Venice is a city in northern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated on a group of 118 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by over 400 bridges. As of 2018, it has a population of 260,897. Venice is highlighted by the Pazza San Marco, St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, the Rialto Bridge, Gondola’s, and the Grand Canal, etc. Its history goes back to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance era and its location was also a staging area for the Crusades.