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Aug 10, 2017
“Every Orthodox should visit”
Apr 16, 2017
“Worth the visit ”
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

The Church from the 6th cent. was made on the foundations of the older Christian church that was the seat of Saint Nicholas's bishopric. The church is now a museum which doesn't stop Russian tourists to bow and pray in front of the sarcophagus that...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful old church built around the mid 5th century. Tickets cost 20 TL per person to go in. Outside is a tea garden and small gift shop. Across the road are many shops all with Russian signage. St Nicholas was an important Saint for...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 13, 2016

Supposedly the original St Nicholas was entombed here (his bones later removed by grave robbers). Good frescas and views of the ancient church. We went in early April and were almost alone -- one Turkish family was there, who allowed us to photograph their little...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed February 10, 2016

A very big dissapointment. Being a proffessional Santa and Mrs Claus,, we were not very glad to use a day including bus ride from Antalya to see this. The bus ride was very fine, coffee served in the bus, bus-stop at toilets, all OK. The...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed July 5, 2015

We had enjoy the church and the museum too. The museum shop was cleverly arranged, air-conditioned with pleasant music. The souvenirs were surprisingly good price compared with bazaar.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed June 28, 2015

the church or museum was under renovation and the room was under shelter. hieroglyph was like new and

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed October 21, 2014

We reviewed this site under the longer report for the Myra Historical site. We combined both sites, travelling from Kas, you can find hints for independent travellers in that review.

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed August 20, 2014

What a great place to visit, beautiful church. Will return with more time. Wonderful floor and ceilings. A tad crowded hence a return is on the cards.

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank AJDDOD
Reviewed August 4, 2014

I dont understand why they requesting this price for a Church. I hope they can understand they do nothing to do for getting this money.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank atakp
Reviewed August 4, 2014

Its not a must visit place but its nice. We visited the museum on our way to Kas and it was very interesting. Although August is not the best time to visit because it was very hot.

Date of experience: August 2014
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