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“Very nice but a bit commercial” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Old Venetian Harbor

Old Venetian Harbor
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Private Tour: Chania Old Town Trikke Tour
Ranked #1 of 78 things to do in Chania Town
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Rome, Italy
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“Very nice but a bit commercial”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2014

Very beautiful, but you can be harassed by people trying to get you into their restaurant. On the whole we found most retaurants to have good food, so we ate in the back streets where it was a bit quiter.

Visited May 2014
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Athens, Greece
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“Beautiful!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

A beautiful city, it wa like little Venice!!! Very atmosheric and so beutiful. We went fora stroll all around the old harbour and we found it perfect.

Visited July 2014
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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“Touristy but nice”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

Worth a visit. Walk out to the lighthouse, explore the hidden views and shops in the back streets, and eat at a harbor-front restaurant. Tip: Walk by the restaurants and check the price of beer. We found one with beer almost half the price of others, and so was the food, and it was delicious.

Visited June 2014
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Watford, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful, as always”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

This was my forth time over more than 20 years in Chania and I love the timelessness of the Old Harbour. The busy restaurants around the harbour side with the clean waters and the lighthouse dominating proceedings. I can feel myself relaxing just thinking of it. There are plenty of benches to sit on around the harbour if you dont want to buy a drink from any of the multiple choices open to you and you can get a good walk in too if you walk around to the lighthouse and then back again.

Visited July 2014
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“a walk through history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2014

Don't miss:
- a walk during the sunset!
- a coffee early in the morning
- a dinner late at night
- a room with a view

Visited April 2014
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