Balos Lagoon in Chania, Greece
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Balos Lagoon in Chania, Greece

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A: Balos Beach, Kasteli,Chania

by Ioannis Koukourakis, 160 meters away

Balos Beach, Kasteli,Chania

B: Boat At Balos

by Ioannis Koukourakis, 310 meters away

This beautifull lagoon is now accesible by boat.

Boat At Balos

C: Balos aka Blue lagoon

by Samu Kemppainen, 390 meters away

Balos aka Blue lagoon

D: Balos aka Blue lagoon from the foot path

by Samu Kemppainen, 570 meters away

Balos aka Blue lagoon from the foot path

E: Crete Balos

by Jiří Heczko, 610 meters away

Crete Balos

F: Gramvousa Dock, Chania

by Ioannis Koukourakis, 2.7 km away

Gramvousa Dock, Chania

G: Gramvousa Castle

by Ioannis Koukourakis, 2.9 km away

Gramvousa Castle

H: Gramvousa Castle Entrance

by Ioannis Koukourakis, 3.0 km away

Gramvousa Castle Entrance

I: 2012 05 30 Kreta 037 Pano

by Peter Thomas, 8.6 km away

2012 05 30 Kreta 037 Pano

J: Ancient Falasarna Harbour

by Peter Thomas, 8.6 km away

Ancient Falasarna Harbour

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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