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[[Image:DemreMyra.jpg|thumb|350px|Lycian rock tombs at ancient city of Myra]]
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'''Demre''' (former official name: Kale) is a town in [[Mediterranean Turkey]]. This is the town where '''St Nicholas''' ("real" '''Santa Claus''') lived. Ancient name of the town is '''Myra'''.
 
'''Demre''' (former official name: Kale) is a town in [[Mediterranean Turkey]]. This is the town where '''St Nicholas''' ("real" '''Santa Claus''') lived. Ancient name of the town is '''Myra'''.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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Demre lies on the highway '''D400''', which connects [[Fethiye]] in the west with [[Antalya]] in the east along the Lycian coast. Many '''buses''' running town to town on this highway connect Demre with [[Kalkan]], [[Kaş]], [[Finike]], and [[Olympos (Turkey)|Olympos]] among others.
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'''[[Lycian Way]]''', a way-marked hiking trail connecting Fethiye with Antalya, also passes through Demre.
  
 
==Get around==
 
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==See==
 
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* <see name="St Nicholas Church" alt="Noel Baba Kilisesi" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="10 TL"></see>
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[[Image:Nikolas_myra.jpg|thumb|A sculpture of St Nicholas near the church]]
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* <see name="St Nicholas Church" alt="Noel Baba Kilisesi" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="10 TL">St Nicholas Church is the main attraction of the town.</see>
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* <see name="Myra" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">An ancient Lycian city.</see>
  
 
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Revision as of 14:40, 19 December 2009

Lycian rock tombs at ancient city of Myra

Demre (former official name: Kale) is a town in Mediterranean Turkey. This is the town where St Nicholas ("real" Santa Claus) lived. Ancient name of the town is Myra.

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Get in

Demre lies on the highway D400, which connects Fethiye in the west with Antalya in the east along the Lycian coast. Many buses running town to town on this highway connect Demre with Kalkan, Kaş, Finike, and Olympos among others.

Lycian Way, a way-marked hiking trail connecting Fethiye with Antalya, also passes through Demre.

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See

A sculpture of St Nicholas near the church
  • St Nicholas Church (Noel Baba Kilisesi). St Nicholas Church is the main attraction of the town. 10 TL.
  • Myra. An ancient Lycian city.

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Routes through Demre
MarmarisKaş  W noframe E  OlymposAntalya




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