Chania is one of the most beautiful cities of Crete and Greece. Built on the ruins of Ancient Kydonia, enchants visitors with the beauty and nobility of the incomparable natural environment and its monuments.
The city of Chania is divided into two main parts, the old town and the new. The old town is built around the Venetian harbor and surrounded by Venetian fortifications built in 1538 and today rescued only the east and west parts. The southern parts of the walls were destroyed in the early 20th century, to use their materials in the construction of the Central Market and various other public buildings. The new part of the town extends outside the walls.
The old town of Chania is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the Mediterranean, although burned and bombed several times before. Travelers can see in various parts of the city samples of cultures that passed and left their mark.
The main attractions of the old city are: