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Myra Demre Antalya

Myra Demre Antalya

Location

Myra is located in the province of Antalya on the coast of the Teke Peninsula, west of Antalya Bay with a back drop of the Taurus Mountains.

History

Ancient Myra was part of the “ Lycian League” a democratic federation which led to the development of future modern democratic systems.  The modern name for Myra is Demre which has been taken from the nearby river, the Demre Cay, and this ancient city is famous for being the home of St. Nicholas (Santa Claus).  


Myra had a vast Christian community of Greeks living here until they were forced to leave during the Turk/Greek population exchange of 1923 and many abandoned Greek houses can still be seen all over this region and particularly in the ghost village of Kayakoy .  Some of the best examples of Lycian rock tombs are also here and Christian pilgrims still flock to visit the church and tomb of St. Nicholas.  

Closeby Places to Visit

Close by is Kekova Island where you can swim and snorkel and see the sunken city of Simena .

Antalya Photos

Dido Beach Club Lara Antalya

Kemer Yacht Marina

Alpuna Beach Club Lara Antalya

Turkche Live Antalya

Duden Waterfall in Antalya

Mai Tai Beach Club Antalya

Antalya Property For Sale

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Turkish Food Recipes

Aubergine with Minced Meat - Vegetable Courses

Main Course

Ali Nazik - Red Meat Courses

Main Course

Cigarette Borek - Pastries

Tea Time Pastry

Milk Pudding or Muhallebi - Dairy Desserts

Dessert

Lamb Stew with Vegetables - Red Meat Courses

Main Course

Shish Kebab - Red Meat Courses

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