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Guided Central Park Pedicab Tour

Guided Central Park Pedicab Tour

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Get to know Central Park, the most visited urban park in the United States, on a private pedicab tour. Take a leisurely ride around this iconic New York City landmark, exploring its many bridges, fountains and statues while learning about its history and design from the experienced driver/guide. See the spots featured in more than 300 different films since 1908 and discover interesting details and anecdotes about the park.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00

Private New York City Sightseeing Bike Tour - Up to 6 People

Private New York City Sightseeing Bike Tour - Up to 6 People

Escape the hustle of the city and explore the New York City Metro region on this private bike tour. Customize the itinerary with the regions and places you want to see the most in any of the five boroughs. Pedal through Central Park, along the waterfront and Brooklyn Bridge, through Greenwich Village, around Coney Island and "Dead Horse Bay," or take a tour of Brooklyn's brownstones, if you wish. Tailor the trip as a guided ride or supported adventure. Bring a bike or rent one (rental not included). Snacks and bottled water are included.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$334.34
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$334.34
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Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour in Williamsburg

Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour in Williamsburg

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This walking tour through Brooklyn's trendy Williamsburg neighborhood offers a brief look at Brooklyn history and its influence on contemporary culture, with an insider guide leading the way. Meet-up just steps from the subway, and begin your adventure uncovering trends and traditions—from the urban street art scene to hip local businesses. Venture past historical buildings, chic boutiques, and neighborhood cafés reflecting the area's laid-back vibe. Then be sure to capture the iconic Manhattan skyline from the scenic Brooklyn waterfront.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.00
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$32.00
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Private Scenic Central Park Walking Tour

Private Scenic Central Park Walking Tour

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Swap crowded, impersonal group tours for a more intimate experience of New York's Central Park. This private tour, exclusively for your party, takes you away from the noise and rush of Manhattan and into the park's most serene and picturesque spots.
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  • 3 hours 40 minutes
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$328.67
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$328.67
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Private Brooklyn Walking Tour: Brooklyn Bridge DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights

Private Brooklyn Walking Tour: Brooklyn Bridge DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights

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Get up close and personal with the Brooklyn Bridge, and visit two of Brooklyn’s most distinctive neighborhoods, on this private tour. Meet your guide at a time that’s convenient for you, and pick an itinerary that works best for your schedule. You’ll set off in Lower Manhattan, will cross the 1.1-mile (1.8-kilometer) Brooklyn Bridge, and will learn all about its wealth of history as you go. Once in Brooklyn, explore DUMBO—a formerly industrial area that’s now one of the borough’s trendiest neighborhoods—and historical Brooklyn Heights.
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  • 2 hours 40 minutes
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$328.67
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$328.67
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$310.65
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Private New York City Midtown Landmarks Walking Tour

Private New York City Midtown Landmarks Walking Tour

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Avoid the stress of navigating New York’s crowded streets on your own on a walking tour through Midtown Manhattan. While the itinerary typically includes Grand Central, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Times Square, and Bryant Park, the private tour allows you to customize the the day to your own interests. Leave knowing the secrets of New York's postcard-worthy landmarks and an inside perspective on the city.
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  • 2 hours 40 minutes
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$328.67
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$328.67
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Private New York City Historic Downtown and Wall Street Walking Tour Including 911 Memorial

Private New York City Historic Downtown and Wall Street Walking Tour Including 911 Memorial

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See downtown Manhattan with ease and efficiency on a private walking tour that hits the area’s top landmarks, including Battery Park, Wall Street, Alexander Hamilton’s gravesite, and the 9/11 Memorial. The private tour ensures the full and undivided attention of your guide, whose presence allows you to absorb the sights without the stress of navigating on your own.
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  • 3 hours 15 minutes
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$328.67
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$328.67
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New York And How It Got That Way - Guided Tour

New York And How It Got That Way - Guided Tour

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Many tours can show you the sights of New York City but this tour digs deeper into its history to show you how it became the city it is today. As you visit such landmarks as Battery Park, Wall Street, Carnegie Hall, and Central Park, your guide will tell you about the history and people behind each.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.67
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$138.67

Metropolitan New York Tour Including The Edge Observatory with Vessel Option

Metropolitan New York Tour Including The Edge Observatory with Vessel Option

Explore the landmarks you’ve seen in the movies on a half-day tour of Midtown Manhattan, New York City's most iconic neighborhood. This crowded, fast-paced district can be intimidating to explore on your own, so a New Yorker guide shows you the ins and outs of places like Grand Central Terminal, Times Square, and Hudson Yards.
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  • 4 hours
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$127.00
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$127.00

