Archaeological Museum of Chania

Archaeological Museum of Chania

One of the many beautiful medieval monuments of the city of Chania, the imposing church of the monastery of the monks of Frangiskan (16th century), houses the Archaeological Museum of Chania. During the Ottoman era, the monastery was transformed into a Muslim place of worship for Yussuf Pasha, while in modern times it has veriously served as a cinema and an army warehouse. It became a museum only in 1963.

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