Villa d'Este "one of the most significant and complete monuments to the culture of the Renaissance, an incomparable example of the Italian Garden." UNESCO World Heritage. The garden is probaly the best historic fountain garden in the world. It contains 51 fountains, 398 spouts, 364 jets, 64 waterfalls, 220 basins and 875 linear meters of water canals, tunnels and pipes and yet there is not a single pump in the whole system!!!