On this tour you will discover the beauty of the Old City and Harbor during the night with the graphical mystical narrow streets as long as the night life in the Harbor of Chania! You will visit the Splantzia area which was the Turkish district of Chania – the central gathering place for the Turkish population and the exterior of the east Venetian walls, Kum Kapi area (a village of poor North African slaves used to live there in the old days) .This region was called in Turkish Kum Kapisi (Gate of the Sand) from the Venetian gate which is still preserved in our days. Today “Kum Kapi” is a developed district of the city which gathers thousands of visitors every summer who come to enjoy the view to the sea and the numerous cafeterias and restaurants.Historical information will be also available through the audio guide system.
The monuments you will see are:
The Municipal Market of Chania, The Temple of Aghioi Anargyroi, The Temple of Aghia Ekaterini, The Dominican Temple of Aghios Nikolaos – Hiougkar Tzamisi (the Mosque of ‘Igemonas’), Splantzia, The Gate and Rampart Sabbionara, Koum Kapi, The Venetian Walls, The Venetian “Neoria”, The Grand Arsenal, The Byzantine Wall, Giali Tzamisi, The Jewish Synagogue (or “Ovriaki”), The Egyptian Lighthouse, The Navy Museum, The “Firka” Fortress.
* The tour will depart with a minimum of 3 participants. If 24 hours prior to the tour start the guest is the only participant on a tour, an alternative tour will be offered to participate in. If the alternative do not match the guest’s availability or interest, a full refund will be provided.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Starting Point: 25, Chrisanthou Episkopou Street|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Daily except on Wednesdays.
Departure time varies upon period.
|DURATION||1h and 30min|
|PRACTICE||5-10 min before the tour|
|HISTORICAL INFORMATION THROUGH AUDIO GUIDE SYSTEM|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing.|
|DISCOUNT||Children under 16Y.O 10% discount|
|COMPLIMENTARY||Bottle of water.||