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Best things to do in Chania

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Harbour / Marina
“Enjoy a leisurely stroll and a meal in one of the many restaurants around this beautiful harbour, relax and take in the ambience.”
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Café
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“Tip top!!! Mouthwatering food & Superb view at sunset time - roof restaurant!”
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Fish Taverna
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“Enjoy the sunset over seafood on the water. It is only a 15 minute walk from the flat. ”
45local recommendations
History Museum
“The history of Chania starts 4000 years back in the time of the Minoan civilization !”
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Greek Restaurant
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“Very good flavors for meat lovers and vegans. Creative menu for Crete, lovely historic setting in an old Hammam (Turkish Bath), nice service & all at reasonable prices”
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Lighthouse
“Take a walk in ancient history, walking to the Egyptian lighthouse at the harbor of Chania Old Town. ”
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Market
“It considered one of the most impressive covered markets in the Balkans.The market has 76 shops,including butchers,fishmongers,general stores and many others,”
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History Museum
“Visit the wonderful Naval Museum (Maritime Museum) - it delivers a superb introduction to the History of Crete and is by no means only for maritime mavens, you will learn more here in half an hour than most could teach you, about the events that filled Crete's moving past. Excellent, well done. Open: 10.00 to 14.00 daily, except Monday. Tel: 28210-91875. Admission: 2.50 euros.”
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Cocktail Bar
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“best musique, best drinks, cozy and atmosphere place. A historic hideaway in the heart of the old city, which keeps the banner of warmth, warm encounter and sophisticated pianos high above 22 years.”
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Market
“The Municipal Market of Chania, the large building of 4000 square meters in a surrounding area of 17.200 square meters, is the "heart" of the city. It is an original building that, apart from a business activity center, also provides a concrete image of the ancient Greek marketplace In 1980, the Municipal Market of Chania was declared a protected monument by the Ministry of Culture. ”
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Cocktail Bar
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“This is a great little hidden bar with beautiful inner courtyard. Cocktails with some very unique and creative flavour combinations. The perfect place to meet locals.”
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Cocktail Bar
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“Bohème Chania Welcome to Bohème. The brand new place created in the Old Town of Chania. Our excellent suggestions for culinary delights and tasty searches either you choose to enjoy breakfast, coffee, exquisite food or superb cocktails and drinks, are perfectly combined with the unique place Boheme is located. Built by the Venetians, the building hosting Bohème was part of the cells of the monks of the Monastery of Saint Francis. The plane tree dominating the courtyard and offers us generously its shadow, is about 400 years old and sole witness of the history of the place and the people who lived here. In this place the first Soft drinks factory of Chania "Nectar" was established in the begi”
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Cretan Restaurant
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“Greek Cuisine Award and in 2015 for a restaurant that consistently honors the Cretan cuisine by inviting Greek and foreign visitors to its top greetings.”
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Multiplex
“Mega Place entertains kids and adults by continuously upgrading its services, discovering new ways of entertainment and renewing its services!”
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Bus Station
“Central bus station of Chania. Buses go to Rethymno and Heraklion on a regular basis. ”
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Café
“Enjoy coffee, cocktails, breakfast, lunch, diner and the best sea view in town !!!!! ”
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