Tomb of ‘real Santa Claus’ may have been found

Archaeologists believe they may have found a tomb belonging to the Saint Nicholas – the inspiration for the legendary character of Santa Claus – beneath a Turkish church. Recent radar surveys have confirmed the presence of a temple and burial grounds beneath the recently restored Saint Nicholas Church in Demre, Antalya, local publication Hürriyet reports. Antalya Monument Authority director Cemil Karabayram said he was hopeful excavators would find Saint Nicholas’s body within the complex. A tourist visits the St Nicholas church. (Getty)Demre, Turkey. (Google Maps) “We have obtained very good results but the real…

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