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History and Architecture Walking Tour of Nob Hill

History and Architecture Walking Tour of Nob Hill

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Uncover the scandalous, high-society history of San Francisco's most illustrious hill on a walking tour of Nob Hill. Hear the stories behind the grand hotels and stately mansions built by the city's powerful 19th-century business tycoons and politicians, and learn how the advent of the cable car and the disastrous 1906 earthquake shaped one of the city’s most affluent neighborhoods.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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History and Architecture Walking Tour of San Francisco Financial District

History and Architecture Walking Tour of San Francisco Financial District

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Harken back to San Francisco’s days as a Gold Rush boomtown on a 2-hour walking tour of the Financial District, once known as the rowdy Barbary Coast of California. Hear tales of buried ships, fortune hunters, and Wild West saloons as you explore the city’s former waterfront, and learn how it transformed into the business hub of modern-day San Francisco.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open-Top Bus

Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open-Top Bus

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See the sights of Hollywood on this tour by open-top Mercedes minibus, which allows you to enjoy unobstructed views as you go. Traveling with an on-board guide, you'll pass by attractions such as the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood Sign, Rodeo Drive, and movie studios. Plus, get a look at some of the mansions where past and present stars have lived.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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Downtown Los Angeles Architecture Walking Tour

Downtown Los Angeles Architecture Walking Tour

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This walking tour of Downtown LA takes in the city's finest architectural monuments including the city's tallest building, the Broadway Theater District, Central Library, the NoMadHotel, and more. As you explore, hear a guide discuss the history and architecture of this vibrant city.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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Small-Group Tour: San Francisco City Tour Including Muir Woods and Sausalito

Small-Group Tour: San Francisco City Tour Including Muir Woods and Sausalito

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Spend your day exploring the ‘City by the Bay’ before a scenic drive across the Golden Gate Bridge to Muir Woods National Monument and the nearby waterfront of charming Sausalito. This narrated small-group tour takes in all of the San Francisco highlights, from Golden Gate Park and Haight-Ashbury to the Palace of Fine Arts and Presidio. Then wander on foot under California’s giant coastal redwoods before exploring the gift shops and galleries of Sausalito.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.00
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San Francisco Dinner Dance Cruise

San Francisco Dinner Dance Cruise

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Spend an evening on the San Francisco Bay during this dinner cruise, including a 3-course gourmet meal of fresh, local ingredients prepared on board. After dinner, dance to the DJ's music or enjoy the nighttime views of Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the city skyline from the exterior deck.
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  • 3 hours
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$154.20
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Art and Architecture Walking Tour of Union Square and Chinatown

Art and Architecture Walking Tour of Union Square and Chinatown

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Explore two of San Francisco's most distinctive neighborhoods side-by-side on a walking tour of Chinatown and Union Square. Learn the fascinating history behind the oldest Chinatown in the United States, and be immersed in the city’s contrasting cultures as you stroll alongside cable cars through Union Square’s chic hotels, architectural landmarks, and luxury boutiques.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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Custom Muir Woods and Napa Wine Tour From San Francisco

Custom Muir Woods and Napa Wine Tour From San Francisco

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Experience San Francisco sights and Napa Valley wine tasting on a full-day private tour in a luxury vehicle. Create your ideal itinerary with visits to local wineries, a tour of Muir Woods and a stop for lunch or diner (own expense). Add group photos with Golden Gate Bridge backdrop if you choose. Don’t worry about a designated driver, navigating, or logistics, as you relax, take in the views, taste some of the world’s best wines, and get to know the Napa Valley.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$485.00
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2.5 Hour San Francisco Wharf and Waterfront Segway Tour

2.5 Hour San Francisco Wharf and Waterfront Segway Tour

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Take a San Francisco Segway tour along the waterfront to see popular city attractions like Fisherman’s Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, and Alcatraz Island. With an experienced guide, cruise along San Francisco Bay on a personal 2-wheeled Segway, and learn how to operate during a training session. Limited to 10 people per tour, this tour provides a small-group experience. Choose from several tour times throughout the day.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00

Alcatraz Island Ticket with Chinatown and North Beach Guided Walking Tour
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Alcatraz Island Ticket with Chinatown and North Beach Guided Walking Tour

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Take away the stress and uncertainty from booking an Alcatraz tour with this package that includes Alcatraz ferry tickets and a 90 min guided walking tour of Chinatown and North Beach. Get practical tips from your guide on visiting Alcatraz then follow them through the heart of the largest Chinese community in the Western World. This is the perfect way to spend half a day in San Francisco enjoying some of its quintessential experiences with the help of a local who is on hand both to guide you and sort out logistics.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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San Francisco Guided City Tour

