The municipal market is in the heart of of Chania city centre and is a place of intense professional activity uniting different generations in family business. As a distinct, cross-shaped building (a reference to the idea of ancient Greek markets), it is considered an architectural “jewel” of the Balkan region. Tempting flavors, original Cretan dishes, enthusiastic marketers, sweet smiles and witty conversations, set up a welcoming atmosphere for every visitor. Although it’s been more than 100 years since its opening, it still stands imposing, attracting both tourists and locals on a daily basis. Even if you are just passing outside, you will inevitably take a look for a moment, to admire this truly magnificent monument.