It’s a bit disappointing but you have to see it to believe how small and insignificant it really is!
Yes, it is silly but you have to go see it. It's a statue of a little boy doing his thing. Enough said.
The famour Manneken-pis is the mascot of the city.
It has been sculpted in the 17th century by J. Dusquesnoy.
Well, yes there's not really much to see, but if you are in Brussels you should go!
The little statue of the pee-ing boy has various outfits that he wears from time to time during the year.
A very strange statue that isn't really anything special. Yet many tourists seem to gather around waiting for there chance of a clear photo.
Manneken Pis is a small bronze statue of a boy urinating (water). And that is pretty much it. But it is entertaining to see. They dress the statue up in customes at various times of the year.
Pissing boy will have different clothes in accodance with various festivies and these costumes come from all over the world.
This little guy is everywhere. But the real one is a fountain with a wardrobe for every occasion. He even has an Elvis costume.
If you get ther during daylight, the statue is dressed in one of a handful of outfits (the other outfits are on display). And, you can stop in at one of the local pubs for a beverage.
Curious little fountain of a small chap pissing. Was surrounded with Japanese tourists when I was there but I managed to get a decent snap.
One of the most popular Must See Activities is the Manneken Pis. it's just a tiny statue. It's located in a small street you can take from the Grand Market.
The famous statue is at the corner of rue de l'étuve (stoof straat) and the rue du chêne (eikstraat)
Story has it that when a man found his missing son, the lad was relieving himself. So in his honor, the man built this fountain. Proof of the Belgian sense of humor. Not the original statue.
Other than the Grand Place, the main attraction is the famous Manneken Pis statue. This appears to be Brussels equivalent to Copenhagens Little Mermaid.
Manneken Pis represents Brussels'sspirit of freedom.
The world famous peeing boy can be seen every day and night.