" Il-Funtana tat-Tritoni ( The Triton Fountain, a mythological Greek god, the messenger of the sea. He is the son of Poseidon and Amphitrite, god and goddess of the sea respectively. He is usually represented as a merman which has the upper body of a human and the tail, soft dorsal fin, spiny dorsal fin, anal fin, pelvic fins and caudal fin of a fish, "sea-hued", according to Ovid "his shoulders barnacled with sea-shells").
The fountain is located on the periphery of the City Gate of Valletta, Malta.
It consists of three bronze Tritons holding up a huge basin , balanced on a concentric base built out of concrete and clad in travertine slabs.
The fountain is one of Malta's most important Modernist landmarks.