The most fairy-tale of towers
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The facts: Christiania is a self-proclaimed autonomous district in Christianshavn that was established by hippies in 1971. It’s one of Copenhagen’s major tourist attractions, with at least half a million visitors annually.
The facts: This Rococo palace dating from 1748 is the residence of the Queen of Denmark.
The facts: It’s a 125-centimetre-high bronze statue created by the sculptor Edvard Eriksen which takes its subject from H.C. Andersen’s fairy tale. The mermaid was unveiled in 1913.
The facts This world-renowned amusement park dating from 1843 offers eateries, public concerts, pantomime theatre, and of course a variety of rides.