Sights at Chania
Attribution: Γιάννης Χουβαρδάς
The prefecture of Chania offers great sights, of archaeological, but also of natural interest. Among the major museums are the Archeological Museum, the Maritime Museum of Crete, the Minoan ship, the Folklore Museum, museums in many sacred monasteries in the region, the Eleftherios Venizelos House and many others.Within the city,what is most remarkable is the Temenos Kioutsouk Hassan ( «Glass-Tzamisi») in the Venetian port, the church of St. Nicholas, the district Kasteli the Minoan ruins and the old palace of the Rector, the Firka Castle and the ancient walls in the neighborhood Topana.
In the surrounding area we can distinguish Agia Triada and the Catholic monastery on the Akrotiri peninsula, the national park with the gorge of Samaria, Sideroportes, Agia Roumeli, Polirrnia and Chrisoskalitissas monastery. In Eastern, important localities are the fortress of Fragkokastelloy, Apterous, a city built at the 5th eg century and came in the light from excavations afterwards the B world war and other.