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Manneken Pis

Grote Markt, Geraardsbergen, Belgium
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Belgium statue

manneken pis in Geerraadsbergen on the market place this is a must see location if you are in this... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2017
Jean-Paul D
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Terneuzen, The Netherlands
The original peeing boy

In Geraardsbergen they claim to have the original peeing boy, long before it became the symbol of... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2017
RHAHJ
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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  • Average23%
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Grote Markt, Geraardsbergen, Belgium
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

manneken pis in Geerraadsbergen on the market place this is a must see location if you are in this area

Thank Jean-Paul D
Reviewed April 13, 2017

In Geraardsbergen they claim to have the original peeing boy, long before it became the symbol of Brussels. Although it may once have been an expression of naughtiness, nowadays it is a fairly simple sculpture, better fitting as a symbol of a small town than...More

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed February 27, 2017

This small statue, less famous than its Brussels counterpart, stands on the Market square in front of the town hall. Geraardsbergen has the longest tradition of this statue, which can be found in several places in Belgium.

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed November 4, 2016

Much less touristic and very nice to visit the statuette in Geraardsbergen, one of the oldest cities of Belgium.

Thank Johan S
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

According to the story told inside the small visiting center nearby, this is the original statuette, 160 years older than the copy in Brussels. This one can be visited without all the fuss and tourist works around - nice. Inside is also a display of...More

Thank Grelber
Reviewed March 24, 2016

This is a quaint village, stop in to see the first and oldest Mannekin Pis and then eat a mattentart. The little info station is worth a stop (will only take 20mins) very interesting

Thank kiwibaby
Reviewed November 24, 2015

Turistic place in Brussels, Belgium. Nice monument just in the center, good place to take a photo next to it. Also I recomend to visit the Jeanneke Pis, the women Pis. Near the center of Brussels as well.

Thank MaruChavezR
Reviewed July 1, 2015

Authenticity, history, originilaty, relaxed athmosphere, no big business, small town, great with great history.

Thank 232Frank
Reviewed April 27, 2015

Close to the Amigo Hotel, Planet Chocolate, come very early to take pictures or it will be difficult! Worth stopping by everyday to see what costume he could be wearing.

Thank Challenger01
Reviewed March 7, 2014

Neat little statue situated in a niche on the central marketplace, arguably the younger brother of the Brussels lad. I know of a third one situated in the roundabout of the Plaza Imperial in Tarragona, Spain... Splendid spot to visit the beautiful flemish countryside and...More

Thank Cimmerianbloke
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