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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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 Central City Hotel
Central City Hotel, Chania
Central is set in Chania Town, 656 feet from Nautical Museum. Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and is fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. more...
 Nais Apartments & Studios
Nais Apartments & Studios, Chania
Nais Apartments & Studios is an apartment complex located in Chania Town, 1640 feet from House-Museum of Eleftherios Venizelos. Guests benefit from free WiFi and private parking available on site. more...
 The48suites
The48suites, Chania
Located 4.5 miles from Venizelos Graves, The48suites provides accommodations in the Chania Old Town of Chania. Free WiFi is featured. All units feature air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. more...
 Doge Traditional Hotel
Doge Traditional Hotel, Chania
The 15th-century, Venetian-style Doge Hotel is in Chania’s center 55 yards from the Venetian Harbor. It features free Wi-Fi, a rich breakfast and self-catering rooms with romantic décor. more...
 Scala de Faro
Scala de Faro, Chania
Scala de Faro is located in the Chania Old Town in Chania Town, 328 feet from the Archaeological Museum of Chania. All rooms come with a TV. more...
 1924 suites
1924 suites, Chania
Located 3.7 mi from Venizelos Graves and 656 feet from Mosque of Kioutsouk Hassan, 1924 suites features accommodations in the Chania Old Town of Chania Town. Complimentary WiFi is provided. more...
 Casa Veneta
Casa Veneta, Chania
Centrally located in Chania’s Old Town, Casa Veneta offers air-conditioned accommodations overlooking the Venetian Port or the scenic street. Nea Chora Beach is at 1640 feet. more...
 Venetian Palace
Venetian Palace, Chania
Set in Chania Town, 656 feet from Archaeological Museum of Chania, the Venetian Palace offers accommodations in a restored Venetian stone house. Free WiFi is offered. more...
 Kydon The Heart City Hotel
Kydon The Heart City Hotel, Chania
Located in the centre of Chania, Kydon Hotel is opposite of the main market hall and just a few minutes' walk from the Old Town and the Venetian Harbour. more...
 Trianon Luxury Apartments & Suites
Trianon Luxury Apartments & Suites, Chania
Centrally located in Chania, just 0.6 mi from the center, Trianon Luxury Apartments & Suites features elegantly designed rooms and suites with modern amenities and free WiFi. more...
 Porto Veneziano Hotel
Porto Veneziano Hotel, Chania
Porto Veneziano Hotel enjoys a privileged location on the waterfront of Chania's Old Venetian harbor. more...
 Enetiko Rooms
Enetiko Rooms, Chania
Just 165 ft from the Venetian Port, in the Old Town of Chania, Enetiko Rooms features a Cretan restaurant and a cafe. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. more...
 Silde Studios & Apartments
Silde Studios & Apartments, Chania
Perfectly located in the old town of Chania, this beautifully restored town house offers traditional accommodations with free internet and satellite TV, just steps away from the town’s attractions and more...
 Stoa Suites Chania
Stoa Suites Chania, Chania
Stoa Suites Chania has well-equipped accommodations featuring free WiFi in Chania, 3.2 miles from Venizelos Graves. more...
 Alena Apartments
Alena Apartments, Chania
Offering free bicycle rental, Alena Apartments is a self-catering accommodations with free WiFi throughout. It is pet-friendly. more...




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