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The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue)

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Address: Langelinie on the harbor, Copenhagen 2004, Denmark
Phone Number: 06
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Description: 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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Visiting the mermaid was a very pleasant way to use a couple of hours during the afternoon. From downtown you have to walk on a boardwalk for 30 minutes to get there. You will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Visiting the mermaid was a very pleasant way to use a couple of hours during the afternoon. From downtown you have to walk on a boardwalk for 30 minutes to get there. You will enjoy the walk and taking some pictures with the little mermaid. Don't miss this visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

at the end of a nice walk along the ocean you will find the Little Mermaid, very hard to miss.very nice and small..

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I would suggest reading up about it, getting yourself excited about it and then visit it with the story in mind. Otherwise, it is just another statue, and it being so little, you might be disappointed on coming all the way to see it. I just saw it on a boat tour, and that didn't get me interested to pay... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Dont get disappointed: She is small. But you have to witness the most quoted Danish attraction. It is free and there is a nice walk to the royal palace leading you by Mærsk headquarter, the Gefion fountain and the Churcill sqaure to the royal palace and the marbel church.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This little - and it is very little- statue is something of an icon in Copenhagen, but for a visitor it doesn't hold a lot of attraction beyond a quick photo opportunity (you will almost certainly be queuing for photos). However, it is worth going there for the other attractions around: the nearby amazing 'bull charìot' fountain is a real... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The statue itself isn't that flash but if you take in the area in which it is located, a very pleasant part of Copenhagen to visit. Is a shame the background to many photos captures industrial sites. Good luck trying to avoid crowds.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Our first glimpse of the the Little Mermaid was from the water, on a boat tour, and we saw only her back with hordes of people on the shore busy photographing her. The next day we took a Hop On Hop Off bus Mermaid Tour and got to see her from the front. She's small and once you've seen her,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

glad we got to see her - twice - but it was a bit underwhelming. Fortunately we saw her from the park - not crowded due to late afternoon - and then again from the water during peak tourism times and the park was packed. I guess if you are there, you should see her, but it's much ado about... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We know it will be a small statue after read other review, but we decide to go anyway. Yes, it is really small. Quite difficult to spot it, then my husband said we should look for the crowed, and he is right. It is a symbol of Copenhagen, so it is recommended to go there. Nice statue, and it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

one of the this you defenitively should see. in the end it is only a statue, but there is lots of stories about it...

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Address: Langelinie on the harbor, Copenhagen 2004, Denmark
Phone Number: 06
Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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