In 1913, the Danish sculptor Edvard Eriksen cast a bronze statue of a mermaid based on Andersen's fairy tale "The Daughter of the Sea". The bronze statue is located in the Long Causeway Park (Langelinie) in Copenhagen and has become a symbol of Denmark. In addition, in Copenhagen’s Town Hall Square, there is a full-body bronze statue of Andersen. Every tourist passing by must shook hands with the "Father of Fairy Tales", holding Andersen's books and taking pictures with them. In Odense, Andersen's hometown, there is the Andersen House Museum, where countless people who are fascinated by Andersen's fairy tales come to pay their respects and visit.
This square is very large, and there are many pedestrians passing by here every day, there are tourists, and people living in the area.
The Town Hall Square (Radhuspladsen) is located in the center of Copenhagen. The City Hall at the southeast end of the square is the administrative and political heart of Copenhagen. The streets around the square form an important transportation network. There is direct access to the airport and there are also main roads leading to the suburbs. Many bus routes pass through this square, from here to the central railway station only a short distance. The starting point of the road mileage marked on the road signs and milestones in Denmark is also the Town Hall Square, which is on many streets in Copenhagen
Copenhagen City Hall Square is the oldest commercial square in Copenhagen. It is at the other end of the most prosperous Strøget "walking street", opposite to King's New Square. This is the center of Denmark's extensive transportation network. The square has a starting point of 0 kilometers, which means that all distances to Copenhagen are measured from here. The center of the square is the City Hall, a building that combines the ancient Danish style and the Italian Renaissance style~