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Meh to the Merman and sons underwater sculpture.

This definitely piqued my interest, but disappointed as there was not much to see and no nearby... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SirenoD
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unusual but can see much

this is an unusual underwater statue when we were there in June it was completely submerged and... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
235AndrewR
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1 week ago
“Meh to the Merman and sons underwater sculpture.”
8 Jul 2018
“unusual but can see much”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This definitely piqued my interest, but disappointed as there was not much to see and no nearby reference of what the sculpture actually looked like before it was fully submerged. One pic is what I captured one of the days, and the others is what...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We had stopped on the bridge for a quick rest after marching round the city seeing the sights when I noticed a sign on the canal wall warning of an underwater structure. We could only just see it as it was completely submerged but a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

this is an unusual underwater statue when we were there in June it was completely submerged and although lit was difficult to see, we ticked it of the things to see in Copenhagen list and moved on I wouldn't advise specifically searching it out, but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Visited it in the beginning of February and it was entirely submerged and hardly even visible. Looks just like an unidentified object floating in the water unless you actually know what it is.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had just bought drinks at the 7/11 and were about to cross over the bridge and head over to Christiania. One of use glanced down and saw this sculpture! We really could not see it well, but these unexpected surprises are delightful and memorable!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This is a very unusual bronze sculpture and depending on the water depth can be seen completely submerged or just peeping above the water. I have never seen anything like this before, it's very unusual. It's located just in front of the Hojbro bridge ,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

I was aware of this sculpture due to some pre trip research on Trip Advisor and wanted to see what it looked like. We decided on a boat trip and I noticed that one of them left from close to the sculpture. So onto a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I felt like I was on a hunt after we accidentally stumbled upon this after getting off at a hop on and off boat tour. It was a bit creepy seeing the statues of children in the water without a mention of it anywhere on...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank kanicon
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

It's a statue. Underwater. Well signposted, so you can't really call it a hidden gem - but it is worth a quick stop and look. Not on my top 10 places, but it is free. And that's not to be sniffed at in Copenhagen.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

I had a ride in a boat along the river as part of the tour I was on and we were told to look for this underwater statue and then it was pointed out and I immediately though of zombies underwater like from the show...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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