The twelve public fountains in the town centre were strategically placed (in the 1920s) in locations chosen with good sense and intelligence: eight follow the path of the ridge, Corso Umberto I, from Piazza Santa Barbara to the Bastione; two were placed in Mancùsu and another two in Destru. Thirty years later, another one was placed at Chjanu de‘ carra.

Among the thirteen fountains, which are now rarely used as water enters every home, the most recurring name is that of the fountain ‘e Sena, located in Jusutèrra, in a small square at the beginning of Via Piliero, near Chianu ‘e ndon Stèfanu. It is called “di Siena” because further down from Via Piliero, the road Via Siena begins. The fame of this fountain is due to the existence, about a hundred meters away, of a large stone from which the fountain is visible. Young admirers often gathered there, taking turns, to admire their loved one from a distance. The loved one would be waiting at the fountain with a barrel to fetch water.

That stone, which is still there, was given the name Petra d’annammuràtu (Lover’s Stone). Today, it is marked with a plaque by the Badolato artist Gianni Verdiglione.

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