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“Traditional & beloved water fountains...”
Review of I toretti

I toretti
Ranked #15 of 373 things to do in Turin
Certificate of Excellence
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Traditional & beloved water fountains...”
Reviewed 23 January 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….

Visited November 2013
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Gdynia, Poland
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“Refreshing symbols of Torino”
Reviewed 27 July 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 dragon. Nowadays the appearances of bulls/tauri can be bought on T-shirts, souvenirs and as mascots.

Visited July 2013
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Montreal, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
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“adopt one of the Torino public water fountains”
Reviewed 10 June 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!

Visited May 2013
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Cesena, Italy
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601 attraction reviews
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“one of the symbols of turin”
Reviewed 16 April 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

Visited April 2013
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Milan, Italy
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13 attraction reviews
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“Little Cows of Turin”
Reviewed 23 December 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!!

Visited December 2012
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