Really not a lot to see there especially if you have long and exhausting trip from Alanya 3h by bus and 3 h mountain way only for historical interest. Otherwise if you go there like to saint place it worth it as it will be...More
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You should feel it by yourself))) This place is for all Christians and more. Little remark: 20 TL and free with "Museum pass: The Mediterranian".
This ancient and well-preserved church is still a place of pilgrimage for Eastern Orthodox Christians, as it once held the remains of St Nicholas.Be prepared for the throng of pilgrims around his alleged tomb. Very pleasant interior with numerous frescoes.
The church is located in Demre as a district of Antalya. It was built in Byzantium Era. Although St.Nicholas is featured by furcoat and a carriage with elks, he was born and died in Antalya (15 March 270 – 6 December 343). His born town...More
cost of ticket - 20 lira is way too much - 15-20 min is enough for visiting this place including making photos. I was not with organised group so there is not much too see if you don't have tour guide telling story of St...More
Well worth a visit. The church has some beautiful architecture and mosaics, and also the crypt of Santa Claus. However, Christmas is not cancelled. Would recommend going.
You can stop over here for couple of hours and visit the church and Myra Ruins and you wont be disappointed.. the Mosaics in the church are amazing and it one of the most important church for Greeks.. even though the entrance is expensive but...More
St. Nicholas Church is most notable for its mosaic floors in graceful geometric patterns. It was interesting to learn that the local Fourth Century bishop had begun the various Santa Claus myths and traditions by being a protector of children’s well-being and by giving them...More