Manneken Pis ˈpɪs] , meaning "Little man Pee" in Dutch) is a landmark small bronze sculpture in Brussels, depicting a naked little boy urinating into a fountain's basin. It was designed by Hiëronymus Duquesnoy the Elder and put in place in 1618 or 1619. The current statue dates from 1965.
Manneken Pis is the best-known symbol of the people of Brussels. It also embodies their sense of humour and their independence of mind.
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