The MSC Opera cruise ship arrived Friday in Havana after crossing the Atlantic from Italy; with almost 1800 passengers aboard, it is the largest cruise ship to ever dock in Cuba.

MSC Opera in Valetta, Malta.
MSC Opera in Valetta, Malta.

The city will be the liner’s port of call until April 2016, serving as a stop alongside other Caribbean destinations including the Cayman Islands, Jamaica and Mexico. The Opera can carry up to 2600 passengers and it will dock in Havana once a week starting in December 2016.

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