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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...more
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Langelinie, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
Inner Oesterbro
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Reviewed yesterday

I guess when you hear a lot of a must see statue, that you expect something bigger...so I would t say it's a must see!

Thank 12Lois61
Reviewed yesterday

I must say It's just a statue.. I don't think it's a must see in Copenhagen and it's really far from the city centre.

Thank Beatriz F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to see it, as ye cant really go to Copenhagen and not. Was a bit underwhelmed, as its just a little statue in the water. Fair walk to get to it also, but ye kinda have to

Thank 215Tojo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s a lovely statue. Well situated with a nice outlook. Was not too busy which is the benefit of visiting in November.

Thank cooperman64
Reviewed 3 days ago

We got here at night and there were still plenty of people there. It's quite a walk from the main road and she's not what I had expected...she's better. She sits on a rock a few meters from the water's edge well lit up. The...More

Thank cathcasson
Reviewed 3 days ago

No matter what reviews you read about crowds and her size, a visit to Copenhagen is not complete if you do not have a walk along or take the tourist bus to see the famous Little Mermaid statue. It is one for the tick list...More

Thank lesliegbrown
Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth a walk.around harbour area to see, but not really much else in that area worth seeing.Quite a small statue.

Thank Navigator16292337445
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had great hopes for this site, however it was a tad disappointing. It is small, and with the large crowds that gravitate to this attraction, it is hard to get a good picture with a family member. The best way to see it is...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can reach it by land or by sea . It depends on the tour you take .. by boat , the boat took us in a tour in Copenhagen canals and finally to the mermaid. We could see it from 50 meters . On...More

Thank Yousef A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Easy to find, the little mermaid is small (but bigger than her Belgian friend the mankin piss) but pretty :-) Photos you might have seen suggest it is further away from the side walk, but it is actually right beside it. You an go down...More

Thank Celine O
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July 6, 2017|
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Response from Oscar W | Reviewed this property |
can get very busy so I would suggest early in the day to try and avoid the crowds. there are no time restrictions as it is an open area
January 27, 2017|
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Response from moreandmoretryp | Reviewed this property |
Yes,it is. You dont have to worry about the distince in Copenhagen, you can go by walk, by bike and everything it's close to you. Enjoy:)
May 2, 2016|
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Response from Ken L | Reviewed this property |
It was less than 10 minutes from our berth.