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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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Private Tour: Brussels Sightseeing Tour
"Depart your Brussels hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle for your 3-hour tour. If there’s anything you want to see more of let your guide know: your tour is private so the itinerary can be tailored to your interests.Stop at the Grand Place Brussels' magnificent medieval main square. Stroll by the baroque and Gothic buildings as you hear about their history and walk to the Statue of the Peeing Boy (Manneken Pis) to learn why this quirky monument of a urinating boy was placed here in the mid-1600s.Drive to the Laeken district home to the main residence of Belgium’s royal family. Pass St Michael’s Cathedral
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Jeanneken Pis Tips (11)

Jeanneke-Pis

This statue of a little girl urinating is in a little-used street a few blocks from Brussels's Manneken Pis. Little boys peeing has been a staple of fountains for a thousand years, but I don't know of...
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JasonHall
Apr 25, 2013

Equal rights?

Where?Go to the dead-end in Impasse de la Fidelite, which is off the Rue des Bouchers What?Jaenneke Pis is a much more recent addition, dating back only to 1985. The statue shows a little girl...
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Maria81
Jan 16, 2010

Jeanneke Pis

Jeanneke Pis is a modern fountain and statue in Brussels, which forms a counterpoint in gender terms to the city's trademark Manneken Pis, as it does aurally and geographically, being about the same...
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ZiOOlek
Nov 07, 2006

Jeanneke Pis

I'm not really sure why the city of Brussels has such a fascination with the most ordinary of bodily functions but in addition to the diminutive Manneken Pis you can also visit Jeanneke Pis, a statue...
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Dabs
Oct 10, 2006

Everybody knows Manneken Pis...

...but did you know that there is also Jeanneken Pis? What is it? Jeanneken Pis is a statue similar to Manneken Pis, of a little girl peeing. This can be found on an offstreet (Impasse de la Fidélité)...
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mickebear
Mar 03, 2005

But is it Art?

So, I guess that back in 1987 it was decided that Manneken Pis needed a Female counterpart. And here you have her. I'd never heard about her until I got to Brussels and I guess I can see why she...
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garridogal
Dec 02, 2004

A real place for feminists

Jeanneke Pis, more or less a reaction of feminists? Or an emancipative action? Well, we never know, but in the alleys behind the Grand Place, one can find carefully hidden in a little corner the...
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Pavlik_NL
Aug 13, 2003

Janneken Pis

Almost everybody knows Manneken Pis, but few have seen his little sister. Not long ago, the inhabitants seeing the interest of the tourists towards the boy (and evidently feeling that there should be...
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aliante1981
Sep 05, 2002

Jeaneke-Pis<br/>Sure, you may have...

Jeaneke-PisSure, you may have heard about Brussels' statue of the little boy weeing, but did you know he has a sister? She can be found having a squirt alongside Brussels' central restaurant strip,...
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ainhoaflies
Aug 24, 2002

The Famous Girl

This is the female version of Manneken. It was made in 1985 by Denis Adrien Debouverie.You can see it behind bars in the off the north-western part of Rue des Bouchers.
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viddra
Sep 09, 2005

Jeanneke Pis

Everyone knows 'Manneken Pis'. But, does anyone know 'Jeanneke Pis', the little 'peeing' girl? This statue stands in a very narrow, dead-end street in the Rue des Bouchers.
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patrikske
Sep 01, 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

Notre Dame de la Chapelle was built in 1421 in gothic style but its story goes way back to 1134 when king Godefroid I built a chapel (in romanesque style) outside the city walls that became popular...
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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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