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Chatzimichali Daliani str. Chania Crete
Chania

A wonderful pedestrianized street behind the Municipal Market of Chania. Today the street is home to traditional jewelers, fashion shops, bars, cafes, restaurants, as well as historical sites of interest, including the former Monastery Santa Maria della Misericordia, now Karolos Monastery and an old mosque with it's minaret still standing.

Copyright: Vassilis Kotrotsos
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 12000x6000
Taken: 05/06/2013
Uploaded: 31/07/2013
Updated: 16/10/2014
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Tags: chatzmichali daliani str; old town chania town; hania; crete; old town chania; mosque; kibar; carolos monastery
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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.