Silly Brussels – Jeanneke Pis peeing girl fountain

Silly America Abroad: Roadside Attractions from Around the World

It’s an equal opportunity world. So if a town has a statue of a peeing boy, why shouldn’t they also have a female equivalent, right?

Enter Jeanneke Pis.

Jeanneke Pis - peeing girl statue - in Brussels, Belgium

This squatting peeing girl fountain was designed by Denis-Adrien Debouvrie in 1985 and erected in 1987 down a small corridor off a busy restaurant row across from Délirium Café.

Jeanneke Pis - peeing girl statue - in Brussels, Belgium

Jeanneke Pis - peeing girl statue - in Brussels, Belgium

 

(Brussels, Belgium is known for its peeing statues. Check out Jeanneke Pis’s more famous male counterpart, Manneken Pis and the peeing dog, Zinneke Pis)

 

VAL BROMANN

Founder & Head Road Tripper

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown up near Berwyn's famed car kabob, The Spindle, and a restaurant with a cow on its roof, her fascination with roadside attractions started early. Today, Val has visited hundreds roadside attractions across the United States and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!