GO WITH THE FLOW | 'Peeing boy' statue in Brussels turns 400

2019-10-16 10:32

Brussels' famous Manneken-Pis statue of a boy has been cheekily urinating into a Baroque fountain for 400 years.

The current version originates from 1619 when Brussels authorities asked sculptor Jerome Duquesnoy to make a statue of a small boy urinating who, according to one of many legends, put out a fire causing by besieging troops, saving the city.

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