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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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 Frida Apartments
Frida Apartments, Chania Town
Located on a hill, 1969 feet from Nea Chora Beach, the family-run Frida Apartments offers self-catered apartments, and a pool with views to the sea and the city of Chania. more...
 Villa Mariposa
Villa Mariposa, Chania Town
Located in Chania Town, Villa Mariposa provides accommodations with a private pool and private parking. This self-catered vacation home has a garden and grill facilities. more...
 Koukounari luxury villa
Koukounari luxury villa, Chania Town
Koukounari luxury villa offers accommodations in Chania Town, an 11-minute walk from Venizelos Graves and 1.6 miles from Conference Centre of MAICh. Guests benefit from a terrace and an outdoor pool. more...
 Venetian Palace
Venetian Palace, Chania Town
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...
 Elia Betolo Hotel
Elia Betolo Hotel, Chania Town
Located in Chania Town, Elia Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with a balcony. It features a snack bar. Free WiFi is available in all rooms. more...
 Sunlight Breeze Villa
Sunlight Breeze Villa, Chania Town
Set at a distance of 3.7 from Chania Town Center, this air-conditioned villa features a terrace and a garden with an outdoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests benefit from balcony. more...
 Porto Veneziano
Porto Veneziano, Chania Town
Porto Veneziano Hotel enjoys a privileged location on the waterfront of Chania's Old Venetian harbor. more...
 La Vita Classica
La Vita Classica, Chania Town
Featuring sea views, La Vita Classica is located in Chania Town, 2.5 miles from Venizelos Graves. This apartment provides a terrace as well as free WiFi. more...
 Irida Hotel
Irida Hotel, Chania Town
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...
 Hotel Off
Hotel Off, Chania Town
Located in Topanas district of Chania Town and housed in a Venetian, 13-century building, Hotel Off offers elegantly decorated accommodations with free WiFi access. more...
 Kores Boutique Houses
Kores Boutique Houses, Chania Town
Renovated with care, Kores Boutique Houses are located in a quiet Chania neighborhood right next to the Venetian walls. more...
 Cretan Renaissance
Cretan Renaissance, Chania Town
Cretan Renaissance is hosted in a Venetian manor house, characterized by the Ephorate of Byzantium Antiquities and UNESCO as a historical monument to be preserved. more...
 Sea & City Apartments
Sea & City Apartments, Chania Town
Located in Chania Town, 197 feet from Nea Chora Beach, the family-run Sea & City Apartments offers modernly decorated accommodations with free WiFi access. more...
 Stefan's City Loft
Stefan's City Loft, Chania Town
Centrally located in Chania Town, Stefan's City Loft offers self-catering accommodations with views over the Cretan Sea. more...
 Ocean Waves Villa
Ocean Waves Villa, Chania Town
Featuring sea views, Ocean Waves Villa provides accommodations with a terrace, around 1.1 miles from Venizelos Graves. The property is a 17-minute walk from House-Museum of Eleftherios Venizelos. more...




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