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Il toro in piazza San Carlo

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Address: Piazza San Carlo, Turin, Italy

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Il TORO

This is a symbol of the town , the famous ' Toro ' . It' s more easy to find a fountain with the face of the bull , named 'Turet ' , little bull , than this immage in front of... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2016
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Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

When you walk by you are to stomp this poor bulls privates😳. In just a couple minutes I have witnessed stomps and pirouettes😂on said privates😲

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torino
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Reviewed May 8, 2016

This is a symbol of the town , the famous ' Toro ' . It' s more easy to find a fountain with the face of the bull , named 'Turet ' , little bull , than this immage in front of Caffè Torino . The Turin people love it very much !!

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed October 7, 2015

The bull (il Toro) in the floor of Turin's most beautiful square (Piazza San Carlo) is the symbol of the city and also a legend. Please have a good look at what the local people do when they stop at the bull. Indeed, they step on his testicles. According to a legend, this brings luck and happiness. Superstition? Think about... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed July 19, 2015

It is hidden on the floor, just at the Caffé Torino. Most of the tourists even doesn't know, what is it, and why the locals like it so much

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