The fountain of the twelve months, “Fontana dei dodici mesi”, according to legend, was built on the spot where Phaeton fell. The son of the sun god Phaeton had taken possession of his father’s chariot and made the horses wild. Then Phaeton fell into the Po, where centuries later the Romans founded the city of Augusta Taurinorum.
On the fountain of the twelve months, the months are represented by twelve female statues. Four groups of statues inside represent the four Turin rivers: Po, Stura, Dora and Sangone. This attraction should not be missed.