Antalya Demre District Guide

Antalya City Guide

Demre (Myra), one of the most important cities of the Lycian civilization, is one of the most impressive holiday centers of the Mediterranean with its breathtakingly beautiful coastline, ancient ruins, local dishes and sacred places.This rare place on the Mediterranean coast offers historical beauties as well as natural beauties. Demre, located on the Muğla side of Antalya, is among the ideal places for people who dream of a nice holiday with its increasing population in the summer months due to its coast on the Mediterranean. Today, Demre is an important tourism and agricultural center of Antalya.

Check out the most comprehensive Demre district guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Demre” or “How to get to Demre ?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




55 / km2

4,13 %

471 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Demre? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Demre, there is only one state hospital named as Demre State Hospital.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Demre or real estate for rent in Demre, you are on the right page. As of the end of July 2020 in Antalya, Demre district, the prices of houses for sale have increased by 17.60% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 140 square meters.

Accommodation in Demre has been so easy at the last years. Demre is an important tourism and agricultural center of Antalya,it’s possible to find many different accommodation alternatives in the city.

You will find the answers of the “Best places to visit in Demre” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Demre” questions in this guide. Myra Ancient City should be on your list of places to visit in Demre. The best preserved theater of the Lycian civilization is located in this ancient city. St. Nicholas Church is among the most beautiful places to visit in Demre. The church, which is located on the Cross Road, which is very important for Christians, was built in memory of St. Nicholas, who is known with the help of especially poor, poor and travelers. Although there are many churches around it, it is the most important church in the district. Located in Kekova Gökkaya, in the islands region, Korsan Cave takes its name from the pirates who have existed in the region in the past. Hamidiye Bay is located half a mile east of Kaleköy. It is right across from Kekova Island.

There are extraordinarily beautiful bays in the Kekova Region, where history and nature are intertwined. It is one of the important accommodation centers for those who go on a blue cruise. In order to reach Kekova bays from the sea, it is necessary to rent a boat from Kale Pier Üçağız or to participate in boat tours.

If you are coming from abroad, Antalya Gazipaşa or Muğla Dalaman Airport will be the best solution for you. It’s possible to find direct flights from many important cities of the world today to Antalya. On the other hand, you can use road transportation to visit Demre. It’s very easy to find direct bus lines to Antalya from many important cities of Turkey.


Enes Sahin

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