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Address: Sparsi in tutta la citta, 10100 Turin, Italy
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The toretti are water fountains shaped like bull heads which deliver free fresh water all day long. This is a great service for anyone walking around the city needing some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The toretti are water fountains shaped like bull heads which deliver free fresh water all day long. This is a great service for anyone walking around the city needing some refreshment and they are very nice to look at .

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

On our visit in April we had 30-32 degrees Celsius, which quite unusual for this time of the year. But the small bull-heads, the toretti1s you find almost on all the squares and there is fresh water. Great.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

..characteristically greed with the head of a bull, i Toretti (little bulls) with be a refreshing pit stop, short of sipping a granita at a local bar... ubiquitous, they used to be a common source of refreshment.. they have become an institution, in a city where it's almost easier to sip a glass of Arneis than to drink a glass... More 

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Tortona, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Well this is the only attraction of the entire city visible almost everyway, all the fountains of Turin unlike the common Italian cities have the distinction of having the head of a bull from where the water flows, of course, has been included this detail to customize the city with its own symbol. Uniqueness and art together.    

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

In Turin - never throw out you plastic bottle, because practically every piazza has one of those nice fountains with great water and interesting ornaments.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The traditional water fountains in Torino have the head of the bull (from the name of the city) as the water spout… the water flows from the mouth of the bull… picturesque and unique to Torino….

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Gdynia, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

The "torreti" are the most recoginisable symbol of this city. On my way around I met only a few but all gave me refreshing water that is why I liked them. Their appearance is connected with an old legend dated from ancient times when the taurus (the bull) died at the feet of the village after he had defeated the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

These little green water fountains spouting good water from a bull's mouth, are symbol of the city, situated everywhere for the benefit of the thirsty When satisfied you can adopt one (http://www.ilovetoret.it) as your own protected fountain!

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Cesena, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

these nice small bulls are almost everywhere in the city. they provide u fresh water so precious when u wander around the city above all in summer. great

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Turin, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Yeah these little cow-like fountains are almost everywhere in Turin! You don't need to visit them just when you feel thirsty go and drink some water!!

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