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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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 Alena Apartments
Offering free bicycle rental, Alena Apartments is a self-catering accommodations with free WiFi throughout. It is pet-friendly. more...
 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...
 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...
 Palazzo Duca
Near the Venetian harbor in the old city of Chania, Palazzo Duca features elegant studios and apartments with air conditioning and free Wi-Fi throughout. more...
 TRIA Urban Chania
Featuring air-conditioned accommodations with a balcony, TRIA Urban Chania is located in Chania. more...
 Porto Veneziano Hotel
Porto Veneziano Hotel enjoys a privileged location on the waterfront of Chania's Old Venetian harbor. more...
Set in the old harbor of Chania, Narkissos is a restored 16th-century building set within walking distance from many bars, cafes and traditional taverns. 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...
 Sea & City Apartments
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...
 Ellinis Hotel
Located in the center of Chania, just a few steps away from the Municipal Market, Ellinis Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with balcony. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. more...
 Spaceful house in Venetian Old town of Chania
Spaceful house in Venetian Old town of Chania enjoys a location in Chania, just 2 miles from Venizelos Graves and a few steps from Saint Anargyri Church. Guests have access to free WiFi. more...
MILTOS ASPASIA STUDIOS is a property with a terrace located in Chania, within just a 15-minute walk of Municipal Art Gallery of Chania and 0.8 miles of Etz Hayyim Synagogue. more...
 Villa Olive Grove
A garden and a terrace are provided at Villa Olive Grove, which is located in Chania, 7 miles away from Venizelos Graves and 7 miles away from Conference Centre of MAICh. more...
 Rodoula Luxury apartment 4
Located in Chania, 3.9 miles from Venizelos Graves, Rodoula Luxury apartment 4 provides a living room with a flat-screen TV. Guests staying at this apartment can use the fully equipped kitchen. 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...
 Kleri Beloni Rooms
Just 328 feet from the beach, Kleri Beloni Rooms is set in a picturesque district in Chania Town. Free WiFi is available throughout. Each studio at Kleri Beloni Rooms features a kitchenette. 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...
 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...
 Dream Holidays-City Apartment
Dream Holidays-City Apartment-50m from Sandy Beach!, featuring a terrace, is located in Chania, 2.8 miles from Venizelos Graves and a 10-minute walk from Etz Hayyim Synagogue. more...
 Christina Beach Hotel
Located in Chania, a few steps from Nea Chora Beach, Christina Beach Hotel provides accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, a fitness center and a bar. more...
 Anastasia's Luxury Apartments
Located 1.4 miles from Koum Kapi Beach, Anastasia's Luxury Apartments offers barbecue facilities, a terrace and air-conditioned accommodations with a balcony and free WiFi. more...
 Bozzali Deluxe Hotel
Ideally located in Chania Town, Bozzali Deluxe Hotel features air-conditioned rooms in 3 carefully restored buildings in the heart of the old town, close to the Venetian port. more...
Smaragdi is a historic 14th-century building centrally located in the Old Town of Chania just 50 yards from the Venetian Port. more...
 Frida Apartments
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...
 Hotel Christina
With a stunning location right on Chania’s beachfront, Hotel Christina features sea-view rooms and has a 2,000-m² garden that leads right to the beach. more...


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