Demre Myra Kekova tour

Demre Myra Kekova tour in Turkey is a fascinating historical excursion that will touch on the life and culture of people from four completely different periods, and even inexpensively show the sunken city with the help of a modern open-bottom boat. You can see birthplace of Santa Claus. Religious tourists will also be able to pray at the Church of St. Nicholas.

Demre Myra Kekova tour in Turkey is one of the most popular historical excursion that will tell guests local legends about several very different cultures – Lycian, Byzantine, Hellenic and of course Roman.

Where is Demre

The unique city of Demre is currently located in the province of Antalya. To get to it, follow the D400 until the turn, which will lead directly to the signs to the Museum of Santa Claus.

Birthplace of Santa Claus

The most famous city location at present is the Church of St. Nicholas. Pilgrims from all over the world come here to enjoy the incredibly beautiful building that was erected in honor of Nicholas the Wonderworker, Bishop of the city of Peace, who was him for 43 years from 300 AD. It was this historical figure who became the predecessor of Santa Claus, because he was rightfully called the protector of children and the innocent, and according to legend, he gave gifts to kids at Christmas.

Myra it is the immortal capital of ancient Lycia, which was formerly a province of ancient Rome. It is located just 2 kilometers from Demre, so you can take a fascinating walk from one village to another. At present, such monuments as the acropolis, the amphitheater, where gladiator fights used to take place, Lycian tombs carved right in the mountains and other attractions of the era of ancient people, have been preserved here. Why is the city of Peace so called? The thing is that the locals were deeply religious people, and named it after the incense from the resin "myrrh".

Kekova sunken city

Kekova – it is an incredible sunken city that went under water as a result of an earthquake in the 2nd century AD, but part of its unbroken ruins are still on land. It is located in the southern part of modern Turkey near Demre. To get a better look at his unique household items, a glass-bottom boat will be used as part of the tour.

Demre sunken city tours

Demre Myra Kekova from Alanya

Tour to Demre Myra Kekova from Alanya program, you will have an excursion around the ancient city and Peace with a visit to the Christian church of St. Nicholas. After the walk, you will sail to the boat and explore the underwater city. ...

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price : 30£

Demre Myra Kekova from Side

Demre Myra Kekova from Side excursion in Turkey is an acquaintance at once with three unique settlements that have become legendary. Opportunity to see the sunken ancient city, the church, the island of Kekova. Buried under the water column directly from the ship in the bottom of the ship there is a special window for sightseeing. A visit to the place where Nicholas the Wonderworker lived, contemp ...

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price : 30£

Demre Mira Kekova from Belek

Demre-Mira-Kekova from Belek is a fascinating, rich, informative excursion to the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker and three legendary historical places in Turkey. Boat trip along the sunken city of Kekova and look through the window in the bottom of the ship to part that went under water. Acquaintance with Christian shrines, the history of the life of Santa Claus, the place of his preachin ...

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price : 30£

Limira Demre Kekova from Kemer

Limira Demre Kekova from Kemer — is a fascinating tour with historical themes will appeal even to children. Biography of the life of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, a visit to the ancient city of Mira, rock tombs and church, as well as a semi-sunken island are waiting for you on the route. ...

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price : 26£

Demre Myra Kekova from Kemer

The Demre-Myra-Kekova tour from Kemer is 100 km from Kemer to Demre and 2 hours' drive away. Historic tour of the best sights: St. Nicholas Church, rock tombs, Liquia, Roman theatre, sunken island of Kekova. ...

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price : 30£

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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price : 30£

Demre Myra Kekova Tour from Bodrum

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. ...

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price : 80£

Kekova Island from Kas

Kekova Island from Kas on a yacht is a great option for a one-day outing tour for the whole family, which includes not only a tour of the waves of the sea, but also a huge historical value that all tourists will definitely learn about ...

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price : 75£


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