The old town has many quarters and squares to walk surrounded by ancient buildings and mosques which are worth admiring. The aristocratic neighborhood is full of beautiful Venetian buildings worthseeing in Chania. ... The 16th century Venetian lighthouse is the landmark of Chania and lies at the extreme end of the pier.

Samaria Gorge

The Samaria National Park is exceptionally rich in plant and animal life. In the gorge you will find unique species protected under international law.
It is said that there are 450 plant species in the gorge.
In Samaria you can admire the forests of huge pine and cypress trees, a picture from Crete’s past, when thekri-kri, the wildgoats of Crete inside Samaria gorge island was covered by forests famous for their timber, ideal for building strong ships.
Inside the gorge you may even meet its famous inhabitants, the wild goats of Crete, which the locals call “agrimia” and tourists call “kri-kri”.

During the Turkish period Revellino was used as barrack (Firka = barrack), for that reason the name Firka is still used today. The arched openings were used as prisons from the Turkish period to the civil war. On the corner watch tower of the Fortress the Greek flag of the Unification of Crete was raised on December 1st 1913 in an official ceremony. Today, at the entrance of the Fortress is situated the Maritime Museum of Crete.
The district of Splantzia is located to the East ot the Byzantine fortification wall and used to be the Turkish quarter of the town. It has many nice narrow alleys that you can wander through. Its main point of interest is Splantzia Square (officially name Square 1821) where you will now find pleasant coffee shops in the shade of a large plane tree.
Saint Francis’ Church (Archaeological Museum of Chania) … It has operated continuously since then, as the Cathedral of the Catholic Diocese of Crete.