Demre Myra Kekova Tour from Bodrum is a tour of historical places, the program of which includes a visit to the ancient cities of Demre and Myra, as well as the island of Kekova, which has not completely sunk under the water.
Such a tour is in demand among tourists who love history, archeology, and believing Christians. Having gone there, you will walk along the ancient paths of famous cities, take a ride on a ship with a transparent bottom, and see entire blocks of the sunken island.
In Demre there is a church where St. Nicholas the Pleasant worked and did well every day, helping the needy parishioners. The church works only on December 19, on this day more than 500 people gather there to join the prayer. There is still strong energy here that cannot be explained in words. The relics of the priest were buried in a sarcophagus on the territory of the complex. Later, they were transported to Italy, but the sarcophagus remained in the church. To this day, believing tourists know that he hears them anyway and helps. Every year pilgrims from all over the world gather here. On the territory of the temple, there is an icon shop, where you can inexpensively buy candles, icons, oils, prayer books, and other church products.
Not far from Demre is the city of Myra, where the main pride is the tombs of the Lycians in the rocks. They were buried depending on their status, those who had money bought a place for themselves during their lifetime, these were the highest floors, it was believed that they would be closer to heaven, which means to God. Nearby there is a huge amphitheater of ancient times, where gladiators fought in ancient times, various fairs, concerts, and other significant events took place. One has only to sit on the very top seats, as the film Gladiator or Spartacus appears before your eyes.
If tourists want to visit the largest amphitheater in Turkey, we recommend booking a Tour to Pamukkale from Bodrum. Its ruins were reconstructed in the second half of the 20th century and are now practically pristine.
Demre Myra Kekova from Bodrum - a unique opportunity to visit 3 ancient places at once.
Note! Not far from Mira is the settlement of Limira. Their main differences:
After the ancient Myra, we will visit the island of Kekova, partially submerged during the displacement of tectonic plates more than one hundred years ago. A beautiful snow-white ship with a transparent bottom sets off on a sea cruise along the colorful bays. Through the purest sea surface you can see Turkish Atlantis, and having a swim after such a rich walk will have a sweet aftertaste.
At one time it was a favorite spot for divers. Narrow streets, temples, and other buildings could be seen while diving underwater. But over time, the site was recognized as a cultural heritage by UNESCO, and diving was banned by the authorities. But no one will prevent tourists from swimming in a crystal clear bay near the sunken city of Kekova. The abundant number of attractions on the Demre Myra Kekova tour from Bodrum will delight history lovers, Christian believers, and simply lovers of the beautiful nature around. You can order a tour on our website for free and pay when you join.