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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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Brussels Super Saver: Private Brussels Sightseeing Tour plus Battle of Waterloo Tour
"Depart your Brussels hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle for your 8-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.The morning is spent in Brussels with the first stop being 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
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Brussels Super Saver: Private Brussels Sightseeing Tour plus Antwerp Day Trip from Brussels
"Depart your Brussels hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle for your 9-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.The morning is spent in Brussels with your first stop being 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
From EUR142.00

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Manneken-Pis in 1950

Manneken Pis is the name of the statue of a little boy who is urinating - he supplies water to what was at one time a water supply for the city. He no longer has that function. He was 'dressed' in...
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grandmaR
May 19, 2012

Inspired by Brussels’s First Citizen

“I raised my eyes, and beheld each pupil perched on a barrel, in the same attitude and performing the same action, as the Manneken-Pis fountain of Brussels. The fountains were playing in honour of my...
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von.otter
Apr 21, 2012

Brussels’s First Citizen

“One of the curiosities of Brussels is the Mannikin Fountain, near the Hotel de Ville or City Hall. It has stood there since 1619, and all guide books note it. It is a great favorite with the lower...
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von.otter
Apr 07, 2012

A tiny statue

A very small statue, almost missed it. Crowded, hardly possible to get a picture of you taken standing in front of it without any other tourists in it! But lovely and of course a must-see while you're...
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rivercalm
Jan 05, 2012

Le Manneken Pis

A whimsical piece of sculpture created by Jerome Duquesnoy in 1619, this is one of the cutest attractions in Brussels. Its keepers dress it up in all kinds of costumes, which change frequently....
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Tom_Fields
Apr 04, 2011

Everyone Visits Manneken Pis

There are always crowds around this fountain in fine weather and it makes you wonder why you went out of your way to see this small statute of a boy. I guess it is history with the original bronze...
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Mikebb
Apr 04, 2011

Brussels' answer to the Eiffel Tower

This peeing little man is an answer of Brussels to the Eiffel Tower. There is a small fountain spouting from, well, his ... you guessed it. The first reaction you can hear : Look, I would have never...
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csordila
Apr 04, 2011

All this fuss for a little wee!!

The Manneken-Pis is as famous in Brussels as its Frites, Waffles and Beer. To say he is a bit small is a very big understatement! I was a bit surprised and disappointed that he hadn't been dressed up...
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scottishvisitor
Apr 04, 2011

Manneken Pis....on who

Okay, be careful on a windy day or the Manneken Pis may do it on YOUR HEAD...The website below is the best place to find out about the history of this little pisser.It also has a map with directions...
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Martin_S.
Apr 04, 2011

Mannekin Pis

I think that most people are probably familiar with Manneken Pis which is a famous Brussels statue in a very unimposing street in an out of the way corner of Brussels. He's a small bronze sculpture...
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robertgaz
Apr 04, 2011

Keep an eye out or you'll miss it!

The Manneken Pis is a major tourist attraction in Brussels but it's very easy to miss it as it's tiny (I'm referring to the statue!). Therefore, you really do have to keep your eyes peeled when you're...
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UKDaisy
Apr 04, 2011

See little boy peeing!!

And man, were there squeaks and squeals among the folks (I happened to run into an overly excited bunch of Japanese tourists) who were actually queueing up not only to see a little boy peeing, but...
xuessium
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Manneken Pis

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Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat

It is a nice museum about the history and production process of chocolat. It is really obvious it is sponsored by some chocolat brands by the way. You get a presentation how chocolat is made in forms,...
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Everard 't Serclaes Monument

you would see lots of tourists that are going from the Grand Place to the Cheeky Mannekin Pis go by a small monument at the Rue Charles Buls Beside The Town Hall who are rubbing the arms of a...
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Town Hall

During our visit on the first week of September, a flower carpet was held. Having a complete photography isn't possible, volunteer people who works on the carpet flower still busy. On the Grote...
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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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Le Roy D'Espagne

“Opposite the Hotel de Ville, is a remarkable structure, called La Maison du Roi, built in 1618, by order of the Archduke Albert and Her Serene Highness the Infanta Isabella.” — from “Observations...
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Grand Place - Grote Markt

Grand Place or Grote Markt (Dutch) is the central square of Brussels.It is surrounded by opulent guildhalls and two larger edifices,the city's town hall and the breadhouse building containing the...
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Getting to Manneken Pis

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Rue de l’Etuve 31, 1000 Ville de Bruxelles

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