Head of Antalya's Monument Authority Cemil Karabayram, said that the discovery was made after electronic scans showed previously undiscovered gaps underneath the church.
Experts claim that what was believed to be the original grave of Saint Nicholas (pictured) in Italy was in fact the grave of an anonymous priest.
It has always been believed that the Saint's bones were removed from the Demre site in the 11 century and taken to Bari in Italy, where the Basilica di San Nicola was built to house the remains.
For centuries, historians have pondered over the final resting place of St. Nicholas of Myra, a 4th-century Christian saint whose secret good deeds served as the model for the legendary figure of Santa Claus.
Turkish researchers now claim the wrong bones were moved.
Archaeologists are looking for a way into the temple without harming the 11th Century Church of St. Nicholas, Karabayram said. Not only that, the guy who played Santa Claus in The Santa Clause did time for drug trafficking and is a vocal supporter of Donald Trump.
She said: "We have obtained very good results but the real work starts now".
On one occasion, according to stories, he climbed down a chimney to leave his donation.
Mr Karabayram added the recovery work would be piecemeal, especially given the presence of stone reliefs and mosaics inside. He is revered for his generosity toward the poor and gift giving to children.
According to the St. Nicholas Center, much of Europe celebrates St. Nicholas' Feast Day on December 6 each year, where they exchange gifts as per his tradition. He became popular in the 16th century Europe as Father Christmas.
The Dutch referred to him as Sinterklaas, which became Santa Claus.
Saint Nicholas is depicted in modern images as a portly old man sporting a big white beard and spectacles.
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In another, according to a person who read the emails, they anxious that a reporter might be onto them. At a press conference in 2008, Ivanka said that 60 percent of the building's units had been sold.
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Tom Petty pulled off life support after cardiac arrest
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