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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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By boat this is wurth a visit. If you see a big crowd by the canal you're at the right place. Been there, but no wow-factor.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you visit Copenhagen you should be there if you don't that mean you should comeback to Copenhagen

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

By boat this is wurth a visit. If you see a big crowd by the canal you're at the right place. Been there, but no wow-factor.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When you go to some places there are a few things you must see. Louvre, Paris and the Venus de Milo and Mona Lisa, Michaelangelo's David in Florence, the Hollywood Sign in LA, etc. What all of these have in common is that the hype that surrounds them is far greater than the reality of seeing them. Sure, go for... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The little mermaid is a must see attraction but is a long way from the centre of Copenhagen and is distinctly underwhelming in both stature and form! It was busy when we were there but at least the sun was shining and we had a lovely walk around the nearby Kastellet and then back along the waterfront to the city... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

great piece of well know travel destinations take the hop on hop off bus right to her and hop off for the next bus have a snack and wait for the next bus a must see must do in Copenhagen

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We really wanted to visit this and it wasn't a disappointment. Unfortunately it is hugely popular and it had tourists clambering all over it it. Bit disrespectful? Not sure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were on a boat trip which took us past The Little Mermaid but because it was so busy we couldn't see it properly so we made a special trip the next day to see it and im so glad we did because it is lovely to see.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You have to go as it's the main attraction of Copenhagen. But it's just a small statue. You can get quite close, get your pictures and crack on with the rest of your day. The mermaid faces towards land, so if you visit her on foot you will get some frontal shots, but the people I saw paying for a... More 

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It's supposed to be a must see in Copenhagen, but when you get there is actually very small and is surrounded by people, it's very hard to go near or get a picture without tourists. A bit of a disappointment.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot of people around an tiny statue. Thought it would be more interesting. The place around is nice though. I think it's still a thing you have to do if you stay here for a couple of days.

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