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The Little Mermaid - Copenhagen - Denmark - European Tourist Guide - euro-t-guide.com
The Little Mermaid is is together with Tivoli the most well-known tourist sites in Copenhagen. She was created in 1913 by the sculpture Edvard Eriksen - based on the fairy tale of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen. Mr. Carl Jacobsen - son of the founder of the Carlsberg brewery - sponsored it and gave it as a present to the city of Copenhagen. Since then it has become a true Copenhagen icon and a major tourist attraction.  
   
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A classic picture of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen.

A classic picture of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen.
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The Little Mermaid in Copenhagen is located at the entrance to the central part of the Copenhagen harbour. This picture is taken towards the central part of the Copenhagen harbour. In the background the old Danish Naval Base "Holmen" can be seen.

The Little Mermaid in Copenhagen is located at the entrance to the central part of the Copenhagen harbour. This picture is taken towards the central part of the Copenhagen harbour. In the background the old Danish Naval Base "Holmen" can be seen.
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One of the other beautiful status near the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen.

One of the other beautiful status near the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen.
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A classic picture of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen.

A classic picture of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen.
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A close-up picture of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen.

A close-up picture of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen.
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The Little Mermaid in Copenhagen is located at the entrance to the central part of the Copenhagen harbour. In the background the "Middelgrund" fortress that for many years was an important part of the defence line surrounding Copenhagen.

The Little Mermaid in Copenhagen is located at the entrance to the central part of the Copenhagen harbour. In the background the "Middelgrund" fortress that for many years was an important part of the defence line surrounding Copenhagen.
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