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Built on the Minoan settlement "Kidonia", Chania is the second largest city of Crete. Famous for its beauty, its great personalities, and the picturesque Venetian architecture that dominates every corner of the city of Chania, is equally attractive for both the Greeks and foreign tourists.

The city has main 2 entrances, Souda Bay and the airport of Akrotiri. The "Market" of Chania, a building completed in 1913 according to the standards of Marseille is located in a prominent place in the city center.
The Venetian port of Chania is known for its beauty and entertainment options it offers, while the alleys of the old harbour still maintain the Venetian nobility, offering pleasant walks to its' visitors.

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The sea coast, stretching from the western part of Crete from the village Falassarna to the east where Georgioupolis is located, hosts some of the most popular summer resorts in Greece.

As for the Samaria Gorge, those who have managed to cross the Samaria Gorge, agree that it is an unforgettable experience.
The central part of the city of Chania gives the impression of traveling back in time.

Paleochora and Sfakia offer landscapes from a forgotten era.