Many copies exist worldwide as garden ornaments. The whole structure is protected by railings, the last version of which dates from There are several legends behind this statue, but the most famous is the one about Duke Godfried II of Brabant. From there, the boy urinated on the troops of the Berthouts, who eventually lost the battle. It also embodies their sense of humour called zwanze  in the Brussels' dialect and their independence of mind. Some shocked shoppers made a formal complaint. In , he was stolen by a French soldier, much to the annoyance of the local citizens.
Two attempted thefts occurred in and It is, however, less illustrious than its masculine counterpart. Goldenshower babes piss. The pissing dog statue, "Zinneke Pis," is static; it's not a fountain like the others. When the boy's stream is turned on after dressing, the build-up of pressure after such a long abstinence can lead to bystanders being sprinkled, to general delight.
Her alley is now home to one of Brussels most popular bars, which claims to serve more than 2, beers from around the world. The troops put the infant lord in a basket and hung it in a tree, to encourage them. However, the end of the legend, which was too scary for the kids, was changed. He also authorised him to carry the sword, and decorated him with the Cross of St. Tools What links here Related changes Upload file Special pages Permanent link Page information Wikidata item Cite this page. The legends of the peeing kid Internationally famous, the most popular little Brusseleer is part and parcel of Belgian history and patrimony.