San Francisco Guided City Tour

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Explore San Francisco with a local insider and experience an extraordinary afternoon. This half-day tour takes you sightseeing around the city with a guide to offer commentary. Neighborhoods include Fisherman's Wharf, Presidio, Haight-Ashbury, Golden Gate Park, the Castro, and North Beach plus the Golden Gate Bridge. Free Wi-Fi is available aboard the vehicle so you can post your snaps to social media en route.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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Private Guided Golf Cart Tour of Avalon
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Private Guided Golf Cart Tour of Avalon

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Make the most of your time on picturesque Catalina Island—and explore the major highlights of the Avalon area—on this private golf-cart tour. Pick between numerous tour times, and meet your guide at your preferred local address. Then, hop aboard your golf cart for a fun and zippy way to explore. You’ll see landmarks like the Catalina Casino, will visit Pebbly Beach, will admire the Wrigley Memorial & Botanical Garden, and more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$275.00
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Modern & More Bike Tours Palm Springs

Modern & More Bike Tours Palm Springs

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This is a small group 2+ hour bike tour of three architecturally & historically significant residential neighborhoods in South Palm Springs. Quiet streets, no hills, constant sunshine, & very little traffic make for a great ride for novices or expert cyclists alike. Please note: Bike rental is NOT INCLUDED in this tour. You're welcome to bring your own bikes, or discounted rentals are available at Big Wheel Tours. Our tour begins & ends in their parking lot. We'll explore the neighborhoods of Deepwell Estates, Twin Palms, & Indian Canyons. We'll make frequent stops for photos & to learn details about specific homes. Please note: This tour is designed for serious architecture & history fans, with a lot of academic-level information & detail. It may not be the most enjoyable tour for some children. COVID Safety Update: Masks are no longer required for fully vaccinated guests while biking outside. Please wear a mask when entering Big Wheel Tours. Brennan & Tim have both been vaxed!
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

Privately Customized Tour of Los Angeles

Privately Customized Tour of Los Angeles

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Experience the best of Los Angeles on a 6-hour private tour with a personal guide, and explore the city in a vehicle that seats up to 15 guests. Get an insider’s glimpse of Tinseltown as you stroll the Hollywood Walk of Fame, watch for celebrities as you tour Rodeo Drive and the city's exclusive neighborhoods, then take in views of the Hollywood sign and towering downtown skyscrapers. Enjoy the ultimate L.A. experience, and enjoy the convenience of a personal tour that begins and ends at your hotel or private residence. 
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$219.00
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$219.00

The Original Hearst Castle & Paso Robles Wine Country Tour

The Original Hearst Castle & Paso Robles Wine Country Tour

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On this full-day, small-group day trip, you’ll head along the scenic Pacific Coast Highway to luxurious Hearst Castle, beating the crowds with an early arrival. Enjoy a tour of the main house before hitting the coastal town of Cambria for a lunch break, followed by optional wine tastings at three different wineries. Tours include snacks and water, the Grand Rooms tour ticket, and comfortable transfers on a private bus.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$173.34
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Carmel-by-the-Sea's Fairytale Houses: A Self-Guided Walking Tour

Carmel-by-the-Sea's Fairytale Houses: A Self-Guided Walking Tour

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Are you looking for a way to see Carmel’s famous Comstock Cottages without joining a tour group? Explore at your own pace with this affordable audio tour. • See 11 fairytale cottages, and find out about architect Hugh Comstock, who married a dollmaker here in the 1920s • Hear from producer Lynn Momboisse who co-authored a book about Carmel's historic homes • Do it all in 40 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish • Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it • Use the virtual tour option at home Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code. The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline. Please note that this is a hilly walk.
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  • 30 minutes to 1 hour
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$5.99
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Balboa Park Highlights Tour with Coffee

Balboa Park Highlights Tour with Coffee

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There is so much more to beautiful Balboa Park than meets the eye, and you'll find all the secret spots on this small group walking tour of San Diego's cultural crown jewel. You'll see gardens of different types, inspiring architecture, learn about the park's history and the cultural organizations that populate it now. And top it all off with a beverage at a popular coffee cart. - 2 hour walking tour of Balboa Park - Learn how two expositions shaped the park and changed San Diego - Discover the Naval connection to the park - Be sure to bring a camera as this is the prettiest tour in town! - Enjoy a beverage at a park coffee cart
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.00
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$44.00

