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Wordless Wednesday: A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd
Location: Manneken Pis, Brussels, Belgium
 

August 8, 2016 at 9:02 am 8 comments

weekly photo challenge: object

Mannekenpis

manneken-pis

 
the manneken pis has been an object of fascination for tourists visiting brussels. it’s a bronze statue of a boy pissing into the fountain basin. following tradition, its attire is changed several times a year in a ceremony accompanied by band music.

designed by jerome duquesnoy, it was put in its present location at the junction of rue de l’ĂȘtuve/stoofstraat and rue du chĂȘne/eikstraat in 1618 or 1619.

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February 1, 2014 at 10:28 am 15 comments


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