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Address: Sparsi in tutta la citta, 10100 Turin, Italy
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In Turin - never throw out you plastic bottle, because practically every piazza has one of those nice fountains with great water and interesting ornaments.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2014
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

The "toretti" are the green, little fountains, characterized by a bull head, that you can find (if you look for them, they are rare!) only in Turin. Their ever-fresh, ever-flowing water is a balsam for poor people, flushed children, pigeons and dogs, in particular during the hot season. they are located, generally, in squares and parks but they are threatened... More 

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Torino
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

In the hot summer days they are like a mirage! Their cold water is so refreshing and tasty that they will be your best drink of the day :) There were people that wanted to remove them, but they were probably just ignorant politicians that did not know what's in the heart of the Torinesi. They have been criticized as... More 

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Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

Only in Turin you can find this kind of fountains!!

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Address: Address: Sparsi in tutta la citta, 10100 Turin, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Turin  >  Turin

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