The little Malente Mermaid sits on a rock just a few feet from a lakeside trail by the Dieksee Lake in northern Germany. She is a casual and carefree water sprite, playing with her hair while getting some sun. More details and pictures on the new page dedicated to this mermaid here.
Opposite the famous Széchenyi Thermal Baths in Budapest is the “Sellők díszkút” (mermaid fountain), created in 1978 by artists Jenő Kerényi and István Szabó. See more details and many more images at the full page for this fountain of mermaids, here.
News arrived just today of another mermaid sculpture – this time on Corsica, in the commercial harbor of Bastia. This mermaid sculpture was created by the Italian-French sculptor Gabriel Diana in 2002. The mermaid is made in bronze, and is seated on a rock of raw marble, between two large propeller blades (from a propeller whose third […]
After spending a fabulous morning in Monaco and Èze, we just happened to spot this completely unexpected sculpture of a mermaid mother with her child as we were driving home along the coast. Located by the marina in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, the sculpture was created in 1997 by Natasha Jusopov, who also sculpted the Lorelei statue in […]
An unusual mermaid is found in Majus Park on the Hajógyári Island, located in the Danube River as it cuts through the city of Budapest. The statue was reportedly created in 1982 by Szabó Gábor. Like the mermaid in Warsaw, this mermaid holds a shield, possibly an indication of a similar legend of the city […]
The Rockefeller Center in New York City has an immense amount of art and sculptures. Rockefeller Plaza is just one section of the overall Center, but is rich in art on its own, including the very famous Prometheus sculpture by sculptor Paul Manship, which is probably the best known and most photographed sculpture in New […]
In the Bay of Obama (inside Wasaka Bay in the Sea of Japan) you will find Mermaid Beach on the edge of the city of Obama. Two mermaid statues are found here, commemorating both national and local legends. They were installed in April 1976 as part of an upgrade and renovation of this area. The […]
The Buen Retiro Park in the center of Madrid is one of the largest parks in Madrid and belonged to the Spanish Monarchy from about 1505 until the late 19th century when it became a public park. map The Great Pond was created in the 1630s along with much of the park layout. This Monument […]
Mahon is a port city on the island of Menorca, not far from Mallorca. Mahon is also known as Maó-Mahón or simply Maó, which in the local pronunciation is shortened to Mó. Originally, in 205 BC, it was settled by and named after Cathaginian general Magon Barca, brother of Hannibal. There is a well […]
The coat of arms for the town of Ustka has a crowned mermaid holding a salmon in her hand. This statue of the mermaid was created in bronze by Jerzy Michał Rosa and unveiled in 2010 on a marble pedestal on the pier in the harbor, positioned to greet ships as they come in. map […]