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Welcome to Chania, a beautiful and picturesque city with reminders of the past at every corner. Chania is the main town in the west of Crete, with the second largest population after Heraklion.

Worth visiting:

  • The old town, around the Venetian harbour, where you can see many graphic homes and buildings from the Venetian period, giving the town a special atmosphere. It is also the centre of night-life with many bars and clubs. Don't forget to visit the lighthouse and Firkas fort where during the summer months, many theatrical performances and shows take place at the fort, which is also a Naval museum.
  • Skridlof street, where visitors can find a great selection of hand made leather goods. This area also called "Stivanadika".
  • The archeological museum, on Halidon street, has findings from all the prefecture of Chania.
  • The famous Municipal market of Chania "Agora" shaped in a cross, situated in Sofoklis Venizelos square.


Chania center map


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