 Billionaires Row

Billionaires Row

Experience the glitz and glamor of the Big Apple on a guided walk around midtown Manhattan’s Billionaires’ Row. Explore 5th Avenue on foot, passing iconic New York attractions including Radio City Music Hall, the Rockefeller Center, and Carnegie Hall, and hear the stories of the people who call the area home. See, too, the new architectural structures studding the city’s skyline, from One 57 to 432 Park Ave.
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  • 3 hours
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$60.00
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$60.00

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

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Cross two of New York City's must-see attractions off of your sightseeing list with this half-day tour to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum. Enjoy a stress-free start to your day as your guide escorts you through security and onto the ferry, where you can take in the skyline views. Once you arrive, learn about the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and immigration history with the help of your guide, and even stay on Ellis Island to research your family history after the tour.
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  • 4 hours
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$65.74
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$65.74

Highlights of Manhattan in a Day for Small or Large Groups

Highlights of Manhattan in a Day for Small or Large Groups

Travelers who want a more personal sightseeing experience in the Big Apple can skip the typical, crowded bus tours and get around the city like a real New Yorker during this private tour by foot and subway (subway ticket at own expense). From Rockefeller Center to the Brooklyn Bridge and beyond, see top New York City attractions in just one day.
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  • 5 hours
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$566.67
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From Brooklyn to Tribeca

From Brooklyn to Tribeca

You’ll ride through DUMBO, Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn Heights and Red Hook, an area featuring a mix of tiny eateries, quirky bars and edgy art galleries. You’ll then ride over the Brooklyn Bridge and to TriBeCa. Located in downtown Manhattan, TriBeCa is famous for It’s cobblestone streets, trendy boutiques and restaurants. There will be a break for food/refreshment (not included in pricing). This tour is available during the day or night. Your choice, pricing varies.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$310.65
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$310.65
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7 Lakes Drive Tour from New York City

7 Lakes Drive Tour from New York City

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Escape from the hustle of New York City but still see it from a distance and enjoy a half day of sightseeing on this private, 5-hour tour. Visit Weehawken, New Jersey for a breathtaking view of the New York City skyline that many tourists aren’t aware of. Then catch a scenic view of Manhattan from the Palisades Parkway. And finally, cruise along Seven Lakes Drive, located in the Hudson Valley region of New York, for a serene, scenic view of the lakes.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$366.67
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$366.67

Niagara Falls NY Walking Tour

Niagara Falls NY Walking Tour

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This walking tour of Niagara Falls USA have you discovering the best views of the Falls from Goat Island. You will also have the option to end the tour with a splash of excitement while embarking upon the Cave of the Winds OR Maid of the Mist. Tour Highlights: - Discover the best views of Niagara Falls NY while spending time outdoors - Enjoy picturesque views from Goat Island, Luna Island, Terrapin Point and the Three Sisters Islands - Learn fun facts and history of the area - Incredible photo opportunities throughout the tour - Opportunity to add optional Cave of the Winds or Maid of the Mist admission to your tour
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.00
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$24.00
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New York City Historic Walking Tour of Hamilton and Washington

New York City Historic Walking Tour of Hamilton and Washington

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Alexander Hamilton and George Washington were two of the most important figures in US history, and much of their lives were spent in New York City. With this walking tour, explore historic locations in lower Manhattan tied to these two great men and the birth of the United States. Gain insight into the first reading of the Declaration of Independence, ratification of the Constitution, Washington's inauguration, and more from your guide.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.95
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$45.95
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Secret Places of Central Park

Secret Places of Central Park

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New York City's Central Park is full of hidden gems and hard-to-find spaces. On this walking tour, your city-licensed guide uncovers the park’s remote highlights above 100th Street, including the Loch, waterfalls, arches, and man-made mountains. Walk to the northern reaches of the park, hear about its storied history dating back to the Revolutionary War, and discover secrets that even locals are likely to miss.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.95
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$45.95
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Private 8-hour Tour: Highlights of New York with Top of the Rock entrance

Private 8-hour Tour: Highlights of New York with Top of the Rock entrance

Enjoy this private full day tour with your own private driver and official tour guide and explore the vibrant city of New York. Get ready to explore the most emblematic and nicest spots in this wonderful city. We will pick you up from your hotel or place of choice in New York and take you on this private tour, with your own chauffeur and guide to The Rockefeller Center, Times Square, Top of the Rock and many more fantastic sites of NYC. Amongs other places you will visit: - Times Squares - Rockefeller Center - Central Park - Radio City Music Hall - Broadway - Fifth Avenue - St Patrick’s Cathedral - The Empire State Building - and much more! The tour has a total duration of 8 hours from the moment of pick-up and drop off. - SAVE COVID-19 SAFE - As this is a private tour we take care of maintaining social distance
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,216.22
Price varies by group size
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$1,216.22
Price varies by group size
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Private 8-hour City Tour: Best of New York with Hotel pick-up and drop off

