Details / Information  Overview:

Chania, identified with the ancient city of Kydonia, was one of the most important cities of the Minoan period.

Since 1966, the 25th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities has been conducting salvage and systematic excavations, while an important part of the city is excavated in collaboration with the Swedish Archaeological Institute in Athens.

Some of the most important finds from the city are exhibited in the Archaeological Museum of Chania.


Address  Address:

"Kasteli" hill and "Splantzia" quarter

Location (City, Village, Area)  Location:


Telephone number  Telephone:

(+30) 2821044418

Fax number  Fax:

(+30) 2821094487

E-mail address  E-mail:

Website Url Url:

Operating Period  Operating Period:



Operating Days & Hours  Operating Days & Hours:

Open-air site. Permanently open.

Admission Fee  Admission Fee:

• Free entrance

Notes  Notes:





* The above information, are subject to change without prior notification from the institution. In any case, has no responsibilities about any occurred changes.

 Last update 30/04/2017