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Santa Catalina Monastery (Monasterio de Santa Catalina)
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Santa Catalina Monastery (Monasterio de Santa Catalina) Tours and Activities

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Among the oldest structures in Arequipa, the historically significant Monastery of St. Catherine (Monasterio de Santa Catalina) covers an area of 15,615 square feet (20,000 square meters). The convent harbors a complete city with parks, houses, plazas, chapels, and a cemetery, offering visitors a meditative break from the busy historic center of Arequipa.

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A 3-hour Guided Food Tour with 5 Iconic Restaurants of Arequipa

A 3-hour Guided Food Tour with 5 Iconic Restaurants of Arequipa

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We are the first foodie tour of Arequipa with experience guiding groups in Lima Peru. Our tour takes you to the most iconic restaurants of Arequipa to taste different plates while you also get to know the history of what you are eating. We tell you the story of Peru and Arequipa through its food and drinks. You get all this for a very affordable price, that includes all the food, 3 drinks and a dessert! We believe this to be a very good value for your money, as you will end the tour completely satisfied! After the tour, your guide will be happy to recommend chic and superb places to go enjoy some drinks, live music, or whatever tickles your fancy!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.67
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Monasterio de Santa Catalina Admission Ticket

Monasterio de Santa Catalina Admission Ticket

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Discover one of the most important architectural works in Peru at the Monastery of Santa Catalina in Arequipa. This 400-year-old complex is like a ‘city inside a city,’ with many streets, cells, and structures within its walls. Learn about the fusion of Spanish and Inca culture that is preserved in this structure and in Peru as you wander the corridors of this beautiful property.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$14.50
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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
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$59.00
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$59.00

Walking Tour Arequipa Including Santa Catalina Monastery

Walking Tour Arequipa Including Santa Catalina Monastery

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Get in touch with Peru’s colonial heritage during this 3-hour guided walking tour of Arequipa. Stroll the streets of the country’s second-biggest city, admiring the unique ashlar-clad (white volcanic rock) buildings of its UNESCO World Heritage-listed historic center. As you wander you’ll tour the oldest neighborhood in the city, see Arequipa’s first church, play around with some llamas and alpacas and sample some potatoes, one of Peru’s most typical snacks. A guide, hotel pickup and food tasting are all included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.00
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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
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$100.00
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Private Arequipa City Tour: Juanita Museum, Santa Catalina and Colonial Suburbs

Private Arequipa City Tour: Juanita Museum, Santa Catalina and Colonial Suburbs

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Check out the architectural and historical highlights in the colonial city of Arequipa during this 5-hour private city tour. Receive personalized attention from your guide as you explore this Peruvian town also known as “The White City,” thanks to its wealth of white-hued structures. Among the landmarks you’ll see are the Monastery of Santa Catalina, the Juanita Mummy Museum and the colonial suburbs of Cayma, Yanahuara and Sabandia. Your Arequipa sightseeing excursion also includes a private guide and vehicle, lunch, all entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 5 hours
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$192.31
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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
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$85.00
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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
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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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$128.21
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10-Day Private Guided Excursion in Peru Exploring the Inca Culture

10-Day Private Guided Excursion in Peru Exploring the Inca Culture

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Get off the beaten path in the highlands of Peru and discover stunning mountain scenery and remote cities few tourists visit. passing through Arequipa the "white city" the magic of the Colca Cañon and the beaufitul Chivay town. getting really connected with the culture and history. Getting to Llachon in Titikaka - lake and have a complete unique experience with the local homesstay. enjoy the magic of the lake and incomparable Uros Island. gettin to Cusco is half the adventure and exploring the land of the Inca and its best Machupicchu – travel by a private transport and Professional Tourism Guide to increase the very ancient knowledge of this civilization.
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,564.11
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Half-Day Arequipa City Tour and Santa Catalina Monastery

Half-Day Arequipa City Tour and Santa Catalina Monastery

The route begins in Arequipa´s Main Square, one of the most beautiful squares in Peru. Facing this square is the imposing Cathedral, built in the 17th century. From there, continue to the Monastery of Santa Catalina, a cloister and small religious citadel built in 1579, still in use to this date. Then, visit the Church of the Compañia de Jesus (1590). Considered a classic example of local baroque architecture, it houses an exceptional collection of paintings and murals. Lastly, visit the districts of Yanahuara and Carmen Alto for a panoramic view of the Arequipa countryside. At the end, take a transfer back to the hotel.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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Arequipa Private City Tour Including Santa Catalina Monastery

