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Mermaid Statue

Samila Beach, Songkhla, Thailand
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Ranked #7 of 20 attractions in Songkhla
Type: Monuments/ Statues
Description: This bronze statue of a mermaid is a prominent symbol and landmark of Songkhla.
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Ban Phe, Rayong
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I can't believe anyone would come to Samila Beach just to see the mermaid statue. It's just a statue, and not very interesting at that.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
30 attraction reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

if you are in Songkla you can't miss it. can't say it is spectacular but still...you might as well go and have a look at it. we were not impressed however we can say we've seen it (many times taking visitors) so "we've done it.

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Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
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110 reviews 110 reviews
38 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

you have a beach with a small statue of a mermaid. Pushy men who touches the breasts because this brings good luck, together with irritating men on ponies who want to sell pony rides. If you have never seen a statue in your life, you will love it.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The mermaid is on an outcrop of rock just where the two main beaches in Songkhla meet, just beside the large Samila Beach Hotel. Some local people say that it is meant to bring good luck if you stroke her breasts. There are often garlands of flowers put around the mermaids neck and many tourists from Thailand and Malaysia pose... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Nothing special. Some asia-tourist came to take lots of pictures... The beach is not the best and I did not like the the restaurants nearby.

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Vancouver, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

There are a lot tourist there. This place is the one of attractive place where to visit when you come to Songkhla. Nice and clean beach, white sand, nice weathere. Must go there when you are here in Songkhla. You will see Cat and Mouse Island behind mermaid.

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Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Nice beach and good air. Sells gift and keychains. Sometimes there will be student performing choir for charity

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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144 reviews 144 reviews
45 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

The statue is on a very popular beach. Quite busy & hard to find parking. We had done a small shopping for cheap souvenirs there. The place was quite windy good to relax. The statue is called the Golden Mermaid. There's a history about the mermaid back to the early King Rama II. Tips : Park the car on the... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The Mermaid Statue is very popular point on Samila beach, Songkhla province. Don't miss to see her and take photo with her. This is nice view with sea ,sand and sun.

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Miri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This is my second visit after more than 30 years and things did not change very much. This time, we were there with my 2 daughters who are visiting for the first time. The mermaid statute is nice that there is no equal in this part of the world. The view out to sea is good and there is a... More

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