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|tourism = information|
|Information for tourists and visitors, including information offices|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: de facto|
|Tools for this tag|
An information source for tourists, travellers and visitors. May include:
- Tourist information centres and offices.
- Map boards, such as town maps, site maps, hiking and other sport trail maps.
- Informational boards specifically for tourists.
- Informational boards showing details about local history, wildlife etc.
How to map
|information||office||An office where you can get information about a town or region.|
|information||visitor_centre||A place where you can get information about a specific attraction or place of interest.|
|information||board||A board with information. To describe it closer, have a look at board_type=*.|
|information||terminal||A information terminal provides information access via electronic methods. Mostly it is combined with access to the internet. (see internet_access=*)|
|information||audioguide||A place where you can get information using headphones or a mobile phone.|
|information||map||A board with a map. To specify the type or shown details, have a look at map_type=* and map_size=* in Tag:information=map. To describe the access to the shown routes use the access-keys e.g hiking=yes, bicycle=yes or ski=yes.|
|information||tactile_map||Tactile maps are maps for the blind, also known as haptic maps.|
|information||tactile_model||Tactile models are models for the blind representing buildings and surroundings.|
|information||guidepost||Signposts/Guideposts are often found along official hiking/cycling routes to indicate the directions to different destinations. To describe the access to the shown routes use the access-keys e.g hiking=yes, bicycle=yes or ski=yes.|
|information||trail_blaze||A marker that shows the position of the way. Could be a symbol, a short pole or a painted marking. See also: trailblazed=*.
Note: 2 tagging variants currently in use.
For signs that show the direction of a route without giving any information about a destination or the specific route (markers between guideposts) the usage of route_marker is recommended. (Combine with bicycle=yes if bicycle route as in the example).
|information||user defined||All commonly used values according to Taginfo|
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