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Copenhagen with Perla

Few weeks before the Corona outbreak my husband decided to treat me to a trip, I could choose where we would go. Of course, I had to go see the little mermaid in Copenhagen. I spent 2 weeks planning our trip (I am the one who plans every detail, while my better half likes to improvise). And I couldn’t wait to go. The day finally came and let me tell you it was worth it! I have completed a list of things that we did and I believe every mermaid lover should do in Copenhagen.

There is a legend that a body of a mermaid is somewhere in the museum. We didn't manage to find it. Even though it may not be there, I really enjoyed the feeling I got every time we were about to turn the corner. Haraldskaer mermaid, as she is called, is a body of a mermaid found by a farmer, while tending to his field. I will let you decide how much of it is true.

We still really enjoyed the museum, it's huge and full of all sorts of interesting and quirky things. We loved the Viking exposition the most, it§s the biggest and most detailed Viking exposition we§ve ever senn.

The little mermaid

The most re-known attraction is, of course, the little mermaid statue. There are usually many people around, but you can still manage to get a good look. As a lover of Hans Christians Little Mermaid, I really loved this magical view.

Statue was created by Edvard Eriksen, and it depicts a mermaid changing into a human. Statue was unveiled on August 23, 1913, and since then was vandalized several times.

If you search around properly, you may even find some more mermaids in Copenhagen. This one was just a few meters from our hotel in front of Royal Library.

This place was truly magical. It's the biggest aquarium in Northern Europe, and It has really interesting architecture. It looks like a huge whirlpool.

But what is magical, is a 4 million liters tank with several sharks and sting rays.

There is a mermaid show by amazing Havfruen Karin sometimes. So of course I had to see it.

We decided to walk to the aquarium. And even though it was cold, we really enjoyed it, We found Amager beach (you can swim there in the summer), so we could breathe the salty air and we also saw a beautiful marine.

This cozy coffee is right by the aquarium. And I had the best breakfast ever there. I couldn't finish them, unfortunately, but I think about them all the time.

This is the second oldest amusement park in the world, even Disneyland got inspired by this park. There are many beautiful sceneries for photos and of course, many amazing rides.

In the summer you can eat on the pirate ship PIRATERIET, on the lake. We weren't so lucky, as we were there in February, but it was still magnificent.

If you look closely enough, you might find a mermaid statue on the lake.

Havfruen Restaurant

Havfruen means mermaid in danish and this restaurant is exactly that. From trident on the door to huge wooden statue above the bar, the atmosphere is everywhere. The food wasn't that amazing but the fishy atmosphere of this place is worth it.


The most beautiful part of the whole Copenhagen si this old marina with colorful houses. I had to return here several times because this place has stolen my heart.

Fantasy shops located through Copenhagen. Games, Comics, LARP, Manga, movies... if you are into any of this, be sure to check those shops out. We browsed through every single one and loved them all.

Copenhagen has a beautiful botanical garden, with a huge glasshouse (palm house) in the middle. It was built in years 1872-74 and it's full of all kinds of plants, flowers and in the summer also butterflies.

Entrance to the botanical garden is for free, however if you want to see the glasshouse it's paid. (more info in the map below)

Does anyone fancy a cup of tea? A.C. Perchs Thehandel is a small tea store opened in year 1835. The store is very traditional to this day. You can find a small tea house right next to it, on the 1st floor. It's also very historical, and they serve a proper tea at five.

Matcha Bar

I love matcha so this place was right up my alley. They have a very colorful menu and to color their food they use spirulina and matcha. So we enjoyed a healthy, tasty, and colorful breakfast. Unfortunately, the cafe got closed during the pandemic and I can't find any more information about it.

This small shop is located in the city center and also at the airport. They have beautiful tin containers with tea inside. I bought their “Mermaid tea”, which is a green tea with kelp. IOt smells and tasted amazing. I believe it's a perfect gift for every mermaid.

You can find various souvenirs with mermaid style in Copenhagen. Sadly this is one of the more expensive destinations. So be ready to pay a bit for experiences and food.

And I'm also adding a little map, where you can find all of the places.

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Sep 11, 2022

I love your story about your trip in Copenhagen. Thank you for touring us around. I hope that next year we could visit this gorgeous place as well and I will not forget to see this mermaids....

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