The old town of Chania - a photo gallery

 

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  • An alley in the old town of Chania
  • An alley in the old town of Chania
  • A lot of the old town of Chania was damaged by German bombing during WWII so many parts of it have more recent houses like in this street.
  • Palm shadows on a chapel
  • Minaret of the church of Agios Nikolaos in Splanzia, Chania. It was built during the Turkish occupation.
  • The mosque of the Janissaries on the harbour of Chania
  • An alley in the old town of Chania.
  • An alley in the old town of Chania.
  • An alley in the old town of Chania.
  • The cathedral of Chania is located in the centre of the old town, just off Halidon Street on the way down to the harbour. The cathedral is dedicated to the Panagia Trimartyri (Virgin of the Three Martyrs), the patron saint of Chania. You cannot see it in this photo as I have my back to it. The statue in the left of the photo is of Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras who was the 268th Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1948 to 1972.
  • General view of the archaeological museum of Chania
  • The covered market of Chania was modelled on the covered market of Marseilles
  • Café terrace by the harbour of Chania
  • Minaret of the church of Agios Nikolaos in Splanzia, Chania. It was built during the Turkish occupation.
  • The church tower and minaret of the church of Agios Nikolaos with the White Mountains in the background (the perspective is shortened by the use of a telephoto lens).
  • The Ahmet Aga Minaret on Hatzimichalii Daliani Street. This is one of the two minarets that still remain in Chania.
  • The Ahmet Aga Minaret on Hatzimichalii Daliani Street. This is one of the two minarets that still remain in Chania.
  • Minaret of the church of Agios Nikolaos in Splanzia, Chania. It was built during the Turkish occupation.
  • The tomb of Eleftherios Venizelos, Crete's most famous statesman, overlooking the city of Chania
  • Chania rooftops and the lighthouse
  • Chania harbour seen from Tafos Venizelos through a telephoto lens
  • The mosque of the Janissaries on the harbour of Chania
  • Chania rooftops and the lighthouse in winter
  • Staircase of an old house in Chania
  • Old house in Chania
  • An alley in the old town of Chania
  • Chania rooftops with the chirch tower of the cathedral (foreground) as well as the church tower of Agios Nikolaos and its minaret further back
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
  • Chania old town
 

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