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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 ...

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