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Chania Town

Hania is the capital city of the Municipality of Hania, with 60.000 inhabitants. They are built at the site of the aqncient town of Kydonia, one of the oldest inhabited areas on the island. Its modern times name was given by the Arabs. In 1252, under the Venetian occupation, the town begun its fortification projects, which were finished in 1590. Hania was the first town in Crete occupied by the Turks, in 1654, until it was freed in 1898, when it also became the capital of the by then autonomous island. Today in Hania, the visitor will distinguish the modern from the traditional parts of the town, which includes areas such as the Top Hana or Topana, the Jewish neighbourhood, the Santrivani, the Spalntzia or Plaza, and the Casteli.

Among the buildings surrounding the busy little port you will note the older structures of the venetian and the turkish occupation periods, as well as the newer buildings with modern architecture. The town monuments, its squares and its streets testify to its glorious history. Here you will also find many memorials to Eleftherios Venizelos, the great, forward looking politician who was born in the village of Mournies and spent a great part of his life in Hania. In the town, it is wothwile to visit the Halepa neighbourhood with the breathtaking mansions as well as the church of Saint Maria Magdalene, the arcaeological excavation sites of ancient Kidonia in Casteli (nearby the port) the metropolitan Cathedral, the Municipal and Zoologigal Gardens and the Municipal Market. Here, you will also find the Archaeological, Laographic, Historical and Nautical Museum as well as the Municipal Library


 

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 Royal Sun
Featuring a restaurant and a pool with terrace in its palm-tree garden, the Royal Sun is within 2 miles of the center of Chania Town. more...
 Julies Studios
Julies Studios offers self-catering accommodations in Chania Town, within 984 feet from the old port and 1640 feet from the town center. House-Museum of Eleftherios Venizelos is 1312 feet away. more...
 Beautiful house in Chania Old Town/Venetian Harbor
In the Chania Old Town district of Chania, close to Nea Chora Beach, Beautiful house in Chania Old Town/Venetian Harbor features free WiFi and a washing machine. Guests have a private patio. more...
 Porto Antico
Built in 1659, Porto Antico is located in the picturesque Venetian harbor of Chania and within a short walk from the town center. more...
 Alegria Pension
Well situated in the Chania Old Town district of Chania, Alegria Pension is located an 8-minute walk from Nea Chora Beach, 0.7 miles from Koum Kapi Beach and a 17-minute walk from Kladissos Beach. more...
 Koum Kapi Boutique Apartments
Located in Chania, a few steps from Koum Kapi Beach and 1.1 miles from Nea Chora Beach, Koum Kapi Boutique Apartments offers free WiFi and air conditioning. more...
 Irene Hotel
Located on the western wall of the old town of Nea Chora Chania, just 164 feet from the sea, Irene Hotel offers rooms with balconies, some with views across Chania Bay. The beach is 820 feet away. more...
 Arkadi Hotel
This central Chania hotel is just 656 feet from the Old Town walls and the Venetian harbor. more...
 Falassarna Hotel
In one of the most beautiful cities of Crete, Chania, you can find Falassarna Hotel 656 feet from the beach of Nea Chora, 10 minutes from the venetian harbor and 15 minutes from the center of Chania. more...
 Cornillia's Home
Cornillia's Home is located in Chania, a 9-minute walk from Koum Kapi Beach, and provides a balcony, garden, and free WiFi. more...
 Antigoni's Garden House
Located in Chania, a 9-minute walk from Koum Kapi Beach and 0.9 miles from Nea Chora Beach, Antigoni's Garden House offers free WiFi, a garden and air conditioning. more...
 Cocoon City Hostel
Boasting a shared lounge and free WiFi, Cocoon City Hostel is set in Chania Town. The property is close to Mitropoleos Square, Municipal Art Gallery of Chania and Historical Museum of Chania. more...
 TRIA Urban Chania
Featuring air-conditioned accommodations with a balcony, TRIA Urban Chania is located in Chania. more...
 Frini Hotel
The family-run Frini Hotel is located right across the beach of Nea Chora, half a mile from the historic quarter of Chania. It offers air conditioned rooms with balcony. more...
 J&G Suites
J&G Suites is housed in a renovated Venetian building, in the center of Chania’s Old Town, opposite the Byzantine chapel of Saint Irene. Guests enjoy air-conditioned suites. more...
 Hotel Ideon
Just 328 feet from the sandy Nea Chora Beach, the family-run Hotel Ideon is in Chania Town. It offers free WiFi in public areas and air-conditioned accommodations with a balcony. more...
 El Greco Hotel
El Greco Hotel is located in the Old Town of Chania, right next to the Venetian harbor and only 550 yards from the beach of Nea Chora. more...
 Danaos Hotel
The family-run Danaos offers a friendly and relaxed base in the heart of Chania, just a short walk from Chania’s Venetian harbor and right next to the beautiful sandy beach of Nea Chora. more...
 Talos
Located in Chania, an 8-minute walk from Nea Chora Beach and 0.7 miles from Koum Kapi Beach, Talos provides sea views and free WiFi. The condo hotel has a terrace. more...
 The 3 Brothers' Apts
Located in Chania, a 3-minute walk from Nea Chora Beach, The 3 Brothers' Apts features rooms with city views and free WiFi. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. more...
 Porto Veneziano Hotel
Porto Veneziano Hotel enjoys a privileged location on the waterfront of Chania's Old Venetian harbor. more...
 Odyseia Apartments at the Center of Chania
Located in Chania, a 7-minute walk from Koum Kapi Beach and 0.8 miles from Nea Chora Beach, Odyseia Apartments at the Center of Chania provides accommodations with free WiFi, air conditioning and more...
 Penelopi Rooms
Located in the picturesque Nea Chora, just 197 feet away from the sandy, blue flag beach, Penelopi Rooms offers rooms with free WiFi and balcony. more...
 Polixeny's Suites
Located in Chania, a 7-minute walk from Koum Kapi Beach, Polixeny's Suites features views of the city. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. more...
 Irida Hotel
Irida Hotel is located near the cosmopolitan Koum Kapi area, on the promenade leading to Chania's center and overlooks the sea. It has free Wi-Fi access and offers buffet breakfast and private more...




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