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Ilja Jefimowitsch Repin - Saint Nicholas of Myra saves three innocents from death
Saint Nicholas of Myra, by Ilya Repin
Myra Theatre
Roman theatre of Myra, with the rock-cut tombs of the ancient Lycian necropolis on the cliff in the background

Myra is an ancient town in Lycia. The small town of Kale (Demre) is situated near it today. It is in Antalya Province of Turkey. It was located on the river Myros (Demre Çay), in the fertile alluvial plain between Alaca Dağ, the Massikytos range and the Aegean Sea.

Nicholas of Myra (also known as Saint Nicholas) did many things there.

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