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Manchester Afternoon Walking Tour

Manchester Afternoon Walking Tour

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This is an excellent choice for travelers with limited time. Go on a whistle-stop walking tour of Manchester’s main attractions such as Piccadilly Gardens, Chinatown, Vimto Sculpture, St. Peter’s Square, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Cathedral, and much more. Exploring the city with a guide means you won’t have to worry about getting lost, and you’ll hear entertaining stories along the way.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.01
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Liverpool Sightseeing Walking Tour: The Beatles to The Blitz

Liverpool Sightseeing Walking Tour: The Beatles to The Blitz

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Find out why Liverpool was named the European Capital of Culture in 2008 on a 2.5-hour walking tour. Hear the origin story of The Beatles, see the remaining signs of World War II, and discover local culture. The tour is perfect for people short on time or visitors who want to orient themselves to the city. Other highlights include Chinatown, the bombed-out church, and Lime Street Station.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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The Manchester City Stadium Tour

The Manchester City Stadium Tour

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Go behind the scenes at Etihad Stadium, the home of Manchester City Football Club, on this guided tour. With an avid Man City fan as your guide, hear all about the football (soccer) club’s history as you visit the manager’s dug-out, the press conference room, the changing rooms and other sites that are off limits to the public during matches. Immerse yourself in the City story during a thrilling audio-visual show.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.65
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Fascinating Walking Tours Of Roman Chester With An Authentic Roman Soldier

Fascinating Walking Tours Of Roman Chester With An Authentic Roman Soldier

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Discover the ancient Roman history of the city of Chester, once the largest Roman fortress in Britain, during this walking tour. Follow your guide who is dressed as a Roman soldier and learn about the Roman heritage of Chester as you visit landmarks such as the amphitheater, the city walls, and the Roman gardens.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.12
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$12.12

Liverpool: 50-Minute Mersey River Cruise

Liverpool: 50-Minute Mersey River Cruise

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Maximize your time in Liverpool with a hop-on hop-off sightseeing cruise along the Mersey River. Aboard a colorful ‘dazzle ferry,’
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$14.81
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$14.81

Mad Day Out Beatles Taxi Tours
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Mad Day Out Beatles Taxi Tours

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A bespoke Beatles Tour across Liverpool, in a unique John Lennon Rolls Royce themed electric taxi cab. As a one man company we guarantee that you will receive a personal service and contact from the owner Ian from your initial booking and ongoing contact. All tours are conducted by Ian giving you the assurance that you will experience the same high standard as that mentioned by all our customers in their reviews on TripAdvisor. The zero emissions vehicle benefits from a separate passenger compartment, air conditioning,and free WiFi
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  • 2 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$121.15
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$121.15
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The Ultimate Beatles Tour Experience in Liverpool

The Ultimate Beatles Tour Experience in Liverpool

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Enjoy this tour like no other when you book this elite experience, with a uniformed chauffeur driving a replica of John Lennon’s iconic Rolls-Royce Phantom. Join a maximum of five other travelers to see the sights, from houses where the band members grew up through to the spot that inspired Strawberry Fields Forever (only open on certain days). Take home a guide to fuel your Beatles obsession further.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.14
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Rock & Goal Manchester Walking Tour

Rock & Goal Manchester Walking Tour

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Join Joe on the #1 Google walking tour of Manchester. Wander through the streets and learn some of the hidden gems and secrets of Manchester! On your tour you will see some sets of BBC and Netflix series. You will also see where Hollywood movies were filmed and see that the architecture, staircases and pavements of the streets look like New York. You’ll also experience the incredible street art of the Northern Quarter and find plenty of Instagram photo opportunities! You’ll learn how one Manchester resident was instrumental in ending the 2nd world war. You’ll also see how Manchester had a huge role in leading the way to ending slavery. You’ll see how Manchester gave the world many firsts including the handheld ice cream, women voting rights, vegetarianism and policemen! You will also see the meeting place which gave the world the Premier League! Learn what famous singers did before they made it! And see how and why Manchester has more music than any other city in Britain!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.45
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$13.45

A Walk Through Time: History of Liverpool Walking Tour

A Walk Through Time: History of Liverpool Walking Tour

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See the sights of Liverpool and learn about its history–dating all the way back to 1207 on this walking tour. Save hours of research time and instead, let your historian guide explain the timeline of the city. The tour visits highlights such as the Royal Liver Building, Liverpool Town Hall, the Queen Victoria Monument, the Old Dock, and the Royal Albert Dock.
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  • 1 hour 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.54
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Liverpool Guided Walking Culture and History Tour

