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Church of St. Nicholas

Demre (Kale), Turkey
+90 242 871 60 01
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Demre (Kale), Turkey
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You go to Demre for 2 things : the rock tombs and St Claus. Sorry, start again : make that 1 thing, the rock tombs and forget St Claus. Other than some interesting paintings and frescoes on the walls and ceiling, the church is of...More

Thank Dirk W
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

An amazing place of tranquility. If you are Christian believer you will be able to feel the peace and strong calming energy of the place. If you are just a history lover- you will be delighted with old architecture (5th to 12th century), icons on...More

Thank Princip23
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

The Church of St. Nicholas is were the story of Sinterklaas begins. The church has beautiful Frescoes with biblical stories. I would absolutely recommend a guide to tell you all about it.

Thank Paul L
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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Mutlaka gezilmeli. Cok etkileyici .... breattaking impressive place . İt is a must see . feel the atmosphere.

Thank Cigdem C
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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

The museum and remains of the church are really special due to the value attached to it. The museum could display and merchandise more things related to the spirit and concept of this historically significant day.

Thank Ali D
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

It is quite popular with Russian tourists. One of the ancient Christian sites and area around it, has been developed beautifully. It has restaurant and gift shops.

Thank Rajesh P
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

If you are interested in early Christian history, this is a must see. Home of original St. Nicholas where he was both pastor and Bishop. On his death he was buried here only to have his remains 'stolen' by some Italian sailors and taken to...More

Thank Bruce H
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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Interesting church, has been kept in a great condition. Would not recommend for elderly people or young children. Avoid going at peak times, try and get there early so you can appreciate the church without all of the tourists groups.

Thank Chloe S
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

The church itself is very special for Christianity because of its history, architecture and founder.

Thank thedudeminds
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

We undertook a day trip with Ucan Travel driven by Ali with an excellent guide by the name of Mr Ferrit. The tour encompassed St Nicholas Church , Lycian Rock Tombs and Kekova Island all of which are distance away from Antalya from where we...More

Thank Chasing-history
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