The lycian rock-cut tombs of Myra, Turkey | Incredible Pictures

Church of St. Nicholas in ancient Myra (modern or Kale Demre) is a ruined Byzantine church containing the tomb of St. Nicholas of Myra (the inspiration for Santa Claus), as well as many fine mosaics and frescoes.

Sagalassos fountain (Turkey, ca. 160-180 AD). Located roughly 110 km north of Antalya, the ruins of the city extend  2.5 km from west to east and 1.5 km from north to south. The excavations at Sagalassos are now among the largest archaeological projects in the Mediterranean. Sagalassos was a prosperous city for over 1000 years, from early Hellenistic times until it was struck by a devastating earthquake in the 7th century AD when the city was abandoned.

Sagalassos fountain (Turkey, ca. Located roughly 110 km north of Antalya, the ruins of the city extend km from west to east and km from north to south. The excavations at Sagalassos are now among the largest archaeological projects i

Ancient City of Myra located in Demre, Turkey

MYRA Demre Antalya 2011 - Myra, Antalya (don't know if it was a home or other)

Detail of head of Zeus, Museum of Archeology, Antalya, Turkey

Detail of head of Zeus, Museum of Archeology, Antalya, Turkey (Reference for Ahab)

Myra (Demre), Antalya, Turkey  Lycian tombs with square columns carved into limestone cliffs during the fourth century B.C. look like houses bunched together. They rest on the cliff above a well-preserved Roman theater with a double-vaulted corridor. However, the ancient city is most famous for its restored 9th–11th-century church dedicated to a local-boy-made-good: St. Nicholas, better known as Santa Claus.

Myra (Demre) Lycian tombs with square columns carved into limestone cliffs during the They rest o the cliff above a well preserved Roman theatre with a double vaulted corridor. Most famous of the restored church dedicated to St Nicholas.

Street scenes in the kaleiçi, old quarter of Antalya, Turkey #travel

visitheworld: “ Street scenes in the kaleiçi, old quarter of Antalya, Turkey (by hopemeng).

The ruins of the Temple of Apollo at Side, Antalya, Turkey (by Saffron Blaze)

The ruins of the Temple of Apollo at Side, Antalya, Turkey (by Saffron Blaze). It's a beautiful world


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