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Arequipa, Historic and Colonial City and Santa Catalina Monastery

Arequipa, Historic and Colonial City and Santa Catalina Monastery

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Explore Arequipa's many historical sights and attractions on a half-day sightseeing tour of the city. A knowedgable and expert guide will take you via air-conditioned coah to spectacular viewpoints like the Mirador de Yanahuara, and lead you through some of Arequipa's most exquisite colonial districts—including Yanaahuara and St Lazarus. Visit the Monastery of St Catherine, which was closed to the public for almost 400 hundreds years.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$47.30
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US$47.30
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Skip the Line: Dinner and Typical Dances Show Ticket

Skip the Line: Dinner and Typical Dances Show Ticket

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The show presents 7 typical dances that show the folklore traditions from different parts of the country (peru) and offers our guests an special experience while enjoying a piece of the Peruvian culture’s art and sounds, accompanied with dishes and flavors proper of our gastronomy. Is an unique experience in Arequipa.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$23.00
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US$23.00

Full day tour / Colca Canyon

Full day tour / Colca Canyon

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Come and enjoy an impressive Full day tour through one of the deepest canyons in the world. Disconnect at least one day from the city and fully enjoy the nature that surrounds this valley. Our guide will show you all the beauties such as the huge birds, beautiful alpacas and vicuñas and more than 79 different types of cactus. Our tour starts very early to be able to arrive on time at the Condor's Cross and watch the condors flying over our heads, follow our route to different tiny towns and of course visit the relaxing hot springs.
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  • 14 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$40.00
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US$40.00
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Private Tour: Colonial Arequipa Including Recoleta Convent and Casa del Moral

Private Tour: Colonial Arequipa Including Recoleta Convent and Casa del Moral

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Embark on a nearly 4-hour guided tour of Arequipa's vast colonial sites, including the Franciscan Recoleta Convent and the city's Vallecito, St Lazarus and Cayma districts. This private sightseeing excursion delves into Arequipa's intriguing colonial past and showcases some of its best known colonial attractions. Visit the Casa del Moral, an 18th century home filled with colonial paintings, and take in spectacular views of Arequipa from the Carmen Alto viewpoint, which overlooks the city.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$70.80
Price varies by group size
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US$70.80
Price varies by group size
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Eco-Workshop: Learn Mosaic from Recycled Ceramic!

Eco-Workshop: Learn Mosaic from Recycled Ceramic!

I'm Lucie, originally from Germany, but now living in Peru with my Peruvian family. We have dedicated our life to ecological construction, apart from the natural materials we have also focused on construction with recycled materials. In the last 5 years we have completed 2 ecological projects and participated in several community works. A specialty of mine is doing mosaic from recycled ceramic tiles on floors or walls - which allows to leave a unique design, art and footprint at your site - giving a second use to a garbage product and stimulating your creative side while leaving something lasting at your house.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$27.86
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US$27.86
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Private Tour: Arequipa Countryside Tour Including Sabandia Mill and Founder's Mansion

Private Tour: Arequipa Countryside Tour Including Sabandia Mill and Founder's Mansion

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Explore the sublime surroundings of Arequipa on a half-day private tour of the lush countryside. Gain insight into the region’s agricultural history with a private guide; visit the distinct farming terraces of Paucarpata; and tour a grand colonial home belonging to the founder of Arequipa. Transportation in a comfortable and air-conditioned minivan is provided for your convenience.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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US$62.20
Price varies by group size
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US$62.20
Price varies by group size
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Monastery of Santa Catalina, Historic center and viewpoints of Arequipa.

Monastery of Santa Catalina, Historic center and viewpoints of Arequipa.

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With this tour we will be able to know both the history of Arequipa from its beginnings, the constructions of the Historic center of Arequipa, Cultural Heritage of Humanity, the surrounding viewpoints as well as one of the most representative centers such as the Monastery of Santa Catalina, come and know this tour on foot walking and enjoying the city as well as by car to get to know the closest viewpoints of the city with beautiful landscapes and beautiful archeology stories. This tour is offered privately and is guided on board in your preferred language so you have a full day knowing a lot about the history of Arequipa.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$128.21
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US$128.21

Sillar Route

Sillar Route

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The Sillar Route is an experience to know the origin and history of the "sillar" volcanic stone with which the most important buildings in Arequipa have been built. The tour includes the visit to the quarries to appreciate the elaboration, mega-detail of the material in the middle of a fascinating environment.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$36.00
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US$36.00

How to Spend 1 Day in Arequipa

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Full Day Trip to Colca Canyon from Arequipa

