Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Chania is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Chania a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Chania.
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30 Halidon, Chania, Greece
09:00 am - 03:00 pm
This Venetian Church of St. Francis, which was reportedly once the largest church in Chania, was once also taken over by the Turkish and converted into a mosque. The Archaeological Museum was established here in 1963. Its exhibits, arranged in chronological order, mostly cover:
Pottery, carved stone objects, sealstones, sculpture, metalwork, gold ...
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Aptera, Crete, Greece
12:01 am - 12:00 am
13 km from Chania are the ruins of Aptera, an ancient city that was very powerful from Minoan to Hellenistic times. The name means ‘without wings’, and refers to a legendary battle between the Muses and the Sirens, in which the losing Sirens were stripped of their wings. The city was entirely ruined by a 7th century earthquake. Today, t...
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Park of small industries - Building 1303,Chania Town, Crete, Greece
10:00 am - 02:30 pm
Yannis Garedakis, founder of the paper Haniotika Nea, was enraptured n his youth by the solemnity of typographers manually setting type. Year later, that led to him beginning a collection of printing presses and other typography associated art. Today that collection has expanded to:
Two elaborate, cast iron printing presses of the beginning of 19t...