The cultural background of Chania is very rich, first of all due to town’s long history and its interaction with many diverse civilizations in the past. Sights as the Mosque of the “janissaries” (built 17th century) the Great “Arsenal”, the minaret of Achmet Aga and many other remnants of Turkish rules add to Chania an exotic charm.
Within the old town there is also the Archaeological Museum, the Naval History museum, the Byzantine / Post-Byzantine collection, the Folklore museum and the War museum. Other interesting sights, the Fort Firca, the Gate and Bulwark Subbionara, the Gate of the Renier Mansion, the Synagogue – Kehal Hayyim in the Topanas District, The indoor market “Agora”. Only 5 minutes walking from hotel is a sandy blue flag beach of NEA CHORA, which separates the old port from the modern quarter.