Demre Myra Kekova Antalya tour

Demre Myra Kekova Antalya tour is an opportunity to visit the church of Santa Claus, boat tour on Kekova sunken city, get acquainted with the ancient city and Lycian tombs.

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Demre Myra Kekova from Antalya, you have to overcome a distance of 145 km. The journey will take almost 3 hours. The transfer is carried out on a comfortable bus, so the trip will take place with all the amenities.

Historical tours in Antalya

The Demre myra Kekova from Antalya has a rich history, so it is worth going on such a trip because the experience will be unforgettable. This historical place in Turkey, it is called a pearl, was first mentioned in the 4th century BC. Myra was a thriving city, so it was often attacked and captured, but it was restored every time after the destruction. For this reason, it is not surprising that tourists can see various monuments of architecture of many cultures.

Where is Santa Claus from

Here in the 4th century Art. BC lived St. Nicholas, and today the guests of the country can visit the place of its habitat. Also, the attention of tourists will attract the ancient amphitheater, located in the rocks, and Lycian tombs - necropolis in Turkey. You can also visit the iconic shop in Demre.

For history buffs, we also recommend choosing two-day trips to Pamulkkale from Antalya.

Demre Myra Kekova sunken city

Why Kekova is called the city underwater or sunken city. One of the attractions that travelers like is the sunken city of Kekova, which the great Cousteau liked to tell about. It was previously part of the mainland and is 7.5 km long. The highest depth at a distance from the coast to the island is 105 m, and the highest height is 188 m.

Kekova island Turkey

A huge part of the city was underwater because of the earthquake, which occurred during the antiquity. Now there is no one here, and the city remained only on the map. Sometimes only goats graze in Kekova, which is brought here by the local population. Recovery work is not underway, as there is no such possibility. Those who want to swim and dive in the sunken city are waiting for the disappointment — to do it will not work, because it is forbidden at the legislative level.

Ancient Lycia

The Lycans are the people of Asia Minor, which shows that the history of the region dates back more than a millennium. To be more precise, he appeared in 4 art. BC Likia was a small state, it occupied the area of the modern Turkish capital.

Its peculiarity in the democratic system - it was here that the first parliament working on the principle of democracy appeared. There were 23 cities with the right to vote in the Lycian Union, and three in large settlements. Coins were also minted here, so it's no surprise that tourists are still finding currency dating back to the 3rd century BC.

In addition, Lycia has its own necropolis. Lycian tombs (or Lycian worlds) were cut down in a mountain 200 meters high because it was believed that the soul of the deceased should be as close as possible to the Almighty.

Benefits of booking Demre Myra Kekova from Antalya in our agency:

To go to Demre Myra Kekova from Antalya will be able to all guests of the country who want on vacation not only to luxor on the beach, but also to study the history and features of the religion of Turkey. We guarantee holidaymakers a comfortable ride by air-conditioned bus and accessibility. You can book a tour by phone or online on our website. As for prepayment, it is not required - pay on the day of the trip. If you have questions, contact the manager and provide an exhaustive consultation.

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Demre Myra Kekova Antalya tour price 2024

Adult 30 £
Kids (4-8 ) 18 £
Infants (0 -3) Free

Demre Myra Kekova Antalya tour programm

  • A comfortable transfer takes tourists to the regions of Antalya
  • Rest stop 10 minutes
  • Check-in to the icon shop, icons in silver, gold, rubies
  • A visit to the Church of St. Nicholas the Pleasure is a Christian and Muslim shrine, frescoes, the sarcophagus of St. Nicholas, an altar and many shops around. The guide will tell you the amazing history of the church. You can buy a cross, an amulet or an icon for memory
  • Free time You can pray, light a candle, take pictures and look into the shops near the church
  • Stop at the Rock Tombs - the burial place of the Lycians, dating back to the 4th century BC.
  • Visit to the Roman theater in the ancient city of Mira, which was built in the 2nd century AD. and accommodated about 10,000 spectators
  • Stop for a delicious local lunch at a restaurant
  • Walking on a yacht around the sunken city of Kekova, through the glass bottom of the yacht you can see sunken buildings, columns, churches. Half of the island sank in an earthquake. Unfortunately, the Turkish government prohibits scuba diving in this amazing place, but the opportunity to see it from a yacht is very pleasing
  • Stop for a swim in the open sea, acquaintance with various types of fish and beautiful sea water
  • The return transfer will take you back to your hotel.

Demre Myra Kekova Antalya tour details

Tour daysWednesday,Friday,Sunday
Tour hours 08:00 — 20:00
Includes transfer in both directions, insurance, services of a English-speaking guide-historian, lunch, Kekova boat trip
Excludes drinks, personal expenses, entrance to the church of st. Nikolay
Don't Forgets swimwear, hats, sunblock / sunscreen, sunglasses, headscarf, for those wishing to visit the church

Historical and ancient city

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