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Le fontane "mostra"

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Description

The first way of reporting where to find water sources for drinking for free.

The promotion campaign is sponsored by the Municipality XIII and XV of the City of Rome, by the Presidency of the Council of the Lazio Region and the Province of Rome.

The goal is to reduce environmental pollution produced by the PET used for the conservation of mineral water, formulating a system of balance between use and restoration of natural resources.

WATERMAP is useful for finding the fountains that provide drinking water, in order to move with ease while visiting museums and attractions; contains information in several languages and will be distributed for free at the point of greatest tourist attractions: airports, train stations, subways, hotels, archaeological sites.

WATERMAP is available for download in PDF format: with a simple click you can download it directly from the website: www.watermap.it 

The map not only indicates the fountains with drinking water but also the historical, archaeological sites, transportation and places to see. It wants to be  "an invitation to combat environmental pollution produced each day from PET, polyethylene terephthalate used for the conservation of mineral water”.

The map is printed on environmentally friendly paper and will be distributed for free at the major tourist spots.

Curiosity
Among the many fountains, called “nasone”(big nose) because they resemble a person with a big nose, there are also some rare 'ancestors' cast-iron “cilindrotti”, placed after the unification of Italy. There are only three of the latter: one in Piazza del Pantheon, another in Via delle Tre Cannelle and the last in Via San Teodoro.
Moreover: drinking from a nasone (big nose), according to Ilaria Beltramme, as explained in the book she published with Newton Compton, is the first of the “One hundred and one things to do in Rome at least once in your life"  

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Culture and leisure › Cultural heritage › Architectural and historical heritage
Culture and leisure › Cultural heritage › Architectural and historical heritage
Culture and leisure › Cultural heritage › Architectural and historical heritage
Culture and leisure › Cultural heritage › Architectural and historical heritage
Culture and leisure › Cultural heritage › Architectural and historical heritage
Culture and leisure › Cultural heritage › Architectural and historical heritage
Culture and leisure › Cultural heritage › Architectural and historical heritage

See also

Hospitality › Services › Tourist services and fairs
Hospitality › Services › Tourist services and fairs
Last checked: 2018-08-16 11:32
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