Manneken Pis, Brussels

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Corner of Rue de l' Etuve and Rue du Chêne

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    Mannekin Pis--it's small, but still see it.

    by wldeaton12 Written Oct 3, 2003
    Mannekin Pis

    My wife and I actually had a hard time finding the Mannekin Pis off the Grand Place--it was that small and obscure. Once we found it, of course, there was a crowd gathered there taking pictures of themselves standing beside it--as did my wife and I!

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  • Mannekin Pis

    by stephenshephard Written Oct 15, 2003
    The essential tacky Brussels souvenir

    It is much smaller than you think, and tucked away on a fairly anonymous street corner.

    Unique Suggestions: The souvenir shop next door though shows it remains popular, and some of the gifts are quite funny (not necessarily in the way they were intended). In particular there is a huge selection of packs of playing cards, each one having the Mannekin wearing a different costume. For diehard kitsch fans only :-)

    Fun Alternatives: No point in suggesting an alternative, you know you're going to go and see it anyway.

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    Lame!

    by Gnar_kill Written Oct 28, 2003

    I was walking around not even looking for Manneken Pis, and who did I run into? Manneken Pis! This was the lamest thing I ever saw....he wasn't even dressed up!

    Unique Suggestions: Even if you are subjected the Manneken Pis's lameness, take a picture for good mesure.

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    Mannekin Pis

    by Packerman Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Mannekin Pis

    Maybe it is a must see, but the little Manneken-Pis is quite stupid. The only cool thing is that he gets dressed up in different outfits every so often.

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    OK, so its small

    by timtregenza Written Sep 24, 2003

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    OK, so its small and twee, but its free and you don't have to hang around too long.

    Unique Suggestions: Go early to avoid the crowds.

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    Maneken Pis:Well he's cute,...

    by 0yvind Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Maneken Pis:
    Well he's cute, but Brussels is filled with people wandering around looking for him. He isn't worth the quest!

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    This statue is so popular and small too!

    by denisegallegos Written Jun 3, 2007
    Manneken Pis

    Everywhere you go in Brussels you will see this little boy´s figure. It is so small when you actually get to see the statue but I guess is something you have to see when you go to Brussels.

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