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Havis Amanda

88 Reviews
Liked by 2
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 10-15 minutes
Address: Kauppatori, Helsinki 00170, Finland
Phone: +358-9-3101051

What people are saying:

There is a statue on the dock side of Helsinki Harbour Park. The statue is named Daughter of the Baltic Sea. The statue has beautiful lines and vivid facial expressions. Whoever comes here will stop and stop for a long time and look at this statue seriously.

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  • Alex J
    Alex J
    Melbourne, Australia

    A famous landmark!

    If you go to the Market Square, this should not be missed! It is at one end of Esplanade Park. Interesting history: made in Paris, and installed in 1908. This rather voluptuous nude was too sexy fo...

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  • Jana C
    Jana C

    Mermaid statue

    Havis Amanda was made by Ville Vallgren and is cast in bronze. The sculpture is of a mermaid standing on seaweedand is surrounded by four sea lions. When the statue was unveiled in 1908 it was critici...

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  • Mikael F
    Mikael F
    Vantaa, Finland

    The beloved centerpiece for celebrations in Helsinki

    This nude female statue was modeled in 1906 in Paris by the sculptor Ville Vallgren. The Art Nouveau work was put at its present location at the Market Square in 1908. The bronze mermaid rests on ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1579394465000+0800)/
  • heikkih722

    Statue and Christmas Market

    Havis Amanda Square is once again a Christmas market full of handicrafts and food. Amanda herself is a bit on the sidelines.

    Reviewed on /Date(1576645198000+0800)/
  • Heli P
    Heli P

    Christmas market

    To celebrate the festive season a small Christmas market has been opened by the famous fountain, dry in winter. Warm fur accessories, kitchen utensils carved from Finnish wood and handprinted souvenir...

    Reviewed on /Date(1575084718000+0800)/

Additional Information


The statue of the daughter of the Baltic Sea, also known as the bronze statue of Amanda, is a girl bronze statue located next to the flower market in the open-air market in Helsinki, Finland. The girl is called Amanda and is surrounded by four sea lions in the fountain. She crouched in the Gulf of Finland quietly, and was hailed as "the daughter of the Baltic Sea." The statue was built in 1906 in Paris and arrived in Helsinki in 1908. It is now one of the symbols of the city of Helsinki. On April 30th each year, Finnish college students will hold a grand hat-hat event next to the statue of Amanda.
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