Venice is made up of 118 islands that are separated by canals and connected by over four hundred bridges.
On the map, Venice appears to be shaped like a fish.
Venice is the birthplace of Baroque composer, Antonio Vivaldi, who is best known for composing the violin concerto – the Four Seasons.
The Black Death wiped out one third of Venice’s population in the 17th century.
The Bridge of Sighs in Venice connects the Palace of the Doges and the prison over the Rio di Palazzo canal. The name is based on legend—, in which prisoners would cross the bridge to the prison and sigh after seeing the outside world for the last time.