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In 1204 the Crusaders took over Constantinople and dismantled the Byzantine Empire. Crete fell into the hands of Boniface of Monferrat, who then sold it to the Venetians for about 1000 pieces of silver.
There are many remains of beautiful Venetian buildings all over Crete. The old town and especially the Old Harbour of Chania retains the ambience of a Venetian town of the past and the buildings are protected by a historical preservation law. 
Architecturally important venetian buildings are the Loggia of Iraklion, the Loggia of Rethimnon, as well as the Villa De Mezzo in Etia, Sitia, and the Villa Trevisan in Treveziana, near Kastelli, Kissamos. Many houses in the old towns of ChaniaRethimnon and Iraklion still have visible evidence of their Venetian origin.
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1 Agia Ekaterini Church in Chania
2 Agia Ekaterini Church in Iraklion
3 Agii Apostoli and Panagia Church in Agios Vasilios
4 Agios Georgios Church in Chandras
5 Agios Ioannis Monastery in Bali
6 Agios Nikolaos Church in Chania
7 Basilica San Marco in Iraklion
8 Canevaro street in Chania
9 Castle in Imeri Gramvousa
10 Chanioporta
11 Gorgoliani Monastery in Kato Asites
12 Imeri Gramvousa
13 Katholiko Monastery in Akrotiri
14 Lithinon street in Chania
15 Michael Archangelos Church in Axos
16 Old Barracks in Iraklio
17 San Francesco Church in Rethimno
18 San Nicola Fort
19 San Pietro Church in Iraklio
20 San Rocco Church
21 Sandrivani Square in Chania
22 Santa Maria de Miracoli Monastery
23 Sotiras Christos Church in Kefali
24 The Bastion of Firkas in Chania
25 The Bembo Fountain in Iraklio
26 The Chanioporta in Iraklio
27 The Fortezza in Rethymno
28 The Great Arsenal in Chania
29 The Great Koules in Iraklio
30 The Guora Gate in Rethymno
31 The island of Spinalonga
32 The Lighthouse in Chania
33 The Martinengo Bastion in Iraklio
34 The Morosini Fountain in Iraklio
35 The New Gate in Iraklio
36 The Porta del Lazzaretto in Iraklio
37 The Public Market in Chania
38 The Quay in the Old Harbour of Chania
39 The Renieri Chapel in Chania
40 The Renieri Port in Chania
41 The Rimondi Fountain in Rethymno
42 The Venetian Loggia in Rethymno
43 The Walls in Chania
44 Topanas and Evraiki in Chania
45 Vafe street in Rethimnon
46 Venetian Aqueduct in Fortetsa
47 Venetian Aqueduct in Karidaki
48 Venetian Arsenals in Chania
49 Venetian Arsenals in Iraklio
50 Venetian Castle in Agios Vasilios
51 Venetian Castle in Charakas
52 Venetian Castle in Kissamos
53 Venetian Constructions in Alikampos
54 Venetian Constructions in Sternes
55 Venetian Door on 8 Daskaloyanni st, Rethymno
56 Venetian Fort of Frangokastello
57 Venetian Fort of Paleochora
58 Venetian Fort of Sitia
59 Venetian fortress in Paliokastro
60 Venetian Fountain in Alikampos
61 Venetian Fountain in Pendamodi
62 Venetian Harbour of Chania
63 Venetian Harbour of Ierapetra
64 Venetian Harbour of Iraklio
65 Venetian Harbour of Rethymno
66 Venetian House on 64 Arkadiou st, Rethymno
67 Venetian House on Arkadiou and Vlastou st, Rethymno
68 Venetian Loggia in Iraklio
69 Venetian Mansion on 154 Arkadiou st, Rethymno
70 Venetian Mansion on 48 Arkadiou st, Rethymno
71 Venetian Mansion on 50 Arkadiou st, Rethymno
72 Venetian Portal in Amnatos
73 Venetian Portal in Chania
74 Venetian Portal in Choumeriako
75 Venetian Tower of Da Molin in Alikianos
76 Venetian Villa in Chandras
77 Venetian Villa in Kalathenes
78 Venetian Villa in Rodia
79 Venetian Villa of Etia
80 Villa Trevisian in Drapanias
81 Village of Argyroupolis
82 Vizari Venetian Villa
83 Vrondisi Fountain