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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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 SanSal Boutique Hotel
Located in Chania, 2.6 miles from Venizelos Graves, SanSal Boutique Hotel has air-conditioned accommodations and a bar. 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...
 Kriti Hotel
Hotel Kriti is centrally located in Chania, at the meeting point of the famous old Venetian harbor and the commercial center of the city. 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...
 Casa Delfino Hotel & Spa
Located in the heart of Chania’s charming old town, this authentic 17th-century Venetian mansion offers a personalized service along with a courtyard and rooftop terrace overlooking the town and the more...
 Lagon - Life Spirit Boutique Hotel
Located in Chania Town, 1.2 mi from Koum Kapi Beach, Lagon - Life Spirit Boutique Hotel provides accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, a fitness center and a bar. more...
 Monastery Estate Venetian Harbor
Housed in a 16th-century mansion, in Chania Old Town, Monastery Estate Venetian Harbor features a spa center with an original Turkish hammam and an indoor pool surrounded by stone walls and Venetian more...
 Nival Luxury Suites
Nival Luxury Suites are set 492 feet from Chania Town and just 164 feet from the scenic Chania Venetian Harbor. Free WiFi is available throughout. 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...
 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...
 Elia Bettolo Hotel
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...
 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...
 Chania Flair Deluxe Boutique Hotel
Chania Flair Deluxe Boutique Hotel features a restaurant, fitness center, a bar and shared lounge in Chania Town. This 5-star hotel offers a concierge service and a tour desk. more...
 Domus Renier Boutique Hotel - Historic Hotels Worldwide
Offering views of the old port and the lighthouse, Domus Renier Boutique Hotel - Historic Hotels Worldwide is located in Chania Town, in the heart of the old Venetian Harbor, 328 feet from Maritime more...
 Porto Veneziano Hotel
Porto Veneziano Hotel enjoys a privileged location on the waterfront of Chania's Old Venetian harbor. 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...
 Captain Vasilis Hotel
Located in Chania, within a 9-minute walk of Nea Chora Beach and 0.7 miles of Koum Kapi Beach, Captain Vasilis Hotel has accommodations with a terrace and free WiFi throughout the property. more...
 Epavli Boutique Hotel
Located in Chania and with Venizelos Graves reachable within 3.2 miles, Epavli Boutique Hotel provides an outdoor swimming pool, non-smoking rooms, free WiFi and a garden. more...
 Acrothea Villa
Acrothea Villa, featuring a terrace, is located in Chania, 20 miles from Venizelos Graves and 19 miles from Conference Centre of MAICh. more...
 Balance Hotel
Located in Chania Town, within 0.9 mi of Koum Kapi Beach and 2.6 mi of Venizelos Graves, Balance Hotel features accommodations with a shared lounge and free WiFi throughout the property as well as more...
 Suites Pandora
Set in a well-preserved 17-century building in Chania’s Old Town, this charming residence offers a rooftop terrace with magnificent views over the scenic Venetian Harbor and the famous Lighthouse. more...
 Hotel Off
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...
 Elia Zampeliou Hotel
Just steps away from the scenic Venetian Harbor, Elia Zampeliou Boutique Hotel offers accommodations in Chania Town. Guests can enjoy the on-site snack bar. Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV. more...
 Elia Palazzo Hotel
On the scenic Theotokopoulou Street, in Chania, Palazzo Hotel is housed in an old mansion just 50 yards from the sea. more...
 Casa Dei Miracoli
Located in Chania, near Chania Old Venetian Harbor and Kucuk Hasan Mosque, Casa Dei Miracoli features free WiFi. The apartment has a terrace. Guests can relax in the garden at the property. more...



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