Chania Von Schwartz Residence

The Residence of Baroness Von Schwartz in Chania: The exquisitely designed residence of Baroness Von Schwartz is one of the finest samples of the neoclassical architectural style of Chania. It was built in 1860 and from 1865 till the end of the Turkish occupation, it was a social and philanthropic centre.

This magnificent residence is located in the suburb of Chalepa and has turned into a prominent cultural landmark of Chania Town. The sheer elegance of this residence immediately draws the attention of visitors. The marble steps and the porch are truly fine pieces of craftsmanship. The residence is today uninhabited but still well-preserved by the local government.