ANCIENTS SIGHTSEEINGS AND MONUMENTS
Ancient Kydonia (Proto-Minoan settlement of Kasteli)
The modern city of Chania is founded in the site of a significant ancient Minoan settlement, Kydonia or ku-do-ni-ja as it appears on Linear B script. According to the tradition, Kydonia was one of the three cities founded by King Minos in Crete.
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Archaeological Museum of Chania
The Archaeological Museum of chania was founden in 1963 and is located at the place of the Venetian Monastery of Agios Fragiskos in Halidon Street in Chania. The collection of the museum includes findings from excavations in several areas of the city that have been performed during the last 50 years, and its exhibits cover the cultural history of Chania from the neolithic period till the Roman Empire.
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Diving – Scuba diving
Chania has wonderful beaches with unique submarine environment that is offered for unforgettable diving experiences and enchanting images, ready to reveal in those who decide they discover it. The entire northern bay of Chania constitutes a wonderful place for diving, thanks to the special biodiversity and morphology of its seabed that is the favourite destination of Greek and foreign scuba divers.
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