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Old Harbor, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
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All reviews maritime museum worth a visit old town interesting history great walk venetian harbour op sea crete importance protection photos venetians tower sites imposing route
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful walk leads you to the historical fortress which is very well kept and is a very important part of the history of Crete.

Thank dancomontreal
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Very interesting building in the heart of the city. Historic proof of the neverending importance of this place. Very well saved.

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Situated on the edge of Chania Harbour with breathtaking views of all the harbour....the lighthouse and out to sea.Recently renovated with many Venetian as well as Turkish features. Martime museum at its entrance well worth a visit.

Thank kkps08
Reviewed 7 August 2018

My wife and I passed by this fortress every day during our 5-night stay in Chania when walking between our hotel and the public parking lot on the other side of the fortress. Often young musicians against the walls of the fortress would be playing...More

Thank John16752024
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Historical area in Chania! Beautiful architecture and interesting places and Museums nearby and old Venetian harbor and the Lighthouse!

Thank TuuliKL
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This fortress is a great place to explore. So much fun for children of all ages. Snap a great instagram worthy pic!

Thank bikerbabe22
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The titel describes it. Nothing special. Nicely restored, great view. Almost no background information, 10 minute visit should do it. Only open in the mornings.

2  Thank SaltyJoe71
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

This old fortress is at the mouth of the old harbour and is beautiful. It is part of the history of the old town and an integral part of the feature of the harbour. It is very spectacular and well worth visiting. A must do...More

1  Thank northants90
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Took a Celebrity Cruise from Rome, to Athens, Israel, Chania, and several other greek islands. Highly recommend that route! Hard to pick favorite stops, but the hour spent on the Chania waterfront, and at the fort is in the top 5. Most cruise tours drop...More

1  Thank jmichel01
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Well woth the the visit,went here when our cruise ship docked in chania,the weather was beautiful and the scenery was excellent.

1  Thank Dave B
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