ŞİFA BAHÇELERİ VE TURİZMDEKİ YERİ
Developing urban settlements have very positive effects on people and also affect mental and physicalhealth negatively. These health problems, which have increased in recent years, have required serious decisions and reforms in the world. As a result of these reforms within the scope of the landscape, the concept of Ç HEALTHYGARDENS ‘reform has emerged. The healing gardens, which are frequently used in the old Ottoman period, have unfortunately lost its value today.Healing Garden; It is the gardens that are designed to facilitate the return of nature, which is part ofnature, which aims to reduce the stress which is one of the biggest problems in today’s man. The positive effectsof healing gardens created for the treatment of many diseases in Europe have been scientifically proven.Today, in many European countries, especially in our country, activities are organized under the name ofifa healing tourism.Within the scope of healing tourism, it is considered that the countries benefit from natural water assets,geographic location and topographic structure. Garden tourism has also improved in recent years and attracts a lot of attention worldwide. Especially in England, the Netherlands and Japan, various activities are carried outwithin the scope of garden and horticultural tourism.The aim of this study was to determine its place in Turkey and the healing garden examples in the world of tourism. For this purpose, evaluations have been made in the light of domestic and foreign scientific sources and expert point of view.