Full Day Trip to Colca Canyon from Arequipa

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Let your spirit soar like the Andean condor on this full-day exploration of Colca Canyon. Stop by the ‘Condor’s Cross,’ near one of the canyon’s deepest points, to watch these majestic birds as they appear to float on the wind. Continue to traditional towns like Maca and Yanque where you’ll observe colonial-era churches and locals garbed in needlework dresses. Finish your trip on a high point as you return through 16,000-foot (4900-meter) Patapampa pass. A guide, breakfast and round-trip hotel transport are also covered.
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  • 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$35.00
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US$35.00
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Full day tour including transfer to Puno / Colca Canyon

Full day tour including transfer to Puno / Colca Canyon

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Come and enjoy an impressive Full day tour through one of the deepest canyons in the world. Disconnect at least one day from the city and fully enjoy the nature that surrounds this valley. Our guide will show you all the beauties such as the huge birds, beautiful alpacas and vicuñas and more than 79 different types of cactus. Our tour starts very early to be able to arrive on time at the Condor's Cross and watch the condors flying over our heads, follow our route to different tiny towns and of course visit the relaxing hot springs. After lunch in Chivay we will take you by bus straight to Puno where you will be drop off at your hotel if it's in the center of the city. Do not miss it and book now. It will be an unforgettable experience!
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  • 14 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$87.18
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US$87.18
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Small-Group Arequipa Countryside Tour Including La Mansion del Fundador -Mirabus

Small-Group Arequipa Countryside Tour Including La Mansion del Fundador -Mirabus

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Get a sense for the rich history and stunning scenery near Arequipa during this 4-hour, small-group, excursion. Travel with a guide and no more than 15 other guests, discovering the stunning landscape of the Chilina Valley and the towering Misti volcano in the distance. You’ll tour the 18th-century stone mill of Sabandia and visit the La Mansion del Fundador, one of the most iconic mansions in the region, before ending your day at the ‘Iron Bridge,’ designed by famed architect Gustave Eiffel. Benefit from a guide and round-trip transport (including hotel pickup, but not hotel drop-off) too.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$15.39
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US$15.39
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Arequipa and Secret Bars

Arequipa and Secret Bars

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During this pedestrian circuit we will have the opportunity to explore Arequipa in a more fun way and to get to know a little of its history through its traditional neighborhoods of narrow streets where not only mansions and churches are protected but also the best secret bars in the city. A delicious Pisco Sour hand in hand with unique anecdotes narrated by our best guides and a tour of “Mundo Alpaca” and the “Amano Pre-Columbian Textile Museum” will frame a perfect visit to the white city.
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  • 4 hours
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US$55.00
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US$55.00

2-Day Group Tour to Colca Canyon from Arequipa to Puno

2-Day Group Tour to Colca Canyon from Arequipa to Puno

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Enjoy Peru’s amazing scenery and fascinating wildlife during this overnight trip from Arequipa to Puno via the Colca Canyon. Travel to Yanque through the stunning landscape of the Pampa Cañahuas Reserve, spotting wildlife like alpacas, flamingoes and ibises, along with nearby volcanoes. Continue the next day through the Colca Canyon, stopping to admire giant Andean Condors at the Mirador Cruz del Condor, heading to Puno in the afternoon. This overnight trip also covers your guide, one night of accommodations, all entrance fees, one breakfast, and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$317.95
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US$317.95
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Overnight Tour: Colca Canyon Including Horse Riding from Arequipa

Overnight Tour: Colca Canyon Including Horse Riding from Arequipa

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Discover the world’s second deepest canyon, the Colca Canyon, on an overnight trip from Arequipa. Stop at traditional villages in the Colca Valley to get to know the people and their culture. Learn about the flora and fauna of the Andes, including the giant Andean condor, go horseback riding in the countryside and take in the views of the mountains and scenery.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$115.39
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US$115.39
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Private Guided City Tour Arequipa

Private Guided City Tour Arequipa

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Explore Peru’s second biggest city, Arequipa on a private half-day guided tour. Discover the “White City,” named after its white buildings made from sillar stone of the nearby volcanoes, and how Arequipa became very prosperous during Spanish colonial times. Visit key landmarks such as the Plaza de Armas and Santa Catalina Monastery and get a panoramic at the three volcanoes that surround the city.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$100.00
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US$100.00
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Golden hour, legends of Arequipa and Peruvian Coffee

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Golden hour, legends of Arequipa and Peruvian Coffee

