The building of the Municipal Market in the heart of the modern town of Chania occupies an area of 4,000 sq.m, while the surrounding area measures 17,200 sq.m.
The original construction of the building began in 1911 and was completed in 1913. The official opening took place on December 4th 1913 by the then Prime minister, Eleftherios Venizelos, 3 days after the ceremony of the union of Crete with Greece.
Since then, the Municipal Market has been a landmark for locals and visitors alike with regards to food and traditional, local products in the main. You will come across fishmongers, butchers, green grocers and local produce such as cheese, raki, herbs etc here.