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I toretti

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Address: Sparsi in tutta la citta | Piazza San Carlo, 10100 Turin, Italy
Phone Number: +39 345 307 2250
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step back in time

the road tells a story, just walk along the area but prepare and research before you arrive to get the full value of the visit to this location.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 June 2016
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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I'm not impressed and It's over rated. It the symbol of Turin. Not much to do. Not much to say about it. It's just simply water fountain with Taurus head.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

the road tells a story, just walk along the area but prepare and research before you arrive to get the full value of the visit to this location.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

All around Turin you can spot these very iconic bottle green drinking water fountains, featuring the head of a bull. The water pours out of its mouth, the water is fine to drink and to refill your water bottle.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Most recognizable symbol of Turin. Fresh water available for everyone who is thirsty. Support the local group "I love Turet" if you want to keep these green bulls alive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

In Italy most people only drink bottle water. However if you go in some small towns, some passing by older ladies would tell you that you should try some fountain water that is free and drinkable. I have been having it and I'm still alive. I Toretti is a special one. I have see regular faucets, little sculpture but a... More 

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 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 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 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 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 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 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 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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