Belluno is a city of water where the Ardo meets the river Piave, it is also crossed by many small streams that flow through the land and the countryside. Belluno is also rich in fountains, within the towns and villages they total 270. Stone buildings, carved friezes and the traditional granite tanks, troughs and sinks. Located in the streets or at crossroads, these are precious to the historical centre. They are located and built taking advantage of streams and rivulets with the express purpose to quench the thirst of men, their animals and provide water for domestic use; this is a fascinating journey to discover.