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Manneken Pis

Corner of rue du Chene and rue de l'Etuve, Brussels, Belgium
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Ranked #111 of 212 attractions in Brussels
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Traveler Description: Manneken-Pis  The Manneken-Pis statue is located at Rue de l'Etuve 46, 1000 Brussels. The Manneken-Pis is now an icon that represents the City of... more »
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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Seeing Manneken Pis is a must if you are in Brussels because it is a pretty funny statute. However, it is a very small statue and can be seen in less than 1 minute, get a picture and then go.

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

A must see if you are in the area but it isn't anything special. I think of it in the same way as the mins Lisa, something that you cannot pass up seeing, but it is a bit f a disappointment once there.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Even dough the little boy is really near the lux square I do not recommend wasting any time going to see it. Get a photo online and you are done...

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Paris, France
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Well, this is not quite an outstanding atraction but it is definitely a symbol of the town, so you gotta see it. Some people get frustrated when they get there and face an small piece of bronze "leaking" water but it can be quite fun depending on when you go there because in many times the Manekin is dressed in... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Well, I was excited. Heard a lot, but I didn't expect the statue to be very small and it's not exactly visible. Thus, it took me quite some time to find it. I think it's because my expectation was quite high lol. But nevertheless, if you're coming to Brussel, at least you need to take a pic with the statue... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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86 reviews 86 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This one surprised me .. heard a lot and but was disappointed ,, it nothing but a small statue with different version of history attached to it . Good for photo that you have visited this place

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Tampa, Florida
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Okay, let's be honest - this is a silly little fountain on a side street off the Grand Place. But for some reason I thought it was adorable! And I loved the fact that they dress him up in different outfits every now and then. Don't plan hours around seeing this, but there are plenty of little shops, waffle stands... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We took a long time to find it (it is really hidden off of the main square) and it was a totally waste of our time in the city. We were shocked at the crowds around it and why it is so popular to look at. The statue is really very small and not special in anyway. Worth a picture... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The statue was small and nothing special about it. However, worth a stop for a picture or two, at least it's free ;)

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This one was a bit of a surprise, you hear, read a lot about this but the final statue is quite a small one with funny costumes being changed. If not for history it does not evoke any artistic emotion and per se is not a spectacular location too. Just a funny short stop on your itinerary which will bring... More

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