Visiting religious tourism destinations or houses of worship of course there are rules. If you visit a place of worship of a religion that you embrace, you may feel closer to the Creator and your spiritual sense will increase. Meanwhile, if you travel to places of worship of other religions, you can learn how to be tolerant. Traveling to places of worship certainly has its own rules. Places of worship usually set some rules for the convenience of religious adherents who worship there. The following are tips that you can do when visiting religious tourism destinations:
Find out About the Places of Worship to be Visited
Before going to a religious tourism place, you can find out how the conditions in that place are. You can see written experiences of tourists who visit there and photos of religious tourist attractions. From there you can find out what you can do there, what clothes should be worn, and what rules exist in the place of worship.
Traveling to places of worship should really pay attention to the clothes to be worn. Wear polite clothes as a form of respect for this sacred place and also the followers of religion who are worshiping. In some places of worship, such as temples or temples, you will get a cloth that you can wrap around as a subordinate. When traveling to the mosque, it would be nice if you wear clothes that cover your genitals. Usually certain mosques also provide special clothes for visiting tourists.
Respect Religious Adherents who are Worshiping
If in other tourist destinations you are free to take photos, in places of worship you may not be able to do that. Know first whether taking pictures is allowed or not. If you can do it, don’t disturb religious followers who are worshiping because you are too busy taking pictures.
Take Care of your Behavior
Don’t let you and your partner do anything inappropriate. Respect the place of worship by maintaining the best behavior. If you speak too much. Don’t shout, joke excessively with friends, let alone make a scene.
Interact with Followers of Other Religions
If you can interact with local residents who usually worship in that place. Your insight about the religious places you visit will increase. But note also, the right time to chat. Do not disturb their worship time.
Always Keep the Place of Worship Clean
ThThis should not only be done in places of worship but also in other tourist places. Always keeping the place of worship clean is one of the most important things. If you have trash and don’t see a trash can, put it in a bag first, then throw it away if there’s a trash can.