Little Mermaid – a symbol of Copenhagen, Denmark

The first glimpse when you encounter Langelinie is the astonishing Little Mermaid statue. Standing at only 1.25 meters high and weighing around 175 kg, this marvel has been one of the symbols of Copenhagen since its unveiling on August 23, 1913. It was a present from the brewer Carl Jacobsen of the Carlsberg Breweries. It was made by a sculptor by the name of Edvard Erichsen. Every year it is celebrated in a special way and 75% of tourists who visit Copenhagen throughout the year visit the famous Little Mermaid. The Little Mermaid represent the Danish fairy tale written by Hans Christian Andersen...
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