital media, in the form of digitizing cultural heritage or known as digital heritage. With information technology, digitalization of cultural heritage provides many advantages because it can store more data in digital format, thus increasing the opportunity to reach a wider community to access the existence of cultural heritage. Digital displays and multimedia representations will attract the attention of information technology users, raise public awareness and appreciation of cultural heritage, if properly developed into regional tourism assets. The method used is a qualitative method including observation of the preservation side (photo / video documentation) and interviews, while the development side of cultural heritage through analysis of the potential and problems of cultural heritage through the use of information technology for tourism development. The results showed that the digitization of cultural heritage as cultural heritage. Not only useful for preservation, but as a medium of education to the public. In conclusion, digital heritage involves the participation of academics, so that efforts to preserve cultural heritage produce information that is educational and academically accountable to the community.

Keywords : Cultural Heritage, information technology, digital heritage

How to Cite
Adriyani, R., Erna, E., & Indrianto, R. (2023). PENGEMBANGAN CAGAR BUDAYA DAN PARIWISATA BERBASIS DIGITAL HERITAGE. Exchall: Economic Challenge, 5(1), 12-24.