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Name: Chania Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Chania (Hania), , Greece

Location: At end of pier at east side of entrance to harbor at Chania (Hania), northwest coast of Crete, Sea of Crete.

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Photo: Guido Jansen

The original lighthouse here was built by the Venetians, and the present one was built by the Egyptians on the orginal base circa 1830-40.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical stone tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1570

Date Present Tower Built: c. 1840

Current Use: Historic attraction.

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