Lighthouse Of Chania
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Lighthouse Of Chania

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The Light House is the symbol of Chania, Crete. Founded at the late Medieval age,when the city was under Venice domination, to show the way to the enterance of the old harbor. Now it is not in functiion but it always lilghts the vistitor's way to the heart of Mediterranean culture.

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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.

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