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The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue)

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Address: Langelinie on the harbor, Copenhagen 2004, Denmark
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Born of a fairy tale by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen, the statue...

Born of a fairy tale by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen, the statue incarnation of the Little Mermaid has watched over Copenhagen's harbor since 1913. In 2010, Den Lille Havfrue, as she is known in Danish, left her post to represent Denmark at the World's Fair in Shanghai.

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Well it was nice to finally see the famous little mermaid. Actually, it was smaller than I expected. Still happy that went to see it. And the area near the sea is lovely.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well it was nice to finally see the famous little mermaid. Actually, it was smaller than I expected. Still happy that went to see it. And the area near the sea is lovely.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a bit disappointing this little mermaid. it's really 'little' nothing very special artistically. Just the symbol of Copenhaguen

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you're in Copenhagen you have to visit the Little Mermaid, whether it's worth the trip or not is for you to decide!

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Ok, honestly I dont know why we must see this statue. But I went along anyway, almost every blogger and tour site would recommend this place and state it;s a must see. you dont miss anything if you pass it and visit other attractions, seriously

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A bit disappointing! From pictures looks like something amazing and when got there is just a little statue in a rock. Still worth to see and tick it from the list

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here on the Mike's Bikes tour. Glad we saw this as part of a broader tour rather than searching it out separately. Very nice statue.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You have to see this lovely statue but the walk from nyhaven through the castle grounds etc is really great. Lots to see and do along the harbour walls.

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It's little but you've got to go!! It's part of the danish heritage and you must get to the know the history behind it. Worth a visit, even if only for a short time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The famous little mermaid is a must see when you visit Copenhagen it's a little gem sat in the water surrounded by lovely views

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We made our way here on a very cold and wet day as we were assure it was a tourist must-see by every guidebook. Once we got to the statue itself, the experience was underwhelming. It's a nice statue, but nothing very exciting and the area is swarming with other tourists so it's hard to get a proper look at... More 

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