The Undinė Klaipeda mermaid statue was unveiled on January 15th 2015 as a gift to the city of Klaipeda from the Lithuanian Maritime Academy. It is located right on the edge of the Akmena-Danė River as it flows through the city and under a bridge. map
The 140 Kg bronze sculpture was created by Klaudijus Pūdymas. The mermaid wears a snake bracelet on her right wrist, and it is said that rubbing it may make wishes come true, based on a centuries-old legend about a mermaid attempting to save a young sailor from disaster at sea.