Fortifications of Chania

Fortifications of Chania
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Castle Facts:

Location: Chania, Greece.
Built: 7th century BC.
Condition: Partially intact.
Ownership / Access: --
Notes: The fortifications of Chania are a series of defensive walls and other fortifications which surround the city of Chania in Crete, Greece. The inner city walls were first built in antiquity, and were rebuilt by the Byzantine Empire. The outer walls were built in the 16th century by the Republic of Venice. Some of the fortifications were demolished in the 20th century, but parts of both the Byzantine and Venetian walls remain intact.

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