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Great stop in Odense

We decided to take short break in Odense on our train journey from Copenhagen to Billund. The main... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2018
Stockholm, Sweden
Attractive statue

We were intrigued by this sculpture - at the crossing of Overgade and Paaskestraede - of a... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2017
Brussels, Belgium
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Overgade 19, Odense 5000, Denmark
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

I didn't expect to see something like that...well, it was very nice to sit on a bench next to Mr Andersen, but then at noticing the statue, some funny tingles came across my back: oh, I know who he is! the tin soldier! That's what...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marzena J
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is located on the street near the center of town. It's a great rememberence of the story of the steadfast tin soldier.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steve S
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

When you're in Odense and you walk through the city centre, all HC Andersen figures spread in town are a must see!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Karina K
Reviewed January 14, 2018

We decided to take short break in Odense on our train journey from Copenhagen to Billund. The main reason, of course, to see some of the statues of H. C. Andersen characters around town. The Tin Soldier being the favourite story of our son, we...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Bobadilla
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Coming across this statue brought back memories of beloved childhood stories .But this is not the same kind of must-see as a sculpture in the Louvre.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Sharon K
Reviewed July 22, 2017

We were intrigued by this sculpture - at the crossing of Overgade and Paaskestraede - of a sad-looking one-legged soldier on a wheeled cart. At first we thought this bronze by Danish sculptor Eiler Madsen had something to do with disabled veterans but then we...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

It is nice to see while walking through the city and this so close to the centre and historical museum you will certainly pass it by. Otherwise, nothing special.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank tomislavk155
Reviewed January 17, 2017

On of the monuments dedicated to HC Andersens fairytales. Nice to take some pictures with and take a rest...

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank izif_37
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Walking the street in Odense we came upon this statue from the rear , I thought it was a war memorial of some type. When we got to it we realized it was more of a caricature of a soldier with one leg. We did...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

I just find it from TripAdvisor, and I just found it. It is located at small street near to coffe shops and small shops. It is not in the center but not far from HC Andersen house. I found it from other review that this...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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