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Akhladhai Destination Guide

Delve into Akhladhai in Greece!

Akhladhai in the region of Crete is located in Greece - some 176 mi (or 283 km) South of Athens, the country's capital.

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Current time in Akhladhai is now 05:02 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Athens" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tobruk, Benghazi, Sternai, Sinoikismos Kerates, Rethymno or İzmir. While being here, make sure to check out Zakharias, Varipetron, Tsikalaria, Souda, Pitharion and Dharatsos as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Red arrows in chania - maxi tis kritis

03:18 min ( May 23, 2009 by vickyxania)
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Red arrows to chania 23/5/09


02:04 min ( August 10, 2009 by giannischania)
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A slice of life in Hania

04:29 min ( September 22, 2007 by eurosatemydollars)
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Ben gives a tour of Theotokopoulou, the street we live on


00:38 min ( July 23, 2010 by Manolis Levedelis)
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Interesting facts about this location

Cretan State

The Cretan State (Greek: Κρητική Πολιτεία, Kritiki Politia), was established in 1898, following the intervention by the Great Powers (Britain, France, Italy and Russia) on the island of Crete. In 1897 an insurrection in Crete led the Ottoman Empire to declare war on Greece, which led Great Britain, France, Italy and Russia to intervene on the grounds that the Ottoman Empire could no longer maintain control.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.45, 24.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Cretan State, Eleftherios Venizelos, Former countries in Europe, Island countries, Modern history of Crete, States and territories established in 1898, Vassal and tributary states of the Ottoman Empire

Etz Hayyim Synagogue

The Etz Hayyim Synagogue is the only surviving remnant of the once Jewish community on the Greek isle of Crete. After being restored, the synagogue has become tourist destination and has attracted visits from foreign dignitaries like Queen Sofía of Spain, the sister of the former King Constantine II of Greece, who made a sudden and unannounced visit to the site on March 6, 2006. The synagogue was the target of an arson attack January 5, 2010. http://www. adl. org/PresRele/ASInt_13/5690_13. htm

More reading: Etz Hayyim Synagogue homepage
Located at 35.45, 24.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Crete, Synagogues in Greece, Visitor attractions in Crete


Stylos or Stilos is a village, part of the Armenoi municipal unit in the Chania regional unit of the Greek island of Crete located where natural springs rise at the foot of the White Mountains on the fertile and tree covered Stilos Valley. The Greek etymology of the name of the village is 'column' or 'pillar'. No existing topographical or surviving architectural feature could account for this naming. The village is laid out to the south side of the road from Megala Horafia to Neo Horio.

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Located at 35.45, 24.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Chania (regional unit)


Cydonia or Kydonia (Greek Κυδωνία, "quince") was an important ancient city-state on the northwest coast of the island of Crete. It is at the site of the modern-day Greek city of Chania. In legend Cydonia was founded by King Cydon, a son of Hermes and of Akakallis, the daughter of King Minos. Cydonians are mentioned in book 12 of the Aeneid, where their excellent bow skills are used in an extended Virgilian simile describing the Fury's descent to Juturna.

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Located at 35.45, 24.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Chania (regional unit), Cretan city-states, Former populated places in Greece, History of Crete


Chania is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania regional unit. It lies along the north coast of the island, about 70 km west of Rethymno and 145 km west of Heraklion. The official population of the municipal unit (the former municipality) is 53,910, while the municipality has 108,642 (2011) inhabitants. This consists of the city of Chania and several other towns and villages, including Kounoupidiana (pop. 8,620), Mournies (pop. 7,614), Souda (pop.

More reading: Chania homepage
Located at 35.45, 24.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Capitals of former nations, Chania, Greek prefectural capitals, Minoan sites in Crete, Municipalities of Crete, Populated coastal places in Greece