Little Mermaid Statue
An iconic symbol of the Danish Capital, Copenhagen's famous Little Mermaid statue is a favourite tourist attraction for visitors from all over the world. Based on the underwater fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, the statue is the central point of Langelinie park at the heart of Copenhagen.
Located just a ten minute drive from the Little Mermaid statue and surrounding attractions, the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Copenhagen hotel is the perfect place to unwind after a busy day exploring the city, coupling convenience with modern comfort.
Learn more about the Little Mermaid Copenhagen
Denmark's most famous statue was commissioned in 1909, after known art collector, Carl Jacobsen, saw a ballet adaptation of the famous fairy tale in Copenhagen's Royal Theatre. Sculptor Edvard Eriksen created the bronze statue based on ballerina Ellen Price, unveiling Copenhagen's famous Little Mermaid on 23 August, 1913.
As a globally recognisable symbol of Denmark, the Little Mermaid Statue has been at the centre of a number of political protests and events since the mid-1960s. However, despite this, the statue has been replicated several times across the world, immortalising the fairy-tale of the Little Mermaid for generations to come.
Visit the Little Mermaid from the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel
As one of the biggest hotels in Denmark, visitors to Copenhagen can take in panoramic views of the city and waterfront from the 26-floor Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel. Home to elegant restaurants and three on-site bars, as well as Copenhagen's only casino, guests can enjoy every minute of their stay at the Radisson Blu hotel.