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Historical Treasures

Lissos Ancient City

Revolution Slider Error: Slider with alias not found. Maybe you mean: 'coming-soon' or 'home-1' or 'home-1-gallery' or 'single-room-gallery' or 'single-room-video' or 'junior' Lissos was an important city of Crete dating between the 4th century BC until the 7th to 9th century AD, when abandoned after its destruction by a powerful earthquake that struck the island. [...]

Frangokastello

Frangokastello is the location of a castle and scattered settlement on the south coast of Crete, Greece, about 12 km (7.5 miles) east of Chora Sfakion and within the prefecture of Chania. Frangokastello has an extensive, sheltered and gently shelving sandy beach, which has provided the basis for a low key tourist industry in recent years. Tourist accommodation is scattered over the [...]

The Maritime museum of Crete

Revolution Slider Error: Slider with alias not found. Maybe you mean: 'coming-soon' or 'home-1' or 'home-1-gallery' or 'single-room-gallery' or 'single-room-video' or 'junior' The naval museum of Chania was created in 1973 and is housed next to the Firkas fortress at the western end of the Venetian harbour. The museum collection includes models of ships, nautical [...]

Firkas Venetian fortress

Revolution Slider Error: Slider with alias not found. Maybe you mean: 'coming-soon' or 'home-1' or 'home-1-gallery' or 'single-room-gallery' or 'single-room-video' or 'junior' In the city of Chania  on the other side of the port, still dominates the fortress of Firkas, built on a low hill, which now houses the Naval Museum of Crete. The name Firkas is Turkish and means division, [...]

The Mosque Kioutsouk Hassan

Revolution Slider Error: Slider with alias not found. Maybe you mean: 'coming-soon' or 'home-1' or 'home-1-gallery' or 'single-room-gallery' or 'single-room-video' or 'junior' The Mosque Kioutsouk Hassan is the unique preserved Mosque of the city and was built during the second half of the 17th century. It is located at the Venetian Port of Chania. The [...]

The Archaeological Museum of Chania

The Archaeological Museum of chania was founden in 1963 and is located at the place of the Venetian Monastery of Agios Fragiskos in Halidon Street in Chania. The collection of the museum includes findings from excavations in several areas of the city that have been performed during the last 50 years, and its exhibits cover [...]

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