The ancient city of the world
Primorsky city of Ancient Lycia today – Mecca for lovers of history and archeology. The era of the Roman Empire presented the city of amphitheater and carved in the rocks of the tomb. Lycons believed that a higher disposal arrangement would help the soul to rise to the gods faster, so the tombs are on elevations. Excavations of burials are not finished yet.
Christians later settled on this earth, they ordered The ancient city of the world Saint Earth – Saint Nikolai, named in Orthodoxy, was buried here. In the West, he became a defender of children who gives Christmas gifts.
One of the largest Lycian cities and the pilgrimage site of Christians– The ancient city of the world – Starting from the VII century began to come into launch as a result of ruin from Arab raids. The church was repeatedly destroyed, despite the fact that she was protected by a stuffing fortress wall. The power of the patron of the city had to take to the Italian city of Bari, where they remain to this day.
But those who wish to visit the wonderful city did not diminish – Until now, here come to worship the Holy Hoping for Healing. Interestingly, in the city (the ancient city of the world today is called a demre) a lot of signs in our – Our compatriots often come to the grave of St. Nicholas.