Chaniá
in Chania of Crete, Greece

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
35.511 and 24.029 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 35° 30' 40" and E 24° 1' 45"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Modern Greek, English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:33 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Europe/Athens
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:11 am and 8:31 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-22.661 and -152.805 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Motu Ura
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Greece in Southern Europe

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Greece.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Greece. Last Update: 2022-05-27 07:59:32

Discover Chaniá

Chaniá in Chania (Crete) with it's 53,910 citizens is a place in Greece about 171 mi (or 276 km) south of Athens, the country's capital city.

Current time in Chaniá is now 12:33 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Athens with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports near Chaniá, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Greece is Chania International Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 11 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Archaeological Site of Mystras in a distance of 143 mi (or 229 km), North-West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gerani, Vryses, Chora Sfakion, Kissamos and Palaiochora. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 45%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 4% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 28th of May 2022

29°C (83 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 29th of May 2022

29°C (84 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Monday, 30th of May 2022

26°C (79 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Doma Hotel

Address
0,4 mi
124 Venizelou Str
73133 Chaniá
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 07:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 23:00


Silver Beach Hotel

Address
0,5 mi
Platanias Gerani
731 00 Kreta
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Bozzali

Address
0,6 mi
Sifaka & Gavaladon 5
73101 Chania
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kydon

Address
0,5 mi
Sofoklis Venizelos Sq. & 2, Str. Tzanakaki
73134 Kreta
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Porto Del Colombo

Address
0,6 mi
Theofanous & Moshon Sts
73101 Chania
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Anatolia Charming Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
1, Psaromiligon
73132 Chania
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Ionas Boutique Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
Kallinikou Sarpaki & Sorvolou
73100 Khania
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Elia Betolo Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
Betolo 1
73100 Chánia
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Elia Potie Studios

Address
0,6 mi
Potie 36
Chania
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kasteli Studios & Apartments

Address
0,7 mi
39, Kanavaro Str.
731 01 Khania
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Rating: 4 of 5
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Rating: 4 of 5
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Published: September 19, 2012
Length: 57:44 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TvViaggiare

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Published: September 20, 2014
Length: 50:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FAN SIMULATOR

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Published: October 06, 2014
Length: 01:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Giorgos Kissanakis

Chania aerial creations.


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Published: September 05, 2008
Length: 09:02 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: creteisland

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Chania 2014 - Happy New Year

Published: January 01, 2014
Length: 08:56 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Chania Crete

Τα πρώτα λεπτά του 2014 στα Χανιά...Καλή χρονιά! Χαρούμενο, ευτυχισμένο και δημιουργικό το νέο έτος για όλο...


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Published: July 25, 2012
Length: 37:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Steven Chu

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Santa Run Chania 2013 - Garage Party - 27-12-2013

Published: December 29, 2013
Length: 45:05 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Manousos Grillakis

Shot on Canon 6D with 24-105mm f/4 3 hour edit.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Chania

Chania is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania regional unit. It lies along the north coast of the island, about 70 km west of Rethymno and 145 km west of Heraklion. The official population of the municipal unit (the former municipality) is 53,910, while the municipality has 108,642 (2011) inhabitants. This consists of the city of Chania and several other towns and villages, including Kounoupidiana (pop. 8,620), Mournies (pop. 7,614), Souda (pop.

Located at 35.5249, 24.0562 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Chania, Populated coastal places in Greece, Greek prefectural capitals, Minoan sites in Crete, Municipalities of Crete, Capitals of former nations

Kydonia

Cydonia or Kydonia (Greek Κυδωνία, "quince") was an important ancient city-state on the northwest coast of the island of Crete. It is at the site of the modern-day Greek city of Chania. In legend Cydonia was founded by King Cydon, a son of Hermes and of Akakallis, the daughter of King Minos. Cydonians are mentioned in book 12 of the Aeneid, where their excellent bow skills are used in an extended Virgilian simile describing the Fury's descent to Juturna.

Located at 35.5173, 24.0196 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Crete, Cretan city-states, Chania (regional unit), Former populated places in Greece

Etz Hayyim Synagogue

The Etz Hayyim Synagogue is the only surviving remnant of the once Jewish community on the Greek isle of Crete. After being restored, the synagogue has become tourist destination and has attracted visits from foreign dignitaries like Queen Sofía of Spain, the sister of the former King Constantine II of Greece, who made a sudden and unannounced visit to the site on March 6, 2006. The synagogue was the target of an arson attack January 5, 2010. http://www. adl. org/PresRele/ASInt_13/5690_13. htm

Located at 35.5156, 24.0167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Synagogues in Greece, Buildings and structures in Crete, Visitor attractions in Crete

Cretan State

The Cretan State (Greek: Κρητική Πολιτεία, Kritiki Politia), was established in 1898, following the intervention by the Great Powers (Britain, France, Italy and Russia) on the island of Crete. In 1897 an insurrection in Crete led the Ottoman Empire to declare war on Greece, which led Great Britain, France, Italy and Russia to intervene on the grounds that the Ottoman Empire could no longer maintain control.

Located at 35.5167, 24.0167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Modern history of Crete, Former countries in Europe, Island countries, States and territories established in 1898, Eleftherios Venizelos, Cretan State, Vassal and tributary states of the Ottoman Empire

Archaeological Museum of Chania

The Archaeological Museum of Chania (Greek: Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Χανίων) is a museum located in the former Venetian Monastery of Saint Francis at 25 Chalidon Street, Chania, Crete, Greece. It was established in 1962.

Located at 35.5156, 24.0172 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological museums in Greece, Chania, Museums established in 1962, Museums in Crete

Nautical Museum of Crete

The Nautical Museum of Crete is a museum in Chania, Crete, Greece. Its collection includes models of ships, nautical instruments, painting, historical photographs and war relics. The material is classified chronologically, starting from the Bronze Age up to our times. The exhibits of the first floor include models of ancient ships, a model of the fortified town and port under Venetian rule, a model that shows shipbuilding and repair buildings, with a rowing ship inside.

Located at 35.5181, 24.0158 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Chania, Maritime museums in Greece, Museums in Crete

War Museum of Chania

War Museum of Chania is a museum in Chania, Crete, Greece, annex of the War Museum of Athens. It was founded on July 1995. The museum exhibits photographs, war artifacts and other items from the national wars and revolutions of the Greek History. It is housed in a building, built in 1870 and designed by the Italian architect Makouzo, which in the past has been used as barracks by the Italian Army during World War II.

Located at 35.5113, 24.0252 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Chania, Military and war museums in Greece, Museums established in 1975, Museums in Crete

Kastelli Hill

Kastelli Hill is a landform at the city of Chania on the island of Crete in the present day country of Greece. The Minoan city of ancient Cydonia was centered around Kastelli Hill, which later was selected by the Romans as the site of an acropolis.

Located at 35.5173, 24.0196 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Crete

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Chaniá.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Chaniá.

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Chania: Πλατεια Δικαστηριων, Chania (source)

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Chania: ενετικο λιμανι, Chania (source)

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Chania: Venezianischer Hafen mit Leuchtturm, Chania (source)

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
La Canée, Khaniá, Canea, Cydonia, Kreta, Càndia, Chania, Χανιά, Χανίων, Chaniá, Ĥanio, La Canea, Hania, CHQ, Hanià, Ханья, Hanya