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Chania, Chania, Crete

Firka Fortress

  
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Firka Fortress
Location:
Port of Chania, Crete
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Crete
Chania
Municipality > Town:
City of Chania
• Chania
Altitude:
Zero Altitude
Time of Construction   Origin
16th century  
VENETIAN
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Castle Type   Condition
Coastal Fortress  
Good
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

On the northwestern side of the port of Chania the Venetians built the Revellino del Porto, a fortified construction for the protection of the harbor. The construction began in the middle of the 16th century and was concluded a few years before the Turkish conquest, almost a century later.


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