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Church of St. Nicholas

Demre (Kale), Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 August 2017

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

Thank thedudeminds
Reviewed 1 August 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
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Really not a lot to see there especially if you have long and exhausting trip from Alanya 3h by bus and 3 h mountain way only for historical interest. Otherwise if you go there like to saint place it worth it as it will be...More

Thank artamonova88
Reviewed 18 May 2017

You should feel it by yourself))) This place is for all Christians and more. Little remark: 20 TL and free with "Museum pass: The Mediterranian".

Thank OksanaLv
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Not a lot to see. Quite boring. Its more of a pilgrimage place for orthodox Christians especially russian

Thank Adil P P
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This ancient and well-preserved church is still a place of pilgrimage for Eastern Orthodox Christians, as it once held the remains of St Nicholas.Be prepared for the throng of pilgrims around his alleged tomb. Very pleasant interior with numerous frescoes.

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The church is located in Demre as a district of Antalya. It was built in Byzantium Era. Although St.Nicholas is featured by furcoat and a carriage with elks, he was born and died in Antalya (15 March 270 – 6 December 343). His born town...More

Thank Ebru A
Reviewed 30 October 2016

cost of ticket - 20 lira is way too much - 15-20 min is enough for visiting this place including making photos. I was not with organised group so there is not much too see if you don't have tour guide telling story of St...More

1  Thank monixo
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Well worth a visit. The church has some beautiful architecture and mosaics, and also the crypt of Santa Claus. However, Christmas is not cancelled. Would recommend going.

Thank Michael C
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