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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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 Trianon Luxury Apartments & Suites
Trianon Luxury Apartments & Suites, Chania Town
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...
 The48suites
The48suites, Chania Town
Located 4.5 miles from Venizelos Graves, The48suites provides accommodations in the Chania Old Town of Chania Town. Free WiFi is featured. All units feature air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. more...
 Nais Apartments & Studios
Nais Apartments & Studios, Chania Town
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...
 Kedrissos Hotel
Kedrissos Hotel, Chania Town
Featuring a 150m2 pool with separate children’s section, Kedrissos Hotel consists of self-catering accommodations with free Wi-Fi. The bar-restaurant comes with indoor and outdoor area. more...
 1924 suites
1924 suites, Chania Town
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...
 Doge Traditional Hotel
Doge Traditional Hotel, Chania Town
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...
 Agapi Suites
Agapi Suites, Chania Town
Located in Chania Town, Agapi Suites has well-equipped accommodations featuring free WiFi, 3.2 miles from Venizelos Graves and 200 yards from Saint Anargyri Church. more...
 Enetiko Rooms
Enetiko Rooms, Chania Town
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...
 Porto Veneziano Hotel
Porto Veneziano Hotel, Chania Town
Porto Veneziano Hotel enjoys a privileged location on the waterfront of Chania's Old Venetian harbor. more...
 Casa Veneta
Casa Veneta, Chania Town
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...
 Kydon The Heart City Hotel
Kydon The Heart City Hotel, Chania Town
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...
 Christini Apartment
Christini Apartment, Chania Town
Christini Apartment is a property located in Chania Town, 3.7 miles from Venizelos Graves and 400 yards from Mitropoleos Square. Complimentary WiFi is featured. more...
 Creta Elena
Creta Elena, Chania Town
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...
 Arkadi Hotel
Arkadi Hotel, Chania Town
This central Chania hotel is just 656 feet from the Old Town walls and the Venetian harbor. 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...




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