Liverpool Guided Walking Culture and History Tour

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Immerse yourself in the rich heritage, culture, and history of this vibrant and colourful city. This walking tour is perfect for visitors to Liverpool, or anyone who wants to get to know some interesting facts and history about their own city. Our experienced and local guides are passionate about their city and want to make each tour fun, interesting and memorable for everyone. They will share with you, personal stories that will really bring to life the history and culture of Liverpool. You will have great photo opportunities, as the tour stops at many of the city’s iconic buildings and landmarks, show casing some amazing architecture both historic and new. Our guides will share with you some fascinating stories from the past and point out for intriguing and fun facts along the way. You will learn of the city’s musical influence on the world and be able to walk in the footsteps of The Fab Four as the tour passes by the famous Cavern Club on Mathew Street.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.19
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Street Art: The Modern History of the Northern Quarter

Street Art: The Modern History of the Northern Quarter

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Explore the back streets of the Northern Quarter, find film locations and street art and discover how ceramic art transformed the area into the city's coolest district. You can also cast a critical eye on things as you learn about issues facing the city from social justice to public spaces. The tour tracks the transformation of the Northern Quarter since the 1970s when it was in decline in the wake of our first American-style shopping mall, the Arndale Centre, opening. The area, the one with the highest density of protected buildings in the city, was cited by cultural icon Tony Wilson in the early 90s as being 'our Detroit' owing to a mass evacuation of businesses. Abandoned and ruined it was the public art that turned the area around from 1998 onwards. The tour discovers that original ceramic art trail and uses more modern street art in order to weave together the narrative. I donate 10% of profits to local causes. Sustainable, thoughtful and inclusive tourism since 2012.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.46
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Private Beatles Car Tour, Penny Lane, Strawberry Field & childhood homes
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Private Beatles Car Tour, Penny Lane, Strawberry Field & childhood homes

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Walk in the Beatles’ footsteps and explore Liverpool’s music heritage on this walking and deluxe transport tour. Follow your guide to see sites including Liverpool Cathedral and the Eleanor Rigby statue. Visit the Cavern Club and ride your air-conditioned vehicle to view Penny Lane, Strawberry Field, the exteriors of John Lennon’s and Paul McCartney’s childhood homes; and more—all as your guide sheds light on the Beatles’ Liverpool story.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Liverpool Hidden History and Dead House Evening Walking Tour
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Liverpool Hidden History and Dead House Evening Walking Tour

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Discover the dark history of Liverpool on an evening walk around the city's original seven shadowy streets. With theatrical commentary that focuses on the city's old secrets, the tour visits quirky and little-known sights that are steeped in history. Check out the banking halls on Castle Street, a trapdoor that opens onto the so-called Dead House, and the lamp-lit alleys that wind around the commercial district. Tales of Liverpool during the medieval and Victorian periods complete the ghostly experience.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.56
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Guided Chester Cycle Tour (History on 2 wheels, Inside & Outside the City Walls)

Guided Chester Cycle Tour (History on 2 wheels, Inside & Outside the City Walls)

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Discover Chester’s highlight attractions, and see more of the city in less time, when you explore on this fun, speedy, and small-group bike tour. Pick between morning and afternoon departure times, grab your bike and helmet, and set off. You’ll cycle along the River Dee and will see top Chester highlights and hidden gems, from its ancient city walls and amphitheater to the Roodee: the oldest racecourse still in operation.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.65
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4-hour Discover Liverpool Tour. Private 90-minute car tour & shared guided walk
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4-hour Discover Liverpool Tour. Private 90-minute car tour & shared guided walk

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Get an insider’s look at the hometown of John, Paul, Ringo, and George on a 2-hour walking tour of Liverpool. Visit the Cavern Club, Town Hall, and other Beatles points of interest.Enjoy complimentary admission to the Beatles Story. The tour also gives you a comprehensive overview of Liverpool, so you can confidently navigate the city on your own.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.69
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$107.69
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Medieval Walking Tour of Chester

Medieval Walking Tour of Chester

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Our guides are authentically dressed for the period as a Cheshire archer and Hotspur militia and will use character role-play to give people an exciting insight into the events of Hotspur’s rebellion and the effects it has on life in medieval Chester. You will also visit some of Chesters medieval sites, such as the Chester city walls, medieval rows, and the ruins of Chesters original cathedral, St John’s.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Downtown Liverpool Walking Tour - In Spanish

Downtown Liverpool Walking Tour - In Spanish

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This is a tour in Spanish where walking, we will know everything about the trajectory of the city through the years. In 2.5 hours you will know everything you need to have an unforgettable visit in Liverpool. Of course we will talk about The Beatles, as well as Footbal and Scouse Culture, World Wars, economic bankruptcies and much more. We will start in Williamson Square, from there we will visit the Cultural Room, We will go through the Georgian Quarter, to visit the Cathedrals, and the Chinatown, we will talk about the city's typical food, we will tour Liverpool One, to talk about the transformation of the city before and after the Blitz - World War II. We will walk through the Cavern Quarter, where you will know a brief account of The Beatles in the city and the emblematic place that saw them grow, the Cavern Club. From there we will go down to the Royal Albert Dock port, where you will know its history. We will finish at Pier Head, knowing the beautiful 3 Thanks of the city.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.69
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History Guided Tour of Liverpool and the Beatles

