[Tagging] amenity=place_of_worship | Re: Mapping of indigenous sacred / ceremonial sites

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Wed Apr 3 10:41:12 UTC 2019

On Wednesday, 3 April 2019, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
> Apr 3, 2019, 12:20 PM by voschix at gmail.com:
> > "building=church" is a building that has the characteristics of a church, but to indicate its use as a (christian) church it has to be tagged with "amenity=place_of_worship" plus "religion=christian"
> > I would assume that the default is "access=private" as the priest/pastor/... has the power to refuse anyone. At best it is something similar to "access=customer"
> >
> Why not access=permissive, at least for ones open to a public (with right to refuse entry used
> only in extreme cases)?

That in my experience is the norm, during the  daytime churches  are generally open. In towns and cities there will usually be someone there but in villages the norm is that the door is unlocked.

Phil (trigpoint) 
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