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Havis Amanda

Kauppatori, Helsinki 00170, Finland
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Kauppatori, Helsinki 00170, Finland
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a fair sized fountain with a bronze female nude figure on the top. She is supposedly a mermaid but surely mermaids are half human, half fish? The other odd thing is that the creatures surrounding the foutain spraying in water are sea lions,...More

Thank Brucestewart
Reviewed 1 week ago

Havis Amanda is the fountain located on the Market Square. The statue, made of bronze, reaches a height of 5 meters and represents a nymph emerging from the sea. It is surrounded by a fountain, adorned with sea lions and fish. Nothing really special, but...More

Thank Mario C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This feminine statue is located at the waters edge in downtown Helsinki. A fountain that encourages you to "take a picture" Many things have been said of this lady. Check them out. Busy intersection, Careful of the vehicular traffic.

Thank SantaEdson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice fountain with a statue of a lady surrounded by four sealions - great idea, that defines what's local.

Thank Martina M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting statue easily missed as you negotiate the trams/traffic to cross the road from the esplanade to the market on the harbour front. An interesting structure all the same but not exactly in a position without other distractions.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Havis Amanda is the attractive fountain depicting a nude mermaid rising from the water in the Kauppatori. Although there was much opposition to it when it was first unveiled over 100 years ago, it is now fondly considered a symbol of the city of Helsinki....More

Thank Jellybellydancer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated at the west side of the market it a local landmark .This cannot be described as a beautiful representation of the female form but the Finns love it.The best I can say is the statue stands out as one of a kind

Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome statute in the harbour of Helsinki You will not miss this amazing statue near the market square

Thank Lutchmee M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you go anywhere near market square or Esplanade park your see this beautiful lady and her spraying seals. She is an icon of Finland and has many stories behind the meaning of her statue.

Thank DoctorGCP
Reviewed 21 June 2017

It is highly likely that you will come across this statue if you are in the Esplanadi area. It is right between Kauppatori and Esplanadi garden. The statue symbolizes birth of Helsinki thus making it a landmark in Helsinki.

Thank vasavapr
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