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Places and things of specific interest to tourists.
Group: Tourism
Used on these elements
may be used on nodes
should not be used on ways
may be used on areas
use on relations unspecified
Documented values: 94
Status: Unspecified


Places and things of specific interest to tourists including places to see, places to stay, things and places providing information and support to tourists. Tourism features can often be represented using either a node or an area and can be combined with other tags. For example a building that is a museum could be tagged as building=yes and tourism=museum. It is also possible to add tags relating to Addresses and Restrictions including days and times of operation. The access=* and fee=* tags can be used to provide details about who can access the facility and if a fee must be paid.


See below for table of value for the 'tourism' key.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
tourism alpine_hut Node Area A remote building located in the mountains intended to provide board and lodging.
Ascher Hütte a.jpg
tourism apartment Node Area One or more flats to be rented for short periods for holiday purpose
HolidayFlats Martinique.jpg
tourism attraction Node Area A general tourism attraction, this tag is often used in addition with other tags (like historic=*).
tourism artwork Node Way Area A tag for public pieces of art.
tourism camp_site Node Area A place where people can camp overnight, using tents or camper vans or caravans.
2009-07-26 Ekeberg Camping.JPG
tourism caravan_site Node Area A place where you can park a caravan overnight or for longer periods.
Caravan park.p.24.png
Caravan Site, Stonehaven - - 156173.jpg
tourism chalet Node Area Rent a hut (see chalet)
Chalets - - 37944.jpg
tourism gallery Node Area Art galleries are a popular visitor attraction
2012-09-02 Gemaeldegalerie Berlin anagoria.JPG
tourism guest_house Node Area Wikipedia Guest houses, similar to a Hostel, provides lodging accommodation without a hotel license that is typically owner-operated. They usually offer a private room served with breakfast, but the staff is not convenient around-the-clock. These range from custom-built guest houses to family-based homes, frequently refer to as a bed and breakfast.
Guest house.p.16.png
The Crossroads Country Guest House - - 88520.jpg
tourism hostel Node Area Wikipedia Hostels provide inexpensive accommodation, typically with them having shared bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens, and lounges.
Dorm Room 1.jpg
tourism hotel Node Area Wikipedia Hotels provide accommodation for guests with usually numbered rooms. Some facilities provided may include a basic bed, storage for clothing and additional guest facilities may include swimming pool, childcare, and conference facilities.
Hcom 1097758 7 b.jpg
tourism information Node Area Information resource for tourists and visitors. To additionally describe the kind of information use information=*.
Fleetwood tourist information centre - DSC06596.JPG
tourism motel Node Area Wikipedia Motel is an abbreviation which is shortened by the term "motor hotel". It's an establishment that provides accommodation designed for motorists usually on a short-term basis, with convenient parking for motor cars at or close to the room.
Dscf0759 600.jpg
tourism museum Node Area Wikipedia Museum is an institution which has exhibitions on scientific, historical, artistic, or cultural artifacts. Typically these are open to the public as a tourist attraction.
tourism picnic_site Node Area A place where you can have an outdoor picnic. May have facilities such as tables and benches.
Picnic site.jpg
tourism theme_park Node Area Wikipedia Theme park or amusement park is an area where entertainment is provided by rides, game concessions, etc., catering to large numbers to people. For example: Disneyland and Six Flags.
Theme park.jpg
tourism viewpoint Node A place, often high, with a good view of surrounding countryside or notable buildings, lookout. Sometimes called a vista point or scenic area/point.
View point.p.16.png
tourism wilderness_hut Node Area Wikipedia Wilderness hut or backcountry hut is a remote building, with generally a fireplace, intended to provide temporary shelter and sleeping accommodation. See also Wikipedia Bothy
Alpe scaredi.jpg
tourism zoo Node Area Wikipedia Zoo is an abbreviation for a zoological garden or park that has confined animals on display for viewing by the public.
A miss. berlin 1.JPG
tourism yes Node Area To add tourist interest to something described by other tags.
tourism user defined Node Area All commonly used values according to Taginfo

This table is a wiki template with a default description in English. Editable here.