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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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 Civitel Akali Hotel
Civitel Akali Hotel, Chania Town
Conveniently located just over a quarter mile from the center of the Old Town of Chania, close to Nea Chora Beach, Akali features rooms with free Wi-Fi and balcony. 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...
 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...
 Helios Traditional Home
Helios Traditional Home, Chania Town
Located in Chania Town, 2.2 miles from Venizelos Graves and 200 yards from Historical Museum of Chania, Helios Traditional Home offers free WiFi and air conditioning. more...
 Nature
Nature, Chania Town
Nature, featuring barbecue facilities and a garden, is located in Chania Town, 2.6 miles from Venizelos Graves and 0.9 miles from Conference Centre of MAICh. more...
 Christina Luxury Villas
Christina Luxury Villas, Chania Town
Located 2.9 miles from Venizelos Graves and 300 yards from Nea Chora, Christina Luxury Villas offers free WiFi and units equipped with a kitchen and seating area. more...
 Villa Labro
Villa Labro, Chania Town
Perched on a hill, overlooking the bay and Chania area, this spacious 2-story villa is surrounded by a gated garden. The villa features furnished outdoor terraces. more...
 Spring Apartments
Spring Apartments, Chania Town
Featuring free WiFi, Spring Apartments offers accommodations in Chania Town. Free private parking is available on site. The accommodations is equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. more...
 Six Senses Penthouse
Six Senses Penthouse, Chania Town
Featuring sea views, Six Senses Penthouse has accommodations with a terrace and a coffee machine, around 2.7 miles from Venizelos Graves. more...
 Chania Inn
Chania Inn, Chania Town
Boasting views to the Venetian Harbor, Chania Inn offers accommodations in Chania Town. Archaeological Museum of Chania is 328 feet away. Free WiFi is available . more...
 George Seaview Apartments
George Seaview Apartments, Chania Town
Located within 2.4 miles of Venizelos Graves and 200 yards of Firkas Fortress in the heart of Chania Town, George Seaview Apartments has accommodations with seating area and flat-screen TV. more...
 Stefan's City Hub
Stefan's City Hub, Chania Town
Located 2.4 miles from Venizelos Graves, Stefan's City Hub offers accommodations with a kitchen in Chania Town. Free WiFi is featured. more...
 Casa Irene
Casa Irene, Chania Town
2.2 miles from Venizelos Graves, Casa Irene is located in the Chania Old Town district of Chania Town. This property has a terrace and free WiFi. more...
 Light Filled Private Villa with Pool
Light Filled Private Villa with Pool, Chania Town
Located in Chania Town, Light Filled Private Villa with Pool has accommodations with a private pool, a terrace and mountain views. It provides free WiFi and a garden. 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...




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