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Fresco in the Church of St. Nicholas at Myra

Fresco in the Church of St. Nicholas at Myra
Fresco in the Church of St. Nicholas at Myra, originally uploaded by voyageAnatolia.

Myra is an ancient town in Lycia, where the small town of Kale (Demre) is situated today in Antalya Province of Turkey. Saint Nicholas of Myra lived here. We know him today as Santa Claus ... More

The earliest church of St. Nicholas at Myra was built in the 6th century. The present-day church was constructed mainly from the 8th century onward; a monastery was added in the second half of the 11th century ... More

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