Kydonia_5 Khydonia, the first settlement in Chania, by the Minoan people (as early as 3000 BC), on the Castelli hill.
Khydonia, the first settlement in Chania, by the Minoan people (as early as 3000 BC), on the Castelli hill.
Byzantine_fortification Byzantine fortification. During the Byzantine period (roughly between 400-1200 AD) the fortification was surrounding just a few houses blocks around Castelli...
Byzantine fortification. During the Byzantine period (roughly between 400-1200 AD) the fortification was surrounding just a few houses blocks around Castelli…
Venetian_fortification The Venetian fortifications built when Venice ruled Crete (13th to 17th centuries) surrounded an area much larger than the previous Byzantine town. The Venetian...
The Venetian fortifications built when Venice ruled Crete (13th to 17th centuries) surrounded an area much larger than the previous Byzantine town. The Venetian…
Splantzia_1 Splantzia, an area in the old town.
Splantzia, an area in the old town.
Splantzia_2 Splantzia.
Splantzia.
Splantzia_4 Splantzia.
Splantzia.
Splantzia_5 Splantzia.
Splantzia.
Splantzia_6 Splantzia.
Splantzia.
Splantzia_7 Splantzia.
Splantzia.
Splantzia_8 Splantzia.
Splantzia.
Maritime_museum Maritime museum.
Maritime museum.
Market_1 The market, where traditional products are sold.
The market, where traditional products are sold.
Market_2 Traditional Cretan products (here: cheese, olives etc).
Traditional Cretan products (here: cheese, olives etc).
Harbor_4 Middle-right: dockyards built by the Venetians to protect and repair their boats. There were 18 such buildings in 1630, of which 7 survive nowadays.
Middle-right: dockyards built by the Venetians to protect and repair their boats. There were 18 such buildings in 1630, of which 7 survive nowadays.
Nautical_museum_3 Reconstitution of a Minoan boat.
Reconstitution of a Minoan boat.
Nautical_museum_4 Reconstitution of a Minoan boat.
Reconstitution of a Minoan boat.
Harbor_1 Venetian harbor.
Venetian harbor.
Harbor_2 Venetian harbor.
Venetian harbor.
Harbor_6 Venetian harbor.
Venetian harbor.
Harbor_3 Venetian harbor.
Venetian harbor.

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