Firkas Fortress And Maritime Museum Of Crete, Chania

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Firkas Fortress And Maritime Museum Of Crete, Chania - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Maritime Museum of Crete, Akti Koundourioti, Chania

Phone: +30-2821091875

Ticket Price: 3 EUR

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

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The building was used as a barracks to house the Turkish army,to protect Chania from raiders from the sea. This was also the place where Crete’s union with Greece was celebrated. Check out the fantastic panoramic view of the harbour… and then come down to the museum.

The Maritime Museum of Crete is a red building that covers history right from antiquity to the Battle of Crete. Highlights are as follows:

Ground Floor

  • Models of Venetian Forts and Chania
  • Sea shells of Greece
  • Amphorae from ancient shipwrecks
  • Ship models from the Bronze Age to Roman times
  • Shipping in Byzantine and Ottoman times
  • Exhibits from the Greek War of Independence of 1821

Second Floor

  • Exhibits from World War II
  • Reproductions of the Greek merchant fleet, cruisers, submarines
  • The bridge of a World War II torpedo boat.
  • The battle of Crete

Firkas Fortress And Maritime Museum Of Crete Ticket Prices

  • Adults 2.50 €, Students 1.50 €.
  • Children up to 6 years- free.

Restaurants Near Firkas Fortress And Maritime Museum Of Crete

  • Eateries along the harbour

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  • The site where the Greek Flag was Raised for a United Greece after throwing off Ottoman occupation.

  • Beutifull

  • Great view of the harbour and the old city from there.

  • Nice View over the venetian harbour

  • Go here and take photos of and from, can take photos of Chania and surrounding see and neighboring towns and Island.

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