The Church of Santa Claus DemreThe Saint Nicholas, known as Father Christmas in the world, was born in Patara, one of the important cities of the Lycian region, and lived in Myra (Demre). St. Nicholas made bishop in Myra. After the death of the respected religious personality of St. Nicholas, he made it to the rank of saint. After the death of St. Nicholas, who was believed to be the protector of sailors and students, the saints of the poor, the Myrans put a tomb inside him, building a church in his name. St. Nicholas, who was a saint in Europe, Europe and America, When the city of Mayra, where the St. Nicholas Church was located, became the capital of the Lycian region and its prestige increased, Saint Nicholas had a great influence. St. St. Nicholas Church An important monument in the history of Byzantine art, the most outstanding example. The Santa Claus Church, which suffered great damage with floods, earthquakes and invasions in 1042, was the Emperor IX. Constantin and his wife, Zoe, in 1862 by the Russian Tsar I. Nikolay not fixed. During the Crusades in 1979, the merchants of Bari stole the bones of Saint Nicholas, the city of Bari, Italy, and buried them in the basilica. Some of the bones that are believed to have belonged to Saint Nicholas are now preserved in the Antalya Museum. In the center of Demre district Gökyazı Mah. Museum Cad. The St. Nicholas Memorial Museum is located at 08.00 am. Museum entrance fee is valid.