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This is a tour full of history in Arequipa and legends that I will tell you as we induce ourselves into the small streets, squares, wrought iron windows and traditional mansions carved in white volcanic stone (sillar). We will stop briefly to take strength in a local coffee shop with an Peruvian organic coffee espresso and Andean tasting chocolates to go to Quinta Salas or "Castillo del Diablo" through its narrow streets until we reach the edge of the Chili River to meet the Barrio del Solar and the Tambo Matadero. Both places were built in the seventeenth century entirely of white ashlar, the first to house the people and the second to sacrifice the sacrifice of animals. Finally at 5:30 p.m., privileged time to take photos (golden hour), we will go to the Plaza de Armas appreciating Spanish courtyards and colonial balconies of the city. Here ends our journey through time in old Arequipa.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$26.92
US$35.90
US$8.98 savings
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US$26.92
US$35.90
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Private Arequipa Walking City Tour with Juanita Museum - All Included

Private Arequipa Walking City Tour with Juanita Museum - All Included

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With striking baroque architecture and buildings made of white volcanic stone, Arequipa ranks among the prettiest cities in Peru—but exploring without a guide means missing out its hidden secrets. On this tour, stroll through the side streets and colorful cloisters with your guide, and see the best of Arequipa on foot. Visit attractions including the Santa Catalina monastery and the Andean Santuarios museum, with entry fees included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$85.00
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US$85.00
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Route of the Sillar, Valley and Volcanoes

Route of the Sillar, Valley and Volcanoes

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Route of the Sillar, Viewpoints of the Valley and Volcanoes We enter in the middle of huge volcanic stone farellones 30 meters high carved "to combo and chisel", colonial facades and carvings. Here we will have an illustrious moment with the master stonecutters, known as "cutters". They will reveal their live work techniques so that later we can do it with our own hands. We will see giant block falls and the wonderful experience of watching small blocks of ashlar made using ancestral instruments used from generation to generation. Heading to the Mirador de Carmen Alto !!! We will visit the traditional and unmissable viewpoints of Arequipa, Mirador de Carmen Alto to appreciate the Chilina Valley and our 3 volcanoes, Chachani, Misti and Pichupichu. The second viewpoint is in Yanahuara. Here we will eat rich traditional desserts and buy unique handmade souvenirs in the square.
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  • 4 hours
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US$46.16
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US$46.16

The Sillar Route and Quarry of Culebrillas

The Sillar Route and Quarry of Culebrillas

If you would like to know where do they take the materials to build the nice buildings and all the Cathedral this is the place where you must go. The workers they will show you and teach you how do they do it and how do they work the "sillar".
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$23.00
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US$23.00

Afternoon: Arequipa Panoramic bus with entrances

Afternoon: Arequipa Panoramic bus with entrances

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If you’re visiting Arequipa for the first time, orient yourself in the historic city with ease during a tour by panoramic bus. You’ll skip the hassle of navigation as a driver transports you between landmarks and will enjoy unobstructed views from the top deck of the bus. Plus, the short duration of this tour makes it ideal for travelers on a time budget, while included admission tickets make this the obvious choice for visitors on a budget.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$39.00
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US$39.00

sillar route

sillar route

La Ruta del Sillar es una experiencia para conocer la procedencia e historia del "sillar" la piedra volcánica con la que se han construido los edificios más importantes de Arequipa. El recorrido comprende la visita a las canteras para apreciar la elaboración, megatallado del material en medio de un entorno fascinante.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$29.00
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US$29.00

Colca Canyon 2 days 1 night, spectacular

Colca Canyon 2 days 1 night, spectacular

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On this tour you can enjoy the beauty of the Colca Canyon with a restful night in the middle of the Colca Valley. You can rest in a quiet, clean and safe environment surrounded by the mountains that form this famous Colca canyon, considered one of the deepest canyons in the world. The departure is between 8:00 am and 8:30 am, Chivay is reached by making brief stops, on the way, typical lunch, rest time at the Hotel, thermal baths (where you can have a pleasant rest time in hot springs natural) and a night with typical dances and tourist dinner. Overnight in Chivay. On the second day we visit the main points of the Colca Canyon, the Mirador de la Cruz del Condor, natural viewpoints around, traditional villages, and then return to Arequipa at an ideal time being the arrival at approximately 5:00 pm.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$85.00
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US$85.00

Santa Catalina Monastery Tour

Santa Catalina Monastery Tour

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The Tour of the Santa Catalina Monastery is an experience to tour the so-called "City within the City", since the distinctive features of this place is its isolation from the city despite being in the center of it, also having an art gallery and colorful streets inside. With the passage of time, the Monastery of Santa Catalina has forged a history rich in religious, artistic and cultural details since colonial times.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$50.00
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US$50.00

Sillar Route

Sillar Route

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Staff trained to handle all kinds of situations. We provide umbrellas to protect from the sun and water to hydrate
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$23.59
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US$23.59

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