A humorous dig at the Little Mermaid, Han is a 2012 male version of that statue in a similar pose to the Copenhagen original but made in gleamingly reflective polished metal.

It's at the waterfront on a jetty outside Kulturværftet.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Helsingør attractions

1. Værftsmuseet

0.05 MILES

This free museum hosts changing exhibitions that highlight the role of shipbuilding in Helsingør's 19th- and 20th-century history. Once the city's main…

2. M/S Museet for Søfart

0.11 MILES

Ingeniously built into a dry dock beside Kronborg Slot, this subterranean museum merits a visit as much for its design as for its informative multimedia…

4. Sankt Olai Domkirke

0.14 MILES

The handsome, red-brick Sankt Olai Domkirke is a Gothic cathedral built in 1559 on the site of a 13th-century original. Eclectic features include a…

5. Helsingør Bymuseum

0.14 MILES

One block north of the cathedral, Helsingør Bymuseum occupies a former sailors’ hospital, built in 1516 by the monks of the adjacent monastery. It…

6. Skibsklarerergaarden

0.19 MILES

Meaning 'Shipwreck Garden', this 1580 terraced building has a feel that has remained virtually unchanged for centuries. The ground floor 'Boutik' …

7. Rådhus


Restored in 2015, the attractive, brick, Gothic 1852 town hall building is particularly appealing at night when light strained through the stained-glass…

8. Kronborg Slot

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Best known as the Elsinore Castle of Shakespeare's Hamlet, this Unesco World Heritage Site is a vast Renaissance masterpiece topped by baroque green…