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20140705_Denmark_0133 Copenhagen | by Dan Lundberg
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20140705_Denmark_0133 Copenhagen

“The Little Mermaid” is the symbol of Copenhagen. The sculpture by Edvard Eriksen (1876-1959) was inspired by one of Hans Christian Andersen’s best-known stories. Unveiled in 1913, the statue was a gift to the city by Carl Jacobsen, son of the founder of Carlsberg Beer which was named after Carl.

 

On Google Earth:

The Little Mermaid 55°41'34.30"N, 12°35'57.44"E

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Taken on July 5, 2014