Putri Duyung means "mermaid" in Indonesian. Putri Duyung Ancol literally means “Mermaid of Ancol Bay” and is an exotic beach resort hotel on the north coast of Jakarta in Ancol Bay. The hotel is part of Ancol Dreamland, an amusement park complex which includes Fantasy World, SeaWorld, the Atlantis Water Adventure and more. At the entrance is this mermaid fountain. map
Jakarta is on the island of Jawa, the biggest of the thousands of volcanic islands that make up Indonesia. Known for its beaches, volcanoes, komodo dragons and jungles sheltering elephants, orangutans and tigers, Indonesia clearly also has a tradition of mermaid legends.
● The Mermaids of Earth coffee-table book: See page 170 in the book about this sculpture.