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Air passengers are touting The Little Mermaid to the big tourist trap

The Little Mermaid in Copenhagen is the fifth-largest tourist trap in the world according to a survey conducted among airline passengers the world over.

This writes the british media The Mirror.

2000 travelers have engaged in airline, Easyjet's investigation.

They believe that the Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, is the biggest disappointment of them all.

The 76 x 60 centimeters large painting hangs in the Louvre museum in Paris and is visited annually by millions of tourists.

1200 kilometers away, The Little Mermaid.

The 106-year-old iconic sculpture at Langelinie in Copenhagen strains from H. C. Andersen's famous work of the same name, and with a million visitors a year, one of Denmark's greatest tourist attractions.

The writing turistorganisationen VisitDenmark.

According to the turistorganisationen Wonderful Copenhagen has the mermaid especially popular among chinese tourists, because H. C. Andersen in many years has been the curriculum in chinese schools.

The Little Mermaid has over the years been exposed to much.

In 1964, she had sawn off the head of the.

20 years later, the lost mermaid the arm, she supports herself, when in 1984, was sawn.

Shortly after she got it again, as the perpetrators came forward with the arm.

In 1998, the lost mermaid's head again, as the night was sawn with a hacksaw.

Five years later she came once again seriously injured, when unknown assailants blew her away from her seat on the stone.

But The Little Mermaid is not only been mutilated.

Several times she's been doused with paint, and she has benefited both nissehue, the burka and the Swedish and Norwegian fodboldlandsholds jerseys on.

In the 70's she held a banner which read: 'Yes, and then it got women equal pay. See - it was a real adventure'.

The Little Mermaid statue was created by sculptor Edvard Eriksen in 1913 and given as a gift to Copenhagen by the brewer Carl Jacobsen.

Because the sculpture turned 100 years in 2013, it was celebrated that 100 mermaids jumped into the water from a tourist and a firework display.

in Addition to the Mona Lisa and The Little Havefrue are the participants in the study most disappointed at the Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin (second place), Manneken Pis in Brussels (third place) and the Moulin Rouge in Paris (fourth place).

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