Arequipa Private City Tour Including Santa Catalina Monastery

The route begins in Arequipa´s Main Square, one of the most beautiful squares in Peru. Facing this square is the imposing Cathedral, built in the 17th century. From there, continue to the Monastery of Santa Catalina, a cloister and small religious citadel built in 1579, still in use to this date. Then, visit the Church of the Compañia de Jesus (1590). Considered a classic example of local baroque architecture, it houses an exceptional collection of paintings and murals. Lastly, visit the districts of Yanahuara and Carmen Alto for a panoramic view of the Arequipa countryside. At the end, take a transfer back to the hotel.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.00
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$82.00
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City Tour in Arequipa, Santa Catalina and viewpoints

City Tour in Arequipa, Santa Catalina and viewpoints

This tour is a complete visit to the city, knowing a lot of its architecture, culture, the historic center, then you visit some incredible landscapes where you can also appreciate the beauty of the fields and green areas that Arequipa has, it ends up having a pleasant moment, besides knowing one of the important attractions of Arequipa such as the Monastery of Santa Catalina. This tour makes it special that it does not have any extra expense on your part, it includes all income and permanent assistance, complete tour of Arequipa.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.93
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$76.93

City Tour, Santa Catalina in Arequipa + Lunch

City Tour, Santa Catalina in Arequipa + Lunch

Enjoy with family and friends our beautiful white city, Arequipa. Tour the amazing Monastery of Santa Catalina, a place full of culture and history. The intrusive cells, the small streets, cloisters full of colorful flowers and the walls painted in fresh dyes. We will visit the Plaza de Armas, one of the most beautiful in Peru, the Jesuit Church of the Company, which on its beautiful facade announces the so-called mestizo architecture, its cloisters and dome. You will also visit other charming places like Casona Tristan del Pozo, Plaza San Francisco that surround the cataloged as Rome of America. Arequipa, white city known in part for its architecture of Sillar, white volcanic stone. Do not miss the history of Arequipa without visiting the main architecture of the historic center of the city.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.06
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15-Day Semi-Private Tour: Cusco, Machu Picchu, Titicaca, Colca, Peruvian Dessert

15-Day Semi-Private Tour: Cusco, Machu Picchu, Titicaca, Colca, Peruvian Dessert

Go on this semi-private Peruvian adventure to the Incan Empire and to different sites in Peru. Visit Cusco City "The Capital of the Incas", The Sacred Valley of the Incas, the Lost City of the Incas - Machu Picchu, the great Lake Titicaca with its floating Uros & Taquile islands, one of the deepest canyons in the worlds - Colca Canyon which is the home of the majestic bird - the Condor, the "White City of Arequipa", the lush oasis of Huacachina, the mysterious Nazca Lines and the diamond of the sea "The Ballestas Islands". While in Cusco you will participate in our Color your Journey Experience in order for you to get a more cultural experience in Cusco. While traveling with your tour guide, you will learn all about the Incan and Peruvian Culture, how it was in the past but also today.
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  • 15 days
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$2,440.00
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$2,440.00

Rural Experience in Cusco, Lake Titicaca & Colca Canyon 14d/13n

Rural Experience in Cusco, Lake Titicaca & Colca Canyon 14d/13n

This tour through the Inca Empire will bring you to the most important destination constructed by the Incas and the nature of Peru. While visiting the Capital of the Incas - Cusco, The Sacred Valley of the Incas, Maras Moray and The Lost City of the Incas - Machu Picchu you will be amazed of the Incan culture and its richness. While together with your tour guide you will learn all about the Inca history and culture as well as the Peruvian culture. The most special thing about this tour is that when you are visiting the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Lake Titicaca and in Colca Canyon as well, you will be staying at 3 different local communities and interact in their daily life. Here you will learn about the life of the native Peruvians and live it as well.
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  • 14 days
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$2,249.00
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$2,249.00

Perú tour in 10 days starting upon arrival to Arequipa quiet city

Perú tour in 10 days starting upon arrival to Arequipa quiet city

if you start your trip in Arequipa (2335 m.a.s.l.) you will have the chance to have a gradual acclimatization. You will enjoy a quiet city full of architecture surrounded by mountains and villages as in Colca valley with live culture, history and landscapes full of nature.
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,179.49
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$2,179.49

