The world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, has arrived in the UK. The 362-metre-long cruise costs $1 billion (£700 million) and is larger than the Eiffel Tower.
It features 20 restaurants, 23 swimming pools and took more than two-and-a-half years to construct.
Weighing 227,000 tonnes, the vessel also boasts 2,500 state rooms, 20 restaurants, 23 swimming pools, Central Park – a living park in the centre of the ship with more 10,000 plants and 50 trees, 24 lifts for guests, the Ultimate Abyss – the tallest slide at sea, plunging visitors 10 stories from deck 16 to deck 6, the deepest pool at sea, a double-story Wonderland specialty restaurant, 11,252 works of art, robot bartenders, virtual balconies with real-time views of the destination for interior rooms, 2,100 crew members from 77 different nationalities.
It will leave Southampton for a four-night cruise to Rotterdam on 22 May.