Leaned against the imposing façade of the Palazzo d’Accursio (Town Hall), the fountain was designed by the architect Tommaso Laureti from Palermo, the same author of the Fontana di Nettuno - Fountain of Neptune (sixteenth century).
Corner of the city is known as "little Venice". Looking out between the buildings, you can see a scroll of the few stretches of water between the beginning of the twentieth century and the postwar period was not covered with asphalt.
Chiusa di Casalecchio is the oldest still working hydraulic structure in the world. It is located 83km far from the source of river Reno and 128km far from its outfall. It flows through the plains of Bologna, Ravenna and Ferrara.