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A genuine and live experience of Old City that covers the scenery widely! Old City and Harbor Combo Τour Is the most complete tour that expands from west to east side.
On this tour you will see all the historical sights of the beautiful Old City and all the graphical points of this large area and explore all the Venetian Port widely. You will also hear all the historical information about the monuments from the audio guide system in a variety of languages. From west, Nea Chora with the waterfront traditional taverns till the exterior of the east Venetian walls, near the sandy beach, Kum Kapi area (Turkish name still remaining, that means the gate of the sand). Today kum Kapi is one of the most developed districts of the city which gathers thousands of visitors every summer who come to enjoy the view to the sea and the numerous high quality cafeterias and restaurants.
Areas that are covered: Old city – Venetian Harbor- Nea Chora – Kum Kapi – Splantzia.
The monuments you will see on this tour are:
The Municipal Market of Chania, The Cathedral of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary (Trimartiri), The Catholic Church, Franciscan Monastery of Aghios Fragkiskos, The Jewish Synagogue (or “Ovriaki”), The Venetian Walls, Nea Chora – The Beach of Chania, The Egyptian Lighthouse, The Navy Museum, The “Firka” Fortress, Giali Tzamisi, The Byzantine Wall, The Grand Arsenal, The Venetian “Neoria”, The Gate and Rampart Sabbionara, Koum Kapi, Splantzia, The Temple of Aghios Rokkos, The Dominican Temple of Aghios Nikolaos – Hiougkar Tzamisi (the Mosque of ‘Igemonas’), The Temple of Aghia Ekaterini, The Temple of Aghios Eleftherios, Topanas, The Proto-Minoan Settlement of Kasteli.