Pee Brussels statue
• Pee statue Brussels
Any tourist capital of Belgium guides certainly not the first thing will lead to the cathedral, not a museum, and a tiny statue of Manneken Pis. The glory of this fountain has eclipsed all the other attractions of Brussels. However, recently in Manneken Pis new competitors.
The famous statue, which is part of the fountain is located in the center of Brussels - just dive into the arch of the Grand Place and near the tourist crowds (and at this point the crowd is formed in the morning) to turn to the bubbling fountain. Throughout its history, with a sculpture that just happened - it many times stolen, destroyed several times, so that even the very first such sculpture dates back to 1388, the current Manneken Pis was established already in 1960, after another theft.
younger sister became the Manneken Pis, as you might guess, Jeanneke Pis (niderl. Jeanneke Pis). Her statue is still smaller (61 cm boy, girl - 50 cm), but it also seeks to insulate itself from the tourists - two fountains are fenced so that to approach them closely impossible.
to write the girl created in 1985, and established two years later. You can find it at the end of a dead-end alley of Allegiance if roll from the street Rue des Bouchers / Beenhouwersstraat.
Manneken dogs (. Niderl Zinneke Pis) came even later - in 1999. Unlike their "fellow peeing", a dog is not fenced, it can get near anyone. Statue dog made a full-size and is raised over a mongrel post paw.
The word "Zinneke" stands for "mongrel" in the local dialect, and the sculptor plan (Tom Frantzen) mixed breed dog symbolizes this promiscuity nationalities inhabitants of Brussels.
Pee children from all over Belgium
Estefetu write an article picked up are also other places in Belgium. Thus, the entire triad of peeing children ( "Gents manneke pis") is located on the main street of Ghent Kraanlei - two girls and a boy. And there are three Gerardsbergene Manneken Pis - a copy of the capital. Also its got peeing statues and other Belgian cities - Koksayde, Hasselt, Bruges and Braine-l'Alleud.
Sculpture children peeing in Ghent.
Sculpture Gerardsbergene, Belgium.