10 Mind-Boggling Facts About World’s Largest Cruise Ship, Harmony of the Seas

The world’s largest cruise ship – often named as “Europe’s biggest hotel” and three times longer than the height of Big Ben- which set sail from France for the UK at last weekend has docked at the port of Southampton.

With the tagline of World’s largest ship, Harmony of the Seas, is an Oasis-class cruise ship constructed by STX France at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France for Royal Caribbean International.

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Here is such 10 mind-boggling and crazy facts about the world’s largest Ship.

Fact 1#

This monster is a whopping 1,187 feet long — 165 feet higher than the Eiffel Tower  and 331 feet more than the Titanic and equal the size of four football ground.

Fact 2#

She can clown-car in 6,410 guests, each of whom will be equipped with GPS wrist trackers so they don’t get lost – Yes, that’s true.

Fact 3#

She has seven non-ironically designated “neighborhoods”: Central Park, Boardwalk, Royal Promenade, Pool and Sports Zone, Vitality at Sea Spa and Fitness Center, Entertainment Place and Youth Zone.

Fact 4#

She has the tallest slide at sea, the Ultimate Abyss, which is actually dry, not water-based, and you scoot down its 10 stories via mat. We’re sure it hurts less than it sounds.

Fact 5#

She somehow manages to move at all thanks to four 7,500-horsepower bow thrusters (hitting 22 knots at cruising speed).

Fact 6#

There are 2,747 staterooms.

Fact 7#

She sports 24 passenger elevators.

Fact 8#

She holds the record for being the widest cruise ship ever built with whooping 218 feet wide.

Fact 9#

This beautiful monster has 16 restaurants and cafes, including a Jamie’s Italian (that would be Jamie Oliver), 23 pools a park with more than 10,000 plants and 50 trees.

Fact 10#

And she’s divided up into 18 total decks (16 for passengers — you likely don’t want to end up on either of the other two).

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