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Old Harbor, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This fortress is a great place to explore. So much fun for children of all ages. Snap a great instagram worthy pic!

Thank bikerbabe22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The titel describes it. Nothing special. Nicely restored, great view. Almost no background information, 10 minute visit should do it. Only open in the mornings.

2  Thank SaltyJoe71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This old fortress is at the mouth of the old harbour and is beautiful. It is part of the history of the old town and an integral part of the feature of the harbour. It is very spectacular and well worth visiting. A must do...More

1  Thank northants90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a Celebrity Cruise from Rome, to Athens, Israel, Chania, and several other greek islands. Highly recommend that route! Hard to pick favorite stops, but the hour spent on the Chania waterfront, and at the fort is in the top 5. Most cruise tours drop...More

1  Thank jmichel01
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Well woth the the visit,went here when our cruise ship docked in chania,the weather was beautiful and the scenery was excellent.

1  Thank Dave B
Reviewed May 31, 2018

While in the Old Town area of Chania, it is not hard to miss this Fortress. When out walking about, it is nice to visit and there are great vantage points and photo ops.

Thank NSGALBUTTEMT
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

The entrance to the fort is a little tough to find, in fact it's wrong on Google and on TripAdvisor. The entrance is up a slight ramp, with a coffee shop on one side and the nautical museum on the right - you will see...More

1  Thank stunt101
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Admiration for the quality of building by the Venetians of this majestic old building built 500 years ago

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Within walking distance of the bay, these remains are interesting and historic. Not much of this fortress remains but it is such an important piece of local history.

Thank CherylandBrett
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Amazing what people can build without the use of modern construction machinery. A big imposing fortress beside the old harbour with great views out to see and back to town. Keep an eye out for concerts which are held here every so often.

Thank GalwayJay
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