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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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 Kydon Hotel
Kydon Hotel, Chania Town
Located in the centre of Chania, Kydon Hotel is opposite of the main market hall and just a few minutes' walk from the Old Town and the Venetian Harbour. more...
 Sunlight Breeze Villa
Sunlight Breeze Villa, Chania Town
Set at a distance of 3.7 from Chania Town Center, this air-conditioned villa features a terrace and a garden with an outdoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests benefit from balcony. more...
 Koukounari luxury villa
Koukounari luxury villa, Chania Town
Koukounari luxury villa offers accommodations in Chania Town, an 11-minute walk from Venizelos Graves and 1.6 miles from Conference Centre of MAICh. Guests benefit from a terrace and an outdoor pool. more...
 Hotel Off
Hotel Off, Chania Town
Located in Topanas district of Chania Town and housed in a Venetian, 13-century building, Hotel Off offers elegantly decorated accommodations with free WiFi access. more...
 Elia Betolo Hotel
Elia Betolo Hotel, Chania Town
Located in Chania Town, Elia Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with a balcony. It features a snack bar. Free WiFi is available in all rooms. more...
 No17 Pireos Street
No17 Pireos Street, Chania Town
No17 Pireos Street offers accommodations in Chania Town, 2.4 miles from Venizelos Graves and a 2-minute walk from Municipal Art Gallery of Chania. This property has a terrace. more...
 Artemide city places 2
Artemide city places 2, Chania Town
Located within 2.1 miles of Venizelos Graves and 100 yards of Saint Anargyri Church in Chania Town, Artemide city places 2 provides accommodations with free WiFi. more...
 Irida Hotel
Irida Hotel, Chania Town
Irida Hotel is located near the cosmopolitan Koum Kapi area, on the promenade leading to Chania's center and overlooks the sea. It has free Wi-Fi access and offers buffet breakfast and private more...
 Galatas maisonette
Galatas maisonette, Chania Town
Galatas maisonette is located in Chania Town, 1.1 miles from Venizelos Graves, and free bikes and a garden are available in-house. more...
 Erietta Suites
Erietta Suites, Chania Town
Located in the scenic Chania Old Town, Erietta Suites features self-catering accommodations with views of the Venetian Harbor. more...
 Stefan's City Loft
Stefan's City Loft, Chania Town
Centrally located in Chania Town, Stefan's City Loft offers self-catering accommodations with views over the Cretan Sea. more...
 Samaria Hotel
Samaria Hotel, Chania Town
Located in the heart of Chania, within 1476 feet from the Venetian harbor, the modern Samaria Hotel is ideally located just above the main square, next to the central bus station. more...
 Casa Irene
Casa Irene, Chania Town
2.2 miles from Venizelos Graves, Casa Irene is located in the Chania Old Town district of Chania Town. This property has a terrace and free WiFi. more...
 Porto Veneziano
Porto Veneziano, Chania Town
Porto Veneziano Hotel enjoys a privileged location on the waterfront of Chania's Old Venetian harbor. more...
 Christina Luxury Villas
Christina Luxury Villas, Chania Town
Located 2.9 miles from Venizelos Graves and 300 yards from Nea Chora, Christina Luxury Villas offers free WiFi and units equipped with a kitchen and seating area. more...




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