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Discovering Chania with archeologist

Discovering Chania with archeologist
Discovering Chania with archeologist

Discover what makes Crete’s cultural capital so magical on this relaxed full-day walking tour of Chania. You’ll take in the sites from the Old Town to the lesser known Ottoman and Jewish quarters, and into the chic historic neighbourhood of Halepa. Get ready to experience Chania with all your senses!

We’ll start your Chania tour at the Dimotiki Agora (Municipal Market), which marks the border between the old and new town. Built between 1908 and 1913 (the year that Crete was united with Greece), the Agora hosts more than 70 shops selling mostly regional products. You’ll get to explore the market and sample local delicacies while learning about the deliciously healthy Cretan diet.

Then we will walk to the old town district. Wander through narrow laneways, and open doors to secret gardens, and Venetian and Ottoman monuments. Listen to stories of empires, sailors, traders, lovers, heroes, and artists. Learn how this city has been a crossroads between the East and West for centuries.

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Stop At: Municipal Art Gallery of Chania, 98 Chalidon, Chania Town, Crete 731 31 Greece

Interesting place to visit. Many gifts and local products. Local food, bread and good Greek coffee.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Greek National Football Museum, 40 Tsouderon, Chania Town, Crete 731 32 Greece

Small place with a lot of history packed in and some cool football memorabilia from around the world, with main focus on the Greek players of course.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kastelli Kissamos Old Port, Kissamos, Crete 734 00 Greece

Nice to combine with a museum that displays some of the stuff found in these places. Kastelli refers to the inner walls, but there are outer walls too (from different periods)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mosque of the Janissaries, Chania 731 32, Greece

Ottoman-era domed mosque, a prominent landmark on Chania's harbor, today housing art exhibitions.

Duration: 1 hour

Duration:4 hours
Commences in:Chania, Greece

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