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Gefionspringvandet

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A Grand Fountain

Practically in the Kastellet and very close to the Little Mermaid, this fountain is a great work of art featuring a Norse goddess, on a very large scale. Unfortunately there was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Leominster, United Kingdom
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Leominster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Practically in the Kastellet and very close to the Little Mermaid, this fountain is a great work of art featuring a Norse goddess, on a very large scale. Unfortunately there was no water running as it was still part of the winter period

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

when we arrived the water had been turned off, not sure if this was temporary or due to it being winter, despite this it is still a beautiful statue and no doubt would look even more amazing when the fountains are working, it is next to the old flint stone church, all of which has fascinating history, the whole area... More 

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Halifax
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Gefion Fountain This is a beautiful area of the city .Grassy covered moats surround and an old Anglican church which is made of flint adds to the beauty. I can t think if a more lovely place for an evening stroll.Its a short walk from the Little Mermaid. The fountain is beautiful , we don't know it's significance or its... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a nice place to see. Very easy to get to...just use the hop on/hop off city tour busses. They take you right in front.

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Lillestrøm.norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very interesting sculptures. It reminds me of the great Greeks mythological characters. Too bad when we went there, it was during winter last year. In the summer, I bet it is much better to see this fountain.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and expressive fountain on the Way past Kastellet to Langelinie - the walk and This sight is a pure 5

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sculptures are impressive and beautiful. The fountain itself was not running in December and the adjacent Church was holding services so we didn't go in there. Best of all though was the lunch we had in the Restaurant Esplanaden 48 across the street. The finest traditional Danish food (smorrebrod) in the city.

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Krakow, Poland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sculpture of the fountain was spectacular although the water was shut off. There is beauty Anglican church nearby. Good place to stop when you walk to Little Mermaid statue or plan to visit Kastellet.

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Orillia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sculpture of the fountain was spectacular although the water was shut off. The fountain represents the story of the founding of Denmark from land ploughed up from Sweden. The bust of Winston Churchill shows the Danish gratitude for Britain's rescue from the Nazis.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were no water when I was there, and it was on the way to see the Little Mermaid. Took some photos and moved on.

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Inner Oesterbro
Home to the largest number of embassies in Copenhagen, Inner Oesterbro has Østerbrogade and Nordre Frihavnsgade streets where shopping for clothes and modern Danish design is a must, particularly if you're not on at budget. There exists a great array of cafés and restaurants, from the reasonably priced to pricier Michelin ones. Fælledparken, one of the largest recreational areas in Denmark, is a park home to the Copenhagen Carnival as well as one of the world’s largest relay runs, with thousands of teams competing over several days.
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