Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (MS)
Mangaluru, Dec 3: Huge sea cruise liner Seven Seas arrived at New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) from Qatar on Friday.
The ship carries 686 tourists and 552 crew. It is 223.74 meter long and weighs 55254 tonnes. The tourists were welcomed in the traditional way by the beating of Chende drums and display of Yakshagana characters.
The tourists were taken to attractive tourist places including St Aloysius College Chapel, Thousand pillar Jain temple at Moodbidri, Kadri temple and Kudroli temple, by buses and private tourist taxis.
It may be recalled, cruise ship Europa 2 carrying 271 tourists on board and 373 personnel has reached NMPT on November 28.