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Things to look for: Nasoni

No those aren’t leaky taps. Those constantly flowing spigots are one of the remnants of ancient Roman engineering. Thanks to aqueducts constructed thousands of years ago, Rome has 2,500 water fountains, known as Nasoni for their big-nose like shape. The cold water that flows from the fountains comes along aqueducts that run seventy miles before arriving in the city.

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