Private 8-hour City Tour: Best of New York with Hotel pick-up and drop off

Enjoy this private full day tour with your own private driver and official tour guide and explore the vibrant city of New York. We will pick you up from your hotel or place of choice in New York and take you on this private tour. During your 8 hour private tour you will discover some of the most emblematic sites of New York with your local expert. Explore one of the most famous streets in the world, long associated with finance, and learn its evolution over the last few centuries. Walk through Downtown Manhatann and explore over 400 years of New York history. Cross the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan and feel the charm of the Brooklyn Heights with its restored houses and its panoramic view of Lower Manhattan. Pay triubute to all the victims of the 9/11 when you visit Ground Zero and its moving Memorial Museum. Finally, The Statue of Liberty, get ready to explore this historical gift from France, that has become an international symbol of hope and freedom. - SAVE COVID-19 SAFE
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,154.81
Price varies by group size
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$1,154.81
Price varies by group size
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Private 4-hour Walking Tour of Historic Downtown and 9/11 Memorial Tour

Private 4-hour Walking Tour of Historic Downtown and 9/11 Memorial Tour

Enjoy this private tour with your own official tour guide and explore the vibrant city of New York. Get ready to explore the most emblematic and nicest spots in this wonderful city. The tour will start at the Bowling Green or hotel centrally located (walking distance) in New York and take you on this private tour, with your own guide to Wall Street, The 9/11 Memorial and many more fantastic sites of NYC. Explore one of the most famous streets in the world, long associated with finance, and learn its evolution over the last few centuries. Walk through Downtown Manhatann and explore over 400 years of New York history. Finally, pay triubute to all the victims of the 9/11 when you visit Ground Zero and its moving Memorial Museum. The tour has a duration of 4 hours from the moment of pick-up and drop off. - SAVE COVID-19 SAFE - As this is a private tour we take care of maintaining social distance
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$256.49
Price varies by group size
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$256.49
Price varies by group size
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Private 2-hour Walking Tour of Guggenheim Museum New York with official guide

Private 2-hour Walking Tour of Guggenheim Museum New York with official guide

Enjoy this private tour with your own official tour guide and explore this iconic museum in the hearth of the vibrant city of New York. Get ready to explore the collection that has grown over eight decades and enjoy the premier work of arts in this amazing museum. Get ready to experience all the collections that this museum offers, from Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, early Modern, and contemporary art to special exhibitions throughout the year. Get caught by the abstract paintings or learn with the thematic exhibitions, in this spiraling designed architectural landmark. - SAVE COVID-19 SAFE - As this is a private tour we take care of maintaining social distance
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$196.28
Price varies by group size
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$196.28
Price varies by group size
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Private 2-hour Walking Tour of Metropolitan Museum of Art Highlights NYC

Private 2-hour Walking Tour of Metropolitan Museum of Art Highlights NYC

Enjoy this private 2-hour tour with your own official tour guide and explore this iconic museum in the hearth of the vibrant city of New York. Get ready to explore the most emblematic and historical art pieces in this amazing museum. At “The Met” you will experience the art of more than two million works, divided among seventeen departments. This arts center is the largest museum in the United States and offers art for everyone, from Ancient Egypt pieces to American and modern art, going through Islamic art, musical instruments, weapons, costumes and many more collections that make this place unique. - SAVE COVID-19 SAFE - As this is a private tour we take care of maintaining social distance
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$195.08
Price varies by group size
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$195.08
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Private 4-hour Walking Tour: ¨The Best of New York in Mid Manhattan¨

Private 4-hour Walking Tour: ¨The Best of New York in Mid Manhattan¨

Discover one of the most visited and intercultural places in the world with our local, experienced and official tour guides. Our guides will help you discover the most emblematic places of mid Manhattan, while learning the history, heritage and culture of the most visited city in the world; New York City. - SAVE COVID-19 SAFE - As this is a private tour we take care of maintaining social distance
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$301.04
Price varies by group size
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$301.04
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Times Square Food, History, and Architecture Walking Tour

Times Square Food, History, and Architecture Walking Tour

Learn all about New York’s glittering Times Square—and discover its popular highlights, as well as its hidden corners—on this comprehensive walking tour. Meet your guide at Columbus Circle, and set off on foot. You’ll discover Times Square’s neon lights and major monuments, and will also venture to locals-frequented eateries, nearby cultural attractions, and area landmarks like Bryant Park and Carnegie Hall. As you go, discover parts of the area that most visitors overlook.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
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