The well is richly ornated with engravings and commemorative inscriptions. It is an octagon so it has eight faces. On one of them we could read in Latin:
The same inscription in Greek could be seen on the face facing the church of Kremasti:
In English, the inscriptions could be translated like: "To the greatest and best god/ work of Antonio Cocchini/ for the common benefit/ 1699"
Two other faces bear the Cocchini family coat of arms:
Here are some photos of the venetian well and its environs:
- Another venetian relic similar to this well, a fountain, could be found at the Esplanade: