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Hania is the capital city of the Municipality of Hania, with 60.000 inhabitants. They are built at the site of the aqncient town of Kydonia, one of the oldest inhabited areas on the island. Its modern times name was given by the Arabs. In 1252, under the Venetian occupation, the town begun its fortification projects, which were finished in 1590. Hania was the first town in Crete occupied by the Turks, in 1654, until it was freed in 1898, when it also became the capital of the by then autonomous island. Today in Hania, the visitor will distinguish the modern from the traditional parts of the town, which includes areas such as the Top Hana or Topana, the Jewish neighbourhood, the Santrivani, the Spalntzia or Plaza, and the Casteli.

Among the buildings surrounding the busy little port you will note the older structures of the venetian and the turkish occupation periods, as well as the newer buildings with modern architecture. The town monuments, its squares and its streets testify to its glorious history. Here you will also find many memorials to Eleftherios Venizelos, the great, forward looking politician who was born in the village of Mournies and spent a great part of his life in Hania. In the town, it is wothwile to visit the Halepa neighbourhood with the breathtaking mansions as well as the church of Saint Maria Magdalene, the arcaeological excavation sites of ancient Kidonia in Casteli (nearby the port) the metropolitan Cathedral, the Municipal and Zoologigal Gardens and the Municipal Market. Here, you will also find the Archaeological, Laographic, Historical and Nautical Museum as well as the Municipal Library


 
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Featuring a restaurant and a pool with terrace in its palm-tree garden, the Royal Sun is within 2 miles of the center of Chania Town. more...
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Featuring a balcony, Astraia Residence is a vacation home, located in Chania Town. The property features views of the sea and is 109 yards from Chania Old Venetian Harbor. A TV is available. more...
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Featuring free WiFi, Spring Apartments offers accommodation in Chania Town. Free private parking is available on site. The accommodation is equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. more...
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Residenza Vranas offers accommodations in Chania Town. Each room includes a flat-screen TV. Some units have a sitting area to relax in after a busy day. more...
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Just steps away from the scenic Venetian Harbour, Elia Zampeliou Boutique Hotel offers accommodation in Chania Town. Guests can enjoy the on-site snack bar. Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV. more...
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Cretan Renaissance is located in the Chania Old Town neighborhood in Chania Town, 109 yards from Maritime Museum Of Crete and 109 yards from Nautical Museum of Crete. more...
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Archontiki Hotel is new family-run hotel, enjoying a central location in the city of Chania, located between the square of the Municipal Market and 1866 Square, right next to the beautiful old more...
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Just steps from the beach of Nea Chora in Chania, Posidonio Hotel features a snack bar and a lounge area. It offers free Wi-Fi in all areas, and units with a balcony overlooking the Cretan Sea. more...
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Porto Veneziano Hotel enjoys a privileged location on the waterfront of Chania's Old Venetian harbour. more...
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Offering accommodations with air conditioning, Sea & City Apartments is located in Chania Town, just 656 yards from Nea Chora. Firkas Fortress is 0.8 miles from the property. more...
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Located in Chania Town, Bluebell Luxury Apartments is 109 yards from Municipal Market of Chania. Cathedral of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary is 219 yards from the property. more...
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Overlooking the sea and the picturesque town of Chania, Klinakis Hotel is situated on a low hill right by the seafront. It offers free parking and free Wi-Fi in public areas. more...
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Near the Venetian harbour in the old city of Chania, Palazzo Duca features elegant studios and apartments with air conditioning and free Wi-Fi throughout. more...
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Irida Hotel is situated near the cosmopolitan Koum Kapi area, on the promenade leading to Chania's centre and overlooks the sea. more...
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The Nefeli Hotel enjoys a central location in Chania, within 260 yards from the historic Venetian harbor and just a 5-minute walk from the historic quarter. more...

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