Chania Sailing Club in Moro's Arsenali
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Chania Sailing Club in Moro's Arsenali

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During the Venetian occupation (1204 - 1669), the need for the closer presence of Venetian navy in Crete obliged Venice to construct the "Neoria" (arsenal), a dockyard where the ships would be maintained during the winter. In 1467, Venice ordered the construction of a number of "Neoria", two per city (Chania and Rethymno). The construction of the first two "Neoria" in Chania was completed in 1526. In 1593, sixteen "Neoria" had been constructed. In 1599, the south "Neoria" complex was completed with the construction of the 17th "Neorio". In 1607, at the same time when the northeast rampart was extended, the construction of 5 more "Neoria" at the heart of the port begins, which are commonly known as "the Neoria of Moro", named after the General Intendant who suggested their construction. Two of the five "Neoria" were completed, and walls were also constructed.

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Chania

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A: Chania Sailing Club in Moro's Arsenali

di Vassilis Kotrotsos, 20 metri di distanza

During the Venetian occupation (1204 - 1669), the need for the closer presence of Venetian navy in Cr...

Chania Sailing Club in Moro's Arsenali

B: Coffee Street in Chania, Crete

di Ioannis Koukourakis, 150 metri di distanza

Coffee streets are part of Chania's culture.As most coastal Medeterranean cities there are cafes gath...

Coffee Street in Chania, Crete

C: The Venetian Port of Chania

di Tzatzanis - Maravelakis, 180 metri di distanza

The Venetian Port of ChaniaDuring the Venetian and Turkish period, Chania presented a high developmen...

The Venetian Port of Chania

D: Marina At Chania Old Port

di Ioannis Koukourakis, 240 metri di distanza

A floated dock marina welcomes the yachts and motor ships to the old harbor of Chania. Placed in fron...

Marina At Chania Old Port

E: LeFKi "classroom"

di Vassilis Kotrotsos, 300 metri di distanza

LeFKi "classroom"

F: LeFKi "classroom"

di Vassilis Kotrotsos, 310 metri di distanza

LeFKi "classroom"

G: Arsenali building in Chania: The"Center of Mediterranean Architecture"

di Ioannis Koukourakis, 380 metri di distanza

The Centre of Mediterranean Architecture(K.A.M) is a Municipal Cultural Institution that were founded...

Arsenali building in Chania: The"Center of Mediterranean Architecture"

H: St. Rokkos, Hania, Crete, Greece

di Vassilis Kotrotsos, 400 metri di distanza

St. Rokkos, Hania, Crete, Greece

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di Ioannis Koukourakis, 430 metri di distanza

Chania's old Venetian Harbor is the most picruresque and world wide known site seen of the hole Crete...

J: Crete Chania Old Harbour

di vladimir hanzel, 460 metri di distanza

Crete Chania Old Harbour

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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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