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A: Greece, Crete, Chania, street

by Rafał Szmigiero, 120 meters away

Chaniá is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania peripheral unit. It lies alo...

Greece, Crete, Chania, street

B: Chania old Port Plaza

by Ioannis Koukourakis, 130 meters away

Old Port Plaza is the central entrance to the Old Port of Chania. The beautiful recently renovated ol...

Chania old Port Plaza

C: Sindrivani Square Chania

by Ioannis Koukourakis, 150 meters away

Sindrivani Square Chania

D: Street In Old Port,Chania

by Ioannis Koukourakis, 160 meters away

Street In Old Port,Chania

E: The Rampart of Lando or Schiavo or Aghios Dimitrios

by Pliatsikas Vasileios, 160 meters away

This rampart covers the south-western corner of the Venetian walls and took its name from the homonym...

The Rampart of Lando or Schiavo or Aghios Dimitrios

F: Tavern Inside Ruins In Old City Chania

by Ioannis Koukourakis, 170 meters away

Tavern Inside Ruins In Old City Chania

G: Old Port Walk

by Ioannis Koukourakis, 170 meters away

Old Port Walk

H: Chania, Old bastion

by Stefanos Tsaklas, 170 meters away

Chania, Old bastion

I: Old Port Street Painters

by Ioannis Koukourakis, 190 meters away

Old Port Street Painters

J: Old Port Walk

by Ioannis Koukourakis, 190 meters away

Old Port Walk

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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