In the lack of natural springs, clasic Perast drank water from the «zdenac».

They were buildings for collecting rain water.

And of course, they were built with stone in lime mortar.

They were several meters deep. Arched ceilings.

With high stone throttle. Decorated with ornaments as a rule.

«Bistjerne» are in houses or in the gardens. They have an important and popular place in the organization of urban life.

Sometimes they can be found under «odrina» - a porch made of grapevine leaves. The place of resting in the mediterranean exterior.