Removal of Santa Claus statue stirs debate in Turkey’s Antalya – Hurriyet Daily News


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Removal of Santa Claus statue stirs debate in Turkey's Antalya
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Locals and officials are scratching their heads over the removal of a statue of Santa Claus during construction work at Demre's central square in the Mediterranean province of Antalya. The statue of Santa Claus, created by local sculptor Necdet Can

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Santa Claus sanctuary home to birds – ANIMALS – Hurriyet Daily News – Hurriyet Daily News


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Santa Claus sanctuary home to birds – ANIMALS – Hurriyet Daily News
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Demre, a significant destination for faith tourism, is also an alternative place for birdwatchers with its Noel Baba Bird Sanctuary, which is home to 149 species of …

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Santa Claus sanctuary home to birds – Hurriyet Daily News


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Santa Claus sanctuary home to birds
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The Noel Baba (Santa Claus) Bird Sanctuary in the southern province of Antalya's Demre district is one of the leading wetlands in Turkey, providing a home to 149 bird species. The sanctuary, which features birds like cormorants, wild geese and mallards

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Home of Santa Claus to be renovated – Hurriyet Daily News


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Home of Santa Claus to be renovated
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The Mediterranean province of Antalya's Demre district will undergo a series of renovation projects that will renovate many of its historic relics and venues, including the house of Santa Claus and a district square headed by the province's

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Ottoman ceramics found at Santa Claus site in Antalya – Hurriyet Daily News


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Ottoman ceramics found at Santa Claus site in Antalya
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Ottoman-era ceramics have been discovered during excavations at the Noel Baba (Santa Claus) Museum excavations in the southern province of Antalya's Demre district. One of the most visited places in Antalya, the Noel Baba Museum pursuing excavations …

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Fewer tourists come to Santa Claus Museum – Hurriyet Daily News


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Fewer tourists come to Santa Claus Museum
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The Santa Claus Museum is one of the most popular tourist spots in Antalya but received half as many visitors and revenues in January year-on-year. Pamukkale, a paradise in Turkey · Selling pigeon food is serious business · Pilots' trans-Pacific

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TRAVEL > Santa Claus Museum most popular among Antalya tourists – Hurriyet Daily News


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TRAVEL > Santa Claus Museum most popular among Antalya tourists
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The Santa Claus Church is followed by the ancient city of Myra in Demre. Excavation work in the ancient city is headed by Akdeniz University Archaeology Department member Professor Nevzat Çelik. The ancient site was visited by 374,821 tourists in the

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Santa Claus visitors exceed half million – Hurriyet Daily News


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Santa Claus visitors exceed half million
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Antalya's most visited site, the Santa Claus Museum in Demre was visited by more than half million people in the first 10 months of this year. DHA photo. The Santa Claus Museum in the southern province of Antalya's Demre district was visited by more

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Santa Claus on horse distributes presents to Turkish students – Hurriyet Daily News


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Santa Claus on horse distributes presents to Turkish students
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Believe me, while there were only five students, 15 of them came to see Santa.” “Students say resemble Santa and my horse a reindeer. You know Santa Claus

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Santa Claus distributed presents to students – Hurriyet Daily News


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Santa Claus distributed presents to students
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Believe me, while there were only five students, 15 of them came to see Santa.” “Students say resemble Santa and my horse a reindeer. You know Santa Claus

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