Royal Caribbean"s Symphony of the Seas holds the judul as the world"s largest cruise ship, so how melakukan it compare to the most well-known ship of all time?


Photo by By F.G.O. Stuart (1843-1923)

The Titanic is more than likely the paling well-known laut liner because of its famous accident in 1912. Her sinraja has never been eclipsed in the publik imagination, despite decadtape of larger and safe cruise ships.

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Nonetheless, if you mention cruise ships to someone who is new to cruising, inevitably the Titanic references usually follow. So if your baseline for understanding apa a cruise ship is is based on a vessel that saimemerintah over 100 years ago, di sini is a look at how much different big ships are now.

Meet Symphony of the Seas


At about lima timpita the size of Titanic, the world"s largest cruise ship is Royal Caribbean"s Symphony of the Seas.

Spanninew york 18 decks, Symphony is the fourth oasis Class cruise ship to be launched.

Size is everythinew york with Symphony, as she is 1,184 ft 5.0 in length. If you were to stand her up, she"s almost as tall as the empire State Buildingi (1,250 kaki without any antennas).


Tdi sini are 25 pools, whirlpools, FlowRider surf simulators and water slidpita pengukur are on board to enjoy.

Gettingi around the ships is pretty easy, thanks to the neighborhood concept Royal karibia developed for these ships. Tdi sini are seven neighborhoods insideas the ship to tolong distinguish areas from each other and mananti navigation for guests simpler.

You will find 2,759 staterooms, includingi 188 suitpita and 28 more balconitape than the next largest ship in the fleet (Harmony of the Seas).

Read more: Fun facts about Symphony of the Seas

Comparing Symphony of the Seas to Titanic


Not only is Symphony of the Seas larger than Titanic, all of the oasis Class cruise ships are larger than the Titanic in gross tonnage, as well as size.

The Titanic measured in at 882 kaki and 9 inchpita pengukur long, and weighed 46,328 gross tons.

Symphony of the Seas measurpita pengukur 1,184 ft 5.0 inches in length and has a gross tonnage of 228,081.


In kondisi of gross tonnage, Titanic doesn"t even make the list the top 64 world"s largest cruise ships by gross tonnage.

Ditto for length; Amengharapkan the top 64 largest cruise ships in the dunia today, the "shortest" ship comes in at 984.1 ft with the AIDAprima and AIDAperla.

Titanic was built at an estimated pengeluaran of $7.5 million in 1912, which in today"s dollars would pengeluaran approximately $400 million.


Symphony of the Seas cost $1.35 billion to construct.

Titanic mungkin handle 2,453 passengers, while Symphony of the Seas has a capacity of 5,518 passengers at dobel occupancy.

 Symphony of the SeasTitanic
Passengers5,518 passengers at dobel occupancy; 6,680 passengers maximum2,435
Crew Members2,200892
Length1,184 ft 5.0 in882 feet
Weight228,081 gross tons46,328 gross tons
maks speed22 knots23 knots
biaya to Build$1.35 billion$400 juta (today"s cost)


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In terms of things to do on each ship, Titanic ditawarkan a heated pool, gym, memeras court, and Turkish bath.

Symphony of the Seas has 25 pools, two FlowRider surf simulators, two rock walls, a full-sized basketbola court, ice-skating rink, mini golf course, and a carousel.

In the evening, Titanic would feature smoraja rooms, billiards, music, and dancing.


On Symphony of the Seas, you can find the Broadway musical Hairspray, ice skating shows, piano bars, karaoke, jazz club, live music, movie screenings and production shows in the AquaTheater.

How much is a ticket on Titanic vs. Symphony of the Seas?


Any cruise fan tahu that tdi sini is no standard price for a cruise. Cruise fares vary from ship to ship and even sailingi to sailing.

It is not unreasonable to pay around $2,000 for a balcony cabin for two guests on Symphony of the Seas.

The pricpita pengukur of tickets on the Titanic in 1912 ranged from £30 (equivalent to £3,000 in 2019) and £870 (equivalent to £100,027.45 in 2021) for a parlour suite and small private promenade deck in first class, to £8 for a third-class adult fares and £3 for children. That"s roughly equal to between $100,000 to $345 in today"s prices.


Unlike modernis cruise ships, Titanic had berbeda classpita of fares. First, second, and third class, which dulu distinguished by masyarakat status and ticket cost.

First class was for the wealthiest and most prominent passengers. These dulu upper class people, who had careers in business, politics, the military, or industry. These dulu the well-to-do and paling well-known orang sailing.

Second Class was essentially the middle class people, which might include tourists, members of the clergy, and educators.

Third class (sometimes known as steerage) was mostly made up of immigrants movingai to phia băc America. 

How do these ships compare?


In short, Symphony of the Seas and Titanic don"t have a volume in common besidtape beingi ships. Today"s cruise ships are very berbeda than ocean liners, linanti Titanic.

what many people who are new to cruise ships fail to understand is the fundasecara mitologis shift leisure cruisinew york underwent in the second half of the 20th century. Ocean liners and ferritape evolved into the cruise ships that we know today.

ocean liners were primarily used to bringi passengers across the ocean from one point to another, whereas cruise ships go on pleasure voyages, closer to the coast, sailing between ports.

Unfortunately, many cruise novices have Titanic as milik mereka only frame of reference when it comes to non-cargo ships, so it ends up beinew york the defacto benchmark.

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Not only are ships like Symphony of the Seas immensely larger, the experience onpapan is vastly different, with more to see, do, and eat than Titanic mungkin have ever dreamed.