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Luxury vessel Queen Victoria arrives in Cochin

Last updated on: March 30, 2010 17:23 IST

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Sailing across the seven seas in a super luxury vessel like Queen Victoria is probably what dreams are made of.

This 90,000-ton Cunard liner legacy arrived, on Tuesday, at Cochin Port with 1,871 tourists and 977 crew members. It will sal to Mumbai in the evening.

Here are some interesting facts about QV:

  • Length: 964.5 feet (294 metres)
  • Width: 106 feet (32.3 metres)
  • Draft: 25.9 feet (7.9 metres)
  • Height: 179 feet (54.5 metres)
  • Guest capacity: 2,000
  • Guest decks: 12

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Image: Queen Victoria docks off Cochin.

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The triple height Grand Lobby, in light mahogany and marbles has a spectacular double height artwork as a backdrop to its sweeping staircase.


Image: The grand lobby.
Photographs: Courtesy, Cunard and Carnival Corporation
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On Queen Victoria, over two thirds of the 990 staterooms have private balconies to catch the sea breeze.

Image: One of Queen Victoria's master suites.
Photographs: Courtesy, Cunard and Carnival Corporation
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Reminiscent of a grand West End theatre, the 800-seat Royal Court Theatre is elegant in style and features a cruising first - private boxes on the upper level, with a dedicated lounge area where guests can enjoy a drink before the show.

Image: The Royale Theatre.
Photographs: Courtesy, Cunard and Carnival Corporation
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The two-storey wood-paneled library is connected by a spiral staircase, and houses over 6000 books and two full-time librarians.

Image: The library.
Photographs: Courtesy, Cunard and Carnival Corporation
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