Monday, April 16, 2012

Piazza Solferino - The Angelic fountain

The angelic fountain, built in 1930 and consists of four groups of statues that refer to the four seasons. It was intended by the mayor Riccardo Cattaneo. It was built thanks to the minister of finance Paul Baiotti and named after the latter's mother (Angelica Cugiani). First it was decided to place it in front of the Cathedral of Turin in Piazza San Giovanni, was then chosen the Piazza Solferino, which was a better place to contain it.

The angelic fountain
The fountain is located in Piazza Solferino, which is a square in the historic center of Turin

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