is the town in Turkey
, located some 10 km to the north-west from ZÃ¼mrÃ¼tkaya
. The capital city Ankara
is in 630 km to the north-east. According to the latest census, the population of Demre is about 15,100 people. Demre is a popular tourist destination thanks to its churches.
It is served by Kastelorizo (IATA: KZS) airport which is 60 km away.
Best things to see in Demre
St. Nicholas Church is an ancient East Roman basilica church in the ancient city of Myra, now a museum located in modern Demre, Antalya Province, Turkey. It was built above the burial place of St Nicholas, a 4th-century Christian bishop of Myra, an important religious figure for Eastern Orthodox Christians and Roman Catholics and the historical inspiration for Santa Claus. Its use dated from its 6th century construction for the state church of the Roman Empire by Justinian the Great. The basilic…
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