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St. Nicholas Church Demre

St Nicholas Church

Working hours 08:30 – 19:30 (closed till lunch on holidays)
How to go: 147 km from Antalya, D400 road, between Demre, Finike and Kaş
How long does it take: around 2,5 hours

St. Nicholas Church is located in Demre and it is an ancient Byzantine site. It was built in AD 520, and has wonderful frescos and architecture and high religious significance. It was used between 5-12 centuries. It is important because of burial place of St. Nicholas of Myra is there. He is a very important religious figure and known in the world as Santa Claus. Church is a UNESCO world heritage site.