It may be one of Denmark’s most-visited tourist attractions, but, according to Facebook, it also firmly goes against the social network’s ‘nudity’ rules.

The Little Mermaid statue, which is situated along the Langelinie promenade in Copenhagen, is based on the fairytale penned by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen.

But a photograph of the bronze figure, depicting a nude woman, which local politician Mette Gjerskov posted to Facebook, was recently removed – much to her amusement.

On January 2nd, Gjerskov posted a blog post, which she had written for Danish broadcaster TV2, to the site.

The image linked to the post featured a small photograph of the 102-year-old statue.

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