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Over-all Visitors to Cultural Places during 2004:
Historical places, archaeological sites and museums received 2.621
million visitors in 2004, compared to 2.776 million visitors in 2003, showing a
decline of 5.6 percent over previous year. Detail of visitor are given in the
Table No. 1 : Visitors to Places of Cultural Importance 2003 Vs 2004
2.758 21.00 0.0182 1.7 2.776 20.8
Department of Archaeology, Lok Virsa, Islamabad, Pakistan Science
Foundation, Government of Pakistan, Culture Departments, Government of
Sindh, Archaeology Department, Government of N.W.F.P. and Planning &
Development Department, Northern Areas, Administration.
It would be seen from the above table that:-
Arrivals to places of cultural importance decreased to 2.621 million in
2004 from 2.776 million in 2003 indicating a decrease of 5.6 percent.
The fall in overall visitors is due to decrease in domestic visitors. The
domestic visitors showed a decline of 6.2 percent in 2004 while
foreign visitors reflected a strong growth of 87.9 percent in 2004.
Long Term Trends of Visitors to Cultural Places:
Long term trends show upward and downward trends over the period
1995 to 2004. The year-wise detail are exhibited in the following table:-
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