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Place Brussels

Manneken Pis is a landmark 61 cm bronze fountain sculpture in central Brussels, Belgium, depicting a puer mingens or naked little boy urinating into the fountain’s basin. It was designed by the Brabantine sculptor Jérôme Duquesnoy the Elder and put in place in 1618 or 1619. The current statue is a replica which dates from 1965. The original is kept in the Brussels City Museum. Manneken Pis is one of the best-known symbols of Brussels and Belgium. It is also an example of belgitude , as well as of folk humour popular in Brussels.Manneken Pis is an approximate five minutes’ walk from the Grand Place , at the junction of the Rue du Chêne/Eikstraat and the pedestrian Rue de l’Étuve/Stoofstraat. This site is served by the premetro station Bourse/Beurs , as well as the bus stops Grand Place/Grote Markt and Cesar de Paepe .

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