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Private Tour: Battle of Waterloo from Brussels
"Your private tour starts with pickup from your Brussels hotel by luxury private minivan. After a 40-minute drive south arrive in the city of Waterloo. It was here where in the year 1815 one of the most significant battles in European history took place — the Battle of Waterloo.Listen as your guide explains the history of the battle during which the French army fell to the Duke of Wellington’s British and Prussian forces leaving 12000 dead and 35
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Brussels Half-Day City Tour
"Your tour begins with a short walk to discover the heart of medieval Brussels in the famous Grand Place with its world-famous Market Square. Here you will hear about the history of the remarkable City Hall and quaint Guild Houses.Next you will tour the city by luxury coach to see the beautiful St. Michael's Cathedral the Congress Column the Heyseldistrict with the world-famous Atomium the Chinese Pavilion and the Japanese Tower. Passing the Royal Residence
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Brussels Rail Day Trip from London
"Take the inclusive sightseeing tour and enjoy the medieval architecture that makes Brussels such a visited European city. Don't miss the Grand Place the city's central hub lined with guild houses and flowers adorning the ground like a carpet. You will also see the Atomium and maybe have lunch at one of the gourmand restaurants.Travel through the European Union district featuring Parliament bu the popular bronze statue of a young boy peeing into a fountain.You have the option to hop-on and off as many times as you like at any of the 13 strategically placed stops for your own sightseeing. With bus departures every 30 minutes and the ent this is the perfect way to orientate yourself with Belgium's capital.""""At just under two and half hours why not take the opportunity whilst in London to take a day trip by Eurostar over to the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Brussels! A Hop on Hop off card is included
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Manneken Pis Tips (20)

The symbol of Brussels!

That a small statue of a peeing boy became the touristic icon of my city shows that we Brusseleirs appreciate self derision. Can you imagine such a statue as symbol of Paris, Rome, New York or London!...
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breughel
Nov 29, 2013

MANNEKEN PIS

The famous Brussels landmark and symbol of the city, MANNEKEN PIS is a 61 cm tall bronze statue of a little boy urinating into the fountain. I was actually shocked at how small it really was. My first...
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LoriPori
Mar 07, 2012

Manneken Pis.

Manneken Pis is a bronze statuette of a naked peeing boy situated atop a fountain. It was built in 1619.Sometimes you can see this little boy dressed. He has a rich wardrobe you can see in the City...
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Maurizioago
May 30, 2009

Tout petit !

Pas très loin de la Grand Place, au carrefour de petites ruelles anciennes, ce trouve probablement le plus célèbre monument de Bruxelles : Le Manneken Pis. Il est étonnamment petit (approximativement...
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Klod5
Nov 05, 2004

The Legends About MANNEKEN PIS...

...and Did You Know About JEANNEKEN PIS?Manneken Pis Legends:1. A rich bourgeois lost his only son in the crowd during the raucous public festivals in Brussels. After looking for five days, he found...
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LysDor
Sep 19, 2002

Manneken Pis

Beside the Atomium, the Manneken Pis is the only reason I wanted to visit Brussels. I saw it… It wass cute, but so small (less that 60 cm tall!!!)! I expected it much bigger. But I loved the footpath...
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KiNyA
Aug 31, 2002

Manneken Pis

Manneken Pis Manneken Pis, a statue of a urinating boy. According to a legend, this boy was purported to have urinated on a bomb fuse thus saving the Town Hall from terrorists who planned to destroy...
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JUNLI
Aug 25, 2002

of course...but he's more...

of course...but he's more little than i thought !!The world famous peeing boy can be seen every day and night at the corner of Eikstraat/Stoofstraat near the Grand Place. Trabel Tip: try to find out...
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ankx
Aug 25, 2002

see MANNEKEN-PIS. The events...

see MANNEKEN-PIS. The events made from Manneken-Pis a legendary Brussels figure, he has become known far beyond the Belgium border. Even this year (2000) he made the news in the US – at least in some...
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Ronald_T
Sep 12, 2002

I passed through about 20...

I passed through about 20 times but never spent to much time here. The thing you must see for some reason is Manakin pis they practically wordship this tiny statue, rumor has it some guys once stole...
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larsy
Aug 25, 2002

Southwest of the Town Hall, at...

Southwest of the Town Hall, at the junction of Rue de l'Etuve/Stoofstraat and Rue du Chene/Eibstraat, stands the city's landmark - the celebrated Manneken Pis, a statue of a urinating boy. According...
Pegasus74
Aug 25, 2002

Manneken Pis<br/> <br/>This statue of...

Manneken Pis This statue of a little boy in a somewhat compromising position has since several centuries been a major tourist attraction in the city. When most people see our 'manneken', the first...
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benzerga
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Brussels

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Hallepoort - Porte de Hal

Brussels once had magnificent medieval walls, built to encompass both the city and nearby hamlets. It was built two deep, straddled uneven hills and contained 72 towers and seven main gates....
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Place de Jue de Balle

I go here whenever I am in the city, and ususally come back with at least one thing that I really don't want. It's a great place to be nosey and rummage around. Its open daily, although I've learnt...
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Musée Bruxellois de la Gueuze &amp; Cantillon Brewery

This is much better than the beer museum at the grand place! This is actually a still functioning gueuze beer brewery, and the only place where 'real gueuze' is still being made. You get a tour...
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Palais de Justice Bruxelles

The Palace of Justice or Supreme Court of Belgium is located in the upper area of ​​the city, Saint Gilles, on the way to the Avenue Louise, in an area formerly known as Gallows Hill. This location...
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Eglise Notre-Dame de la Chapelle

The oldest church in Brussels, its construction began in 1210 and was completed by the end of the 13Th century. It reflects the transition between Romanesque and Gothic styles. A Baroque bell tower...
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La Fleur en Papier Doré / Het Goudblommeke in Papier

Not to miss is the historical pub La Fleur en Papier Doré/Het Goudblommeke van Papier at the Cellebroersstraat 55. It was once the artistic café and meeting place of Brussels’s surrealists. Magritte,...
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