Crete is the largest island in Greece. Chania is a place where different civilizations have flourished throughout the centuries. Wandering around the, the fountains and the elaborate churches will help you discover well-preserved historical monuments. The city of Chania is built on the area of Minoan Kidonia. It was the former capital city of Crete (from 1847 until 1972). Nowadays, it is the second largest city of Crete after Heraklion and capital of the homonym prefecture. Chania includes the old and new city. It is one of the most beautiful and picturesque cities in Greece. Get familiar with the city of Chania by wandering around in its streets and admiring the old town’s alleys with the beautiful Venetian mansions.
The old town is built around the Venetian port and is also a relatively integral area where Venetian buildings and later Turkish elements compose a unique architectural style. Due to the historic center of Chania with its Venetian walls defining the borders between the old and new city.
Chania is surrounded by numerous rich options for sightseeing, exploring glorious beaches, impressive mountainscapes, fertile valleys and steep gorges, and become part of the island’s rich gastronomic culture.
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