The World's Largest Cruise Ship Has Officially Set Sail

It houses a "miniature" Central Park.

Royal Caribbean International

Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas makes the Titanic look like a bath toy.

The newest addition to the cruise line's fleet weighs a whopping 226,000 tons and is 124 feet longer than the Eiffel Tower, making it the largest cruise ship to ever set sail. (The Titanic weighed a measly 52,000 tons in comparison.)

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The massive ship, which made its trial run last week from France, cost $1.1 billion to make and took over two and a half years to build. The quarter-of-a-mile long vessel can accommodate 6,000 passengers, all of which will be issued GPS-style trackers to avoid getting lost, according to the . 

The labyrinthine interior houses 16 restaurants and cafes, including the Bionic Bar where robot bartenders serve cocktails. Within its 18 decks is a hand-carved carousel, a full-size theater, an ice-skating rink and a scaled down version of New York's Central Park, outfitted with 52 trees and over 10,000 plants. Thrill seekers can whizz nine decks in the area on the zip line, or plunge 100 feet on the Ultimate Abyss, the world's tallest slide at sea. 

For VIP guests, the Royal Loft Suites cost $10,000 per person, per week and come with a butler.

Harmony of the Seas will make its maiden voyage from Southampton in May, and will make journeys to the western Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and Florida. 

Take a tour of the vessel below.

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