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“A fantastic scenic location!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gefion Fountain

Gefion Fountain
Churchillparken, Copenhagen, Denmark (Indre By)
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Ranked #30 of 190 Attractions in Copenhagen
Type: Fountains, Monuments/ Statues, Outdoors
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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“A fantastic scenic location!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

The Gefion fountain and the vicinity onwards towards the mermaid has been one of the most beautiful and spectacular places i have seen in my life!

The foundtain is great, but its what comes next when you continue onwards.

You can see the lake flowing to the north sea! just beautiful scenery with cool air and cheerful people. keep your camera loaded! :)

on the way to the mermaid you can find several snack bars and ice cream shops to make you happier!

YOU MUST GO HERE!

Visited May 2013
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“Gefion Fountain, worth seeing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

This is a very dramatic sculpture located beside the Anglican Church and near the Mermaid. The sprays of water a placed so that it gives the impression the wheels on the chariot are racing along so it adds a sense of drama to the sculpture.

Visited May 2013
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“One of the nicest fountains I've seen”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Sorry, but I found this to be more impressive than the Little Mermaid. If you're visiting the Little Mermaid then the walk from there via Kastellet, the harbour and the fountain is very nice, particularly on a sunny day. Fountain is based on the legendary Norse goddess, Gefjun.

Visited April 2013
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Denmark
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“The mythic creator of Sealand island”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Gefion is the mythical woman that cut out the island of Sealand from Sweden. Here represented in in a beautiful fountain by the harbour and Kastellet. Go and see it if you are near by. Combine with Kastellet, The little mermaid and a harbour walk.

Visited October 2012
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Seaside, California
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“Interesting and dramatic Fountain”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Free.We just like it a lot because of the dramatic history behind it.Located by the English Church,the statue of Winston Churchill and walking distance from palace and the mermaid.

Visited December 2012
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