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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...more
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Well, at the furthest tip of Copenhagen... far, far, away... lies this little mermaid. No trip is complete without the little mermaid.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank woaishanghai
Reviewed yesterday

Some people are underwhelmed by her. She is a bit out the way and then when you get there she is rather small but make the walk worth it and view other monuments and statues on the way

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cb1992
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the most popular sites in Copenhagen. One of the things I was desperate to see (being a disney fan!) A lot of people seem disappointed by her size, however she is a life size mermaid sat on a rock. Pretty much what you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

In China you would have to pay a lot to see a world famous site like this. Why go all the way to China when you can see this lovely little statue for free. I have visited loads of famous places in the world. This...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came to Copenhagen on a city break with friends and took a trip to see the mermaid statue as it's on the top 10 things to do in Copenhagen. The statue itself is nice to look at but gets pretty crowded with other tourists. There's...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Strange little statue on the banks, i was told it is the most disappointing tourist attraction in the area. But i quite liked it. Nice little story to go with it too. It is worth the venture out of the city as it’s a nice...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came to Copenhagen as a visit with a great friend. Expecting it to be disappointing (numerous people had said so) we love our photo!! A treat to Copenhagen from good old Carlsberg!!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 79jackiep
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Worth going to see and amazing to think has been in place since 1913 and attracts so many visitors. There are plenty of places you can explore around the area, and stop for food and drinks as well

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cyclingjudith
Reviewed 4 days ago

From Nyvan a small boat trip , good to see port of Denmark and then the litte Mermaid but without to expect something interest. Lot of tourists , photos and selfies .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Experience772284
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's a small mermaid statue sitting on the rock. The location is quiet and scenic. Nothing much to do there. Beside it there is the castle fortress.

Date of experience: March 2019
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richard7612
January 11, 2019|
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Response from nigel481 | Reviewed this property |
the mermaid is an easy stroll from the normal cruise dock
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nonuLudhiana
July 6, 2017|
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Response from Oscar W | Reviewed this property |
can get very busy so I would suggest early in the day to try and avoid the crowds. there are no time restrictions as it is an open area
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Catherine H
January 27, 2017|
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Response from moreandmoretryp | Reviewed this property |
Yes,it is. You dont have to worry about the distince in Copenhagen, you can go by walk, by bike and everything it's close to you. Enjoy:)
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