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Taj Mahal (Edited).jpeg
A building/area/site/monument officially recognized for its historic or cultural value. Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: historic
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)may be used on relations
Useful combination
See also
Status: in usePage for proposal

This tagging scheme collides with the more commonly used historic=*. In general, this tag is used in cases where historic=yes would otherwise be used, and the site is a recognized heritage site. Otherwise, one of the other historic=* tags should be used, in combination with heritage=*. In addition, mappers should also set heritage:operator=* to indicate who operates the historic site.