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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...
 Gardens Downtown center Chania Elpida Villa
Located within 3.7 miles of Venizelos Graves and a 6-minute walk of Municipal Art Gallery of Chania in Chania, Gardens Downtown center Chania Elpida Villa has accommodations with seating area. more...
 Nais Apartments & Studios
Nais Apartments & Studios is a 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...
 Ambassadors Residence Boutique Hotel
Located at Chania Venetian Harbor, Ambassadors Residence is a restored 1890’s house. It features elegant and individually decorated accommodations with free WiFi. more...
 Cretan Renaissance
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...
 J&V Luxury Suites
J&V Luxury Suites offers accommodations in Chania, a 14-minute walk from Mitropoleos Square and 0.9 miles from Municipal Market of Chania. more...
 No17 Pireos Street
Well situated in the Chania Old Town of Chania, No17 Pireos Street offers air conditioning and free WiFi. more...
 The48suites
Located 4.3 mi from Venizelos Graves, The48suites offers accommodations in the Chania Old Town of Chania Town. Free WiFi is featured. All units feature air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. more...
 Doge Traditional Hotel
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...
 Kydon The Heart City Hotel
Located in the center of Chania, Kydon Hotel is opposite of the main market hall and just a few minutes' walk from the Old Town and the Venetian Harbor. more...
 Porto Veneziano Hotel
Porto Veneziano Hotel enjoys a privileged location on the waterfront of Chania's Old Venetian harbor. more...
 Belmondo Hotel
Belmondo Hotel enjoys a beautiful seafront location in Chania. This Venetian style hotel reflects the Cretan city’s historical ambiance. more...
 Creta Elena
Just a few yards from the center of Chania, Creta Elena is a complex of self-catering units with views over the garden or the large, on-site swimming pool. more...
 Unlimited Blue
Featuring outdoor pools, garden and terrace, Unlimited Blue is located in Crete. It offers free WiFi and a balconies overlooking the sea. The villa is 2.5 mi from the scenic Chania center. more...
 Erietta Suites
Located in the scenic Chania Old Town, Erietta Suites features self-catering accommodations with views of the Venetian Harbor. more...
 Boutique Hotel Vetus Oppidum
Located in Chania, 3.8 miles from Venizelos Graves, Boutique Hotel Vetus Oppidum provides accommodations with a restaurant, free WiFi, a shared kitchen, and a shared lounge. more...
 Yro Studios
Located 3.8 miles from Venizelos Graves in Chania, Yro Studios has accommodations with air conditioning and free WiFi. more...
 Ciel Collection Suites
Providing sea views, a garden and free WiFi, Ciel Collection Suites provides accommodations conveniently set in Chania, within a short distance of Municipal Market of Chania, Saint Anargyri Church and more...
 Vener Luxury Suites
Set in Chania Old Town, 3.7 mi from Venizelos Graves, Vener Luxury Suites offers air-conditioned accommodations with free WiFi, and a terrace. 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...
 1924 suites
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...
 Fagotto Art Residences
Fagotto Rooms is located in the picturesque old town of Chania and within a close walk from the atmospheric Venetian Harbor. more...
 Arkadi Hotel
This central Chania hotel is just 656 feet from the Old Town walls and the Venetian harbor. more...
 Enetiko Rooms
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...
 Residenza Vranas Boutique Hotel
Located in the Old Town of Chania Town, Vranas Residenza Boutique Hotel offers suites with views of the city and the Cretan Sea. Nea Chora Beach is just 1969 feet away. more...




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