In 1985, Denis Adrien Debouvrie was commissioned to create a female counterpart to the world-famous Manneken Pis. Now, in a ... More
In 1985, Denis Adrien Debouvrie was commissioned to create a female counterpart to the world-famous Manneken Pis. Now, in a small alley, which can be reached through the tangle of passages of the Rue des Bouchers, you will discover this statue of a mischievous female doing just the same thing as Manneken Pis. The fountain was built in honour of Loyalty. If you throw a coin into the bowl of the fountain, your deepest wish will be granted.
This was really funny to me and worth the walk over to it from the Manneken Pis. It is too bad that she has a bunch of bars in front of her so picture taking isn't too good. You can get closer to her than the Manneken Pis which is cool.
In the Middle Ages this street was inhabited by butchers and sausage merchants. Today it is lined with restaurant and
known as a gourmet street. It still has about twelve houses dating from the 17th and 18th century. Between ...
This has been called the most splendid market square in Europe. Its esplanade is completely enclosed by tall, gabled, Flemish
Renaissance buildings dripping with ornamentation and statues. It is alive with daily commerce and a colorful flower market. Impressive ...
Manneken Pis, the statue of a little boy, was created in the 17th century as a public fountain. It represents
the rebellious spirit of the City of Brussels. It has been stolen and replaced several times. Over time, the ...
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