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Gangaramaya Temple Tours and Activities

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Situated near Beira Lake in central Colombo, Gangaramaya Temple is one of the city’s largest and oldest Buddhist temple copmlexes. Established in 1885 and composed of pagodas, courtyards, and shrines, it’s best-known for its beautiful lake temple (Seema Malaka), which stands on stone pillars above the waters and is reached via a walkway.

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61 Sri Jinarathana Rd, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 00200
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Colombo Tuk Tuk Safari

Colombo Tuk Tuk Safari

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Combine food tastings with sightseeing on a private 4-hour evening tour of Colombo by tuk-tuk. Climb into a comfortable, customized tuk-tuk with a private driver-guide, and delve into Colombo’s bustling streets to enjoy the sights, culinary delights, and city lights. Ride by famous landmarks, explore the hottest entertainment spots, and make food stops to sample local staples and snacks. Enjoy the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks stowed inside your tuk-tuk cooler as you explore.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$76.80
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$76.80
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Colombo Tuk Tuk Adventure

Colombo Tuk Tuk Adventure

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Explore the capital of Sri Lanka on this tuk tuk tour that includes a private guide. Enjoy a completely customized itinerary that focuses on the things that interest you, accompanied by insightful guided commentary. This option is a great overview for first-time visitors or those short on time.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.00
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$56.00
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Night Cycling from Colombo

Night Cycling from Colombo

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Explore Colombo’s historical streets on two wheels on this private evening cycle tour. Pedal around illuminated squares, landmarks, and parks in the quieter atmosphere of dusk while learning about their history. View Independence Square and Gangaramaya Temple, check out lesser-known colonial-era sights, and visit Galle Face Green, the seafront green originally created by the island's Dutch rulers. Light snacks and refreshments, plus full cycling equipment included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$93.87
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$93.87
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Morning Cycling in Colombo

Morning Cycling in Colombo

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With its wide flat avenues and sea breezes, Colombo is a fun city to explore by bicycle. With this private tour through the city, you'll get a chance to visit many of the city's prettiest attractions, including the Galle Face Green, Arcade Independence Square, and the Town Hall, with plenty of time to stop and take photos along the way. 
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.00
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$56.00
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Private Half-Day Colombo City Tour

Private Half-Day Colombo City Tour

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Learn about the history and culture of Colombo, Sri Lanka's capital city, on this half-day private tour. Visit key landmarks including the Old Parliament building, Vihara Buddhist Temple, and St Lucia's Cathedral to learn more about the unique history and culture of Sri Lanka. Enjoy personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this private tour, including private hotel transportation, for just you and your party.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00
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Shore Excursion Colombo City Tour

Shore Excursion Colombo City Tour

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Exploring Colombo independently and the risk of getting lost or delayed. Make things easy with a private shore excursion that whisks you around the sights smoothly and comfortably. Travel by Shared