Manneken Pis (Brussels, Belgium) Reviews
Description:Rue de lŽetuve / Brussels / This tiny statue of a boy taking a leak is one of Brussels most famous Landmarks, and one ... more
Manneken Pis (Brussels, Belgium) ... of the most disappointing. The Manneken Pis has numerous legends and a collection of more than 500 costumes which are on display in the Musee de Ville de Bruxelles. in 1985 the Manneken Pis got a female counterpart known as Janneken Pis which is located nearby. This squatting and slightly vulgar statue has failed to inspire civic pride in the same manner as the Manneken Pis. Manneken Pis: corner of rue de l'Etuve & rue du Chêne / 1000 Brussels. Metro: Bourse or Gare Central. Janneken Pis: inpasse de la Fidelite / 1000 Brussels. Metro: Bourse or De Brouckère.
Newest Review: ... peed on a fuse to put out a bomb that was going to eradicate the city of Brussels. Another says that he was put in a basket in a tree to attract enemy soldiers during a battle and when they he approached, he peed on them. Another one tells that the boy was the son of a wealthy merchant who got lots in the city and was eventually found happily peeing in a garden somewhere. As a thank you to ... more
Customer Manneken Pis (Brussels, Belgium) Reviews (1)
by - written on 06/01/12 (Very useful, 144 readings)
Manneken Pis has got to be one of the most random tourist attractions I have ever seen in any city. It is Brussels' prized attraction and so it was I found myself huddled in front of it last week, amongst hundreds of other tourists, wondering what the fuss is all about. The best way to get to the statue is by walking down the street to the right of the town hall (on Grand Place) as you look at it and then follow the signs. It is about a five minute walk from the main square. The statue is of a little boy peeing. That is it. It is surrounded by an ornate frame and a fence and some flowers and things, but ultimately it is a one and a half foot high metal statue ... Read the complete review