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One of my favorite walks in a non known part of Chania. The atmosphere of Tabakaria is opposite to the vivid streets downtown. There are no Venetian buildings, no Cretan Renaissance, no fancy boutiques. This is a forgotten snapshot of Greece, worth knowing because of the history, the landscape, and…
Travel back in time in the Old Tanneries district, where the "Two faces of January" was shot.
Old leather factories and warehouses next to the sea. A very interesting neghbourhood that is being transformed quickly.
Visit Tabakaria a district with old leather processing houses found on the rocky eastern side of the city of Chania. The area was chosen for the following reasons: the abundant brackish subterranean waters used to soften leather, and its relative closeness to the city. Today some of the leather…