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Brussels’ landmark – Manneken Pis – the Little Boy Everyone Is Talking About

“There are always crowds around this little boy and it makes you wonder why you went out of your way to see this small statute of a boy.” Manneken Pis is a famous Brussels’ landmark, designed by Jerome Duquesnoy. It is a small bronze fountain depicting a naked little boy who is urinating into the fountain’s basin. It was put in place in 1618 or 1619 and is located at the intersection of Rue de l’Étuve/Stoofstraat and Rue du Chêne/Eikstraat. Just take left from the famous Grand Palace when you get to the Brussels Town Hall and continue walking for a few hundred meters. The...
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