Excursion "Demre-Myra-Kekova"

The tour takes place on the territory of the ancient state of Lycia (located in modern Turkey) and the first in what will carry you to watch the Roman amphitheater and the Lycian tombs, located in the ancient capital city of the Lycian state Myra.

Tour to Demre, Myra, Kekova,Turkey

Kekova - the famous island where once stood the ancient city Dolikiste, sank during a severe earthquake. The western edge of the island is available for walking. If you rent a boat in the village Uchayz, you can set foot on the fabled island and sit in the shade at the ruins of the church.

On the north side of the island you will see the ruins of the ancient city destroyed by an earthquake Dolihiste partially gone under water.

Tour to Demre, Myra, Kekova,Turkey

The modern city of Demre - Ancient World - gives us an unusually touching monument - the Church of St. Nicholas. In 300 AD Nicholas, born in Patara, became Bishop of Myra, where he preached until his death in 325. Shortly after the death of St. Nicholas has seen several miraculous healings among the faithful who came to worship his ashes. Subsequently, the world became a place of pilgrimage and the holy faith. The Life of Nicholas has preserved for us an extraordinary description of charity to the poor and children, for which St. Nicholas went down in history as the patron saint of children and prototype of Santa Claus.

Tour to Demre, Myra, Kekova,Turkey

During a boat ride on a yacht in Kekova sunken city can be seen Lycian era, the ancient fortress on the peninsula of Simena. Several years ago, having been here, the famous Captain Jean Cousteau was amazed clean local waters and the beauty of the underwater world, which is reflected in his famous Odyssey.

Hiking and exploring ancient ruins, underwater hunting or fishing, mini-cruises on pleasure yachts, sailing over the sunken city: through the glass bottom you can examine the ruins of ancient buildings.

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