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Old Venetian Harbor

Address: Chania Town, Crete, Greece
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Small-Group Chania Old Town Walking Tour
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Ranked #1 of 25 Attractions in Chania Town
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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Vojens - Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

The old Venetian Harbour and the Venetian Lighthouse and is a historic place. This place is surrounded by big and small cafes and restaurants and at all times you will see people around. The walk along the water front is absolutely blissful and enjoyable.

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Denham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

The harbour and lighthouse are a lovely place to take a stroll. You can walk all the way around the harbour to the lighthouse, but be aware of the uneven walking surfaces.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We liked a lot the Enetian harbour, the old town. the night life and the great food. Many interesting places nea by, to visit on a day excursion. People helpful and friendly. The modern city is not so interesting. It's pity a lot of walls have been bandalised, even in historic buildings.

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The old Venetian Harbour was at a 2 mins walk from our hotel since we stayed in Old Town Chania. It is THE PLACE TO BE and gets crowded too more than any other place in Chania I believe. It leads the way to the venetian Lighthouse and is a historic place. This place is surrounded by big and small... More 

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Suffolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I loved Chania, but particularly the Venetian harbour. It may not be Venice, but it has clear blue sea, set against old buildings, including the interesting baths building, and the lighthouse. There are many cafes round the harbour, serving meals and snacks or just a drink. The owners are very keen for you to visit their establishment. There are glass... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Very beautiful at nighttime! If you're on vacation in Crete, you should definitely visit and enjoy all of the lights. It is very tourist oriented, however,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

"Must visit!" The location is perfect. I highly recommend it !!! Probable the best place we've stayed at in years. Welcoming friendly faces everywhere. You will find evetything you want !!! If a person visits again Greece, will choose the same Old Venetian Harbor in Chania Town, Crete, Greece !!!

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Chania Town, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

History, nature and lifestyle combined! A must visit! So many stores to buy your souvenirs, coffee places and restaurants to relax or enjoy your lunch. Nightlife also available for the most active of you!

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Brentwood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great place to explore or just have a relaxing dink or meal & watch the world go by .There is a long walk along the harbour wall which is lovely to do.

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Palaiochóra, Khania, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

All the seasons of the Year, Chanea harbour walking, drinking your breakfast, lunch or dinner watching the wonderful sunsets..is my most lovely places..!!

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