The Private Balboa Park Tour

The Private Balboa Park Tour

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Ride in a luxury vehicle to Balboa Park for a private tour of this National Historic Landmark District of San Diego. Explore the 1,200-acre (485-hectare) cultural icon with your own personal guide and customize your 2-hour itinerary with your choice of sights, including complimentary admission to the Spanish Village Art Center; Botanical Garden, Rose Garden and Cactus Garden; and Timken Art Museum. Pass by numerous museums and hear informative commentary about the park’s history and architecture. Bottled water and snacks are provided.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$199.00
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Downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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This self-guided, self-paced audio walking tour will explore Historic Downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea. This 60-minute tour is designed to keep you on the move while walking at a reasonably slow pace, and still see all of the main sites. You can pause the tour at any time to get a bite to eat or a refreshing drink to quench your thirst. This tour will cover about 15 square blocks of the downtown Carmel to give you a “lay of the land”. You'll explore some of Carmel’s quaint courtyards and passageways and walk by a number of wine rooms, art galleries, restaurants and hotels. You'll also learn about Carmel’s founding fathers, distinctive architecture and storied past and provides numerous photo opportunities. The tour begins and ends at the Carmel Plaza. En route, you'll pass two public restrooms and four ATM’s. So start your tour with the app, put your phone in your pocket, and let us direct you on this adventure of downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea.
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  • 1 hour
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La Jolla: Explore California's Riviera On A Self-Guided Audio Tour

La Jolla: Explore California's Riviera On A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Curious about La Jolla’s backstory then lace-up your sneakers, it’s time to soak in the glory and magnificence of this sun-kissed seaside community by immersing yourself in its story, history and architecture. Take in the feel, allure and romance of this Southern Californian coastal paradise as you stroll the streets of the downtown village of La Jolla with this self-guided GPS tour. You can Tour Freely: stop and start at your leisure. Go back in time to discover fascinating fun facts about La Jolla’s early days. Discover the influence of Ellen Browning Scripps and view historical sites designed by architect Irving Gill. Take in an expansive vista from a tucked-away historic observation deck. See and hear the seals and sea lions barking at the Children’s Pool - pupping season is in Spring! See Dr Seuss original artworks along the way and swing by the La Valencia Hotel, where Hollywood luminaries like Gregory Peck and Dorothy Maguire stayed and have a delicious Whaler drink at the bar.
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour
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$5.40
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Carmel-by-the-Sea: A Self-Guided Audio Tour on a Scenic Path

Carmel-by-the-Sea: A Self-Guided Audio Tour on a Scenic Path

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This self-guided, self-paced GPS audio walking tour will explore Carmel-by-the-Sea’s spectacular Scenic Road. We will walk along the bluff pathway above Carmel Beach and take in the magnificent view of Carmel Bay from Pebble Beach to Carmel Point and Point Lobos.  This tour will begin and end at the historic La Playa Carmel Hotel located at Camino Real and Eighth Avenue. Other attractions include the North Dunes Habitat Restoration Project and the Carmel Beach Overlook. We will also see the home where Clint Eastwood lived while he served as Mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea between 1986 and 1988 and learn more about his connection to Carmel as well as learn about some of Carmel’s distinctive architecture and storied past. 
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
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Private 6 Hr Tour from Anaheim for up to 5 ppl - Choose your Destinations & Time

Private 6 Hr Tour from Anaheim for up to 5 ppl - Choose your Destinations & Time

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Easy access to Los Angeles is a perk of staying in Anaheim, but driving yourself can make exploring the city a hassle. From the Hollywood Walk of Fame to the Santa Monica Pier, you’ll experience Los Angeles highlights on this private tour, with a personal driver to shuttle you between stops. The whole day is customizable, ensuring plenty of time to enjoy the things that interest you most.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$575.00
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The Original Hearst Castle & Paso Robles Wine Country Tour from San Luis Obispo

The Original Hearst Castle & Paso Robles Wine Country Tour from San Luis Obispo

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Make the most of your time on the Central Coast of California with a full-day wine tour from San Luis Obispo that includes a tour of Hearst Castle. Enjoy a guided tour of Hearst Castle, then stop in the charming waterside town of Cambria for shopping and lunch (own expense). In the afternoon, enjoy a scenic drive through Paso Robles wine country, enjoy wine tasting at two boutique wineries, and visit Tin City.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$173.34
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Ghosts of Hollywood: Haunting Stories Exploration Game

Ghosts of Hollywood: Haunting Stories Exploration Game

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Play a city exploration game where you search your surroundings for ways to solve fun challenges and puzzles that reveal amazing places and stories in Hollywood, Los Angeles. There is no guide involved, you just follow an app and play at your own pace. Each challenge will lead you to the next place by providing you with exact directions on screen. As you solve the challenge, the story of that place is unlocked. And the next location is revealed. Highlights: Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, an outdoor escape game, and a treasure hunt. Explore Hollywood’s legendary haunted theatres! Track down your favorite celebrities’ stars on the Walk of Fame! Catch a glimpse of the world-famous Hollywood sign! If you are part of a group, one person can purchase access for everybody by selecting the total number of people. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphones. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own ticket. Join the game!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.73
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