The paper concentrates to the old city of Rethimno.
A description of the historic revolution from the beginningof the creation of the cityat the Minoan age until today, also the paper references to the conqueror's , which with the long presence established the urban design and the development of the city.
This way the reader could meet the history of the city. An analytical description of the urban design and the development of the city , the architectural colonial in more detail like the types of the buildings per era, which includes the special architectural design of the doors, windows, the design of the streets and the urban design.
In second phase the modern state of the city is analyzed, there for the image of the city for an architectural site and the living conditions for the permanent citizens and the visitors. We will meet the way people live in the city as well as the commercial activity. In more detail the essay is analyzing how the elevations of the buildings are affected from the trade market.
Problems of the city are pointed out, like the open spaces and how are violated with trade products, parking and sewer system.
The elevations of the building are analyzed as they are today with the additional umbrellas, marquees (tents), signs, air condition units and tables with chairs (for the coffee shops, the bars and the restaurants). as well as and the exterior lighting of the store and house holds. all this are problems that the visitor and the citizen have to live with.