Cruise Ship Edinburgh: Royal Caribbean cruise ship Jewel of the Seas arrives at Queensferry

Huge Royal Caribbean cruise ship arrives in the Firth of Forth near Edinburgh
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An enormous cruise ship has arrived next to the Forth Bridges in Edinburgh.

Royal Caribbean’s Jewel of the Seas sailed into the Firth of Forth on Monday morning, May 22. It is part of a 12 day cruise around Iceland and Scotland – costing passengers from around £650 a ticket – which comes to an end on May 24. The two-thousand passenger luxury ship has 13 decks, including 12 lounges and bars, two swimming pools, and three outdoor jacuzzis.

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The Jewel of the Seas is due arrived in waters off South Queensferry at around 10.30am. It will depart at around 7pm and head for its final stop in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The cruise ship started its journey in Amsterdam before heading to Akureyri and Reykjavik in Iceland, Lerwick in Shetland, Invergordon and then travelling on to Leith and Queensferry in Edinburgh.