History Guided Tour of Liverpool and the Beatles

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This Beatles and History Tour will take you on a day you'll never forget! If you visit Liverpool, this is a must for you. We will start Outside the Liverpool Central Library, where our guides with a colourful umbrella will be waiting for you. You will be guided by a local Qualified Tour Guide who will show you Liverpool's hidden gems. American History in William Brown Street outside Walker Art Gallery, World Museum and the stunning Victorian Round Reading Rooms. Enjoy the history and architecture during your walkthrough Liverpool's World Heritage Site Guided walk through the Royal Albert Dock. Learn how and why the city has now emerged as the most vibrant UK city outside London. Mini Magical History Walk along Mathew Street and see outside the famous Cavern Club. Selfie at the new Beatles statues on Liverpool Waterfront in front of the iconic Liver Birds
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.92
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Private Magical Beatles Tour of Liverpool in V-class Mercedes (6 guests max)

Private Magical Beatles Tour of Liverpool in V-class Mercedes (6 guests max)

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Liverpool is known for being the birthplace of the Beatles and it’s home to an abundance of Beatles-related sights—such as former schools and colleges of the band members, performance venues, and childhood homes. With this tour, save hours of research time and enjoy the luxury of having a private driver for the day to take you between Beatles-themed sights. Highlights include John Lennon’s childhood home, Penny Lane, Strawberry Field, and Liverpool Cathedral.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.54
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Liverpool Imperial Tour

Liverpool Imperial Tour

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This is a tour in English and Spanish where walking, we will know everything about the history of the city through the years. We will discover how the city became famous as one of the main piers in the country and one of the most important ports in the world. We will narrate its entire history related to the Atlantic slave trade, World War II, economic crises, and more.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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The Beatles Famous Walking Tour Of Liverpool- Fully Guided
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The Beatles Famous Walking Tour Of Liverpool- Fully Guided

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Liverpool is forever entwined in The Beatles story. This walking tour is perfect for music and Beatles fans alike. Our experienced and expert local guides are passionate about their city, music and of course the Fab Four. Our guides want to make each tour fun, interesting and memorable for everyone. They will share with you, personal stories and fascinating stories, that will really bring to life the history and muscial culture of Liverpool. Our guides will be your pal in the city as they bring to life, for you the Beatles story.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.19
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The Lake District from Manchester

The Lake District from Manchester

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Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District National Park with ease on a day trip that lets you skip the hassle of car hire. Rather than keeping your eyes on the road, you’ll be free to admire some of Britain’s best-loved landscapes as you’re transported between sights in climate-controlled comfort.
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  • 9 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.73
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Liverpool Slavery Walking Tour - Commercial Side

Liverpool Slavery Walking Tour - Commercial Side

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This tour will take you round the original seven streets of Liverpool and explore the banks, offices and very streets that the slavers walked and conducted their everyday business. Visit places where slaves were traded on the streets of Liverpool and even visit a pub that existed in the days of the early slave traders. The whole of Liverpool was mortgaged for £10,000 to fund the construction of the world’s first commercial tidal dock. Learn how this was a major turning point for Liverpool. See some of the places where slaves were sold in Liverpool and newspaper adverts announcing the sale. Take a walk along Castle Street (one of the original streets of Old Liverpool) and see the building where the only branch of the Bank of England existed outside of London. Such was Liverpool’s dominance of the transatlantic slave trade that one in five African captives crossing the ocean was carried in a Liverpool slave ship. Come to Liverpool and Discover.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.69
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Liverpool Pass for 2 Guided and 4 Self-Guided Walking Tours

Liverpool Pass for 2 Guided and 4 Self-Guided Walking Tours

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Discover Liverpool with unlimited access to our flexible walking tours. You can join and leave our circuits as you please; escorted by local experts who are on hand to meet you throughout the day. Using our app, simply track your nearest guide and begin to discover countless visitor hotspots, such as The Beatles Story, Anfield & Strawberry Field. Enjoy fascinating storytelling from your guide as you explore and immerse yourself in Liverpool’s exciting history. Well-known for being the birthplace of iconic rock band, The Beatles, the city is also home to an UNESCO World Heritage site – Liverpool’s Waterfront – as well as two magnificent cathedrals, and the Cavern Club. Hop-off guided tours and self-guide whenever you wish; enjoying multilingual audio commentary, suggested walking itineraries, pinpointing your favourite sights and discovering photo hotspots, all offline, - it couldn't be easier! When you're ready, hop back on a guided tour, and continue your sightseeing adventure.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.19
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