Chania Old City
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Chania Old City

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South from the harbor square lies the most picruresque and lively part of the old city. Here, inside the maze of  lanes, visitor can experience the Venetian architectue of the 16th-17th centurey with the plentitude of a real living city.

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This panorama was taken in Chania

This is an overview of Chania

The History of Crete, the Southest piece of land of Europe continent, encompasses the ancient Minoan civilization. After this civilization was destroyed by natural catastrophes, Crete developed an Ancient Greece influenced organazition of city states, and then successinely became part of the Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire, the Venetian Republic, and the Ottoman Empire.

Modern Crete embraces all western habits and faculties with in a multilayered-multicultured attitude due its history. It's mostly touristic without loosing its traditional nature. Visitors can choose from five stars luxury hotels to traditional villas and from hidden tracks, picturesque beaches to dancing clubs, bars and wild night life. Everyone can find his choise in Crete.

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