Literary Destinations

Hans Christian Andersen's Little Mermaid. Copehagen Harbour, Denmark.

The Little Mermaid statue, Copenhagen, Denmark

Jo Cahill Monuments 6 Comments

The statue of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen Harbour is Denmark’s top tourist attraction, and therefore needs very little introduction. Based on the fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen, in which a mermaid falls in love with a human and chooses to give up her immortality for a chance at love, The Little Mermaid sits patiently on a rock beside the ...

Blog Posts

Nothing to Show Right Now

We don't currently have any resources on this topic. If you'd like to help us out by contributing a blog post or an entry into the Book Lover's Guide, please see our guidelines for more details. You can also email us (contribute[at] to let us know what you'd love to read more about at Beyond the Lamp Post.