Private Tour to Santa Catalina Convent and Sabandía Mill

Private Tour to Santa Catalina Convent and Sabandía Mill

You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Santa Catalina Convent, built in 1579, which is an enclosed religious town that remains in use to this day. You will continue to Sabandia, famous for its colonial mill that dates from the XVII Century, where formerly the grains were ground that soon were distributed in all the South of Peru. Fascinating villages with stepped terraces dating from pre-inca time, will be seen on the way.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.00
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$101.00
Price varies by group size

11-Day Semi-Private Tour: Cusco, Machu Picchu, Lake Titcaca and Colca Canyon

11-Day Semi-Private Tour: Cusco, Machu Picchu, Lake Titcaca and Colca Canyon

Experience some of the best destinations of Peru in this 11-day long tour package. Visit the Incan Empire where you and your tour guide will go through a journey to the Capital of the Incas - Cusco where you will visit its most popular archaeological sites in the city and in the Sacred Valley as well as the most spectacular sites created by the nature of Peru and the temple of the Sun "Qorikancha in Cusco". The journey will take you to the Lost City of the Incas - Machu Picchu which is one of the 7 wonder of the world. From Cusco you will travel to the biggest, deepest and highest lake in the world - Lake Titicaca where you will visit its Uros and Taquile floating Islands and see how the native people lives. From Lake Titicaca you will visit one of the deepest canyons in the world - Colca Canyon which is also the home to the majestic bird - The Condor. At last you will visit "The White City" Arequipa and the beautiful Monastery of Santa Catalina.
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  • 11 days
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$1,748.00
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$1,748.00

PERU EXPLORER - Lima-Nazca-Arequipa-Cusco 14 Days/13 Nights

PERU EXPLORER - Lima-Nazca-Arequipa-Cusco 14 Days/13 Nights

Peru Explorer - Best way to discover all Peru Lima, Paracas, Huacachina Sandboard with Buggy, Overflight Nazca Lines, Arequipa (Colca Canyon to see the Condors) and Cusco with one of the Wonder of the World - Machu Picchu. 14 Days / 13 Nights by highway along the coast and the Mountains of PERU.
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  • 14 days
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$3,500.00
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$3,500.00
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Arequipa Walking Tour and Santa Catalina Monastery

Arequipa Walking Tour and Santa Catalina Monastery

Through this tour they will learn about the history, culture, legends and peculiar data of the city. You will discover the importance it had in colonial times and until today becoming one of the most important tourist destinations in Peru -
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.00
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$44.00

Trip to the south of Peru

Trip to the south of Peru

Visit Peru and all its tourist attractions, with our package Trip to the south of Peru. This fantastic circuit will take you from the coast of Lima and its incredible historical center, to the impressive mountains of the citadel of Machu Picchu in Cusco. This place has a lot to explore, as it has unique archaeological centers in the world, and invaluable pre-Colombian pieces. Discover the history of the Incas, and let yourself be amazed by beautiful landscapes in the Colca Canyon in Arequipa, Lake Titicaca in Puno and the Sacred Valley of the Incas in Cusco.
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  • 11 days
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$1,898.00
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$1,898.00
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City Tour Arequipa & Santa Catalina Monastery

City Tour Arequipa & Santa Catalina Monastery

We invite you to discover the beautiful town of Arequipa, with the SIGHTSEEING TOUR & SANTA CATALINA MONASTERY tour. Stroll through the old 'forbidden city' of Santa Catalina, meet the Jesuit church and enjoy the majestic views of the Misti volcano. Do not miss it!
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  • 4 hours
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$86.53
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$86.53

Private Arequipa Walking City Tour - All included

Private Arequipa Walking City Tour - All included

Explore the ‘White City’ of Arequipa on a private 3-hour walking tour. Learn about the rich history of the city and its beautiful architecture from your informative guide. Visit famous landmarks such as the Santa Catalina Monastery, the house of Tristan del Pozo, and the Plaza de Armas with the impressive ‘El Misti’ volcano serving as your backdrop for the day.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.00
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$63.00

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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Santa Catalina Monastery (Monasterio de Santa Catalina) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Santa Catalina Monastery (Monasterio de Santa Catalina) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Santa Catalina Monastery (Monasterio de Santa Catalina) costs USD 14.50. Guided Santa Catalina Monastery (Monasterio de Santa Catalina) tours start around USD 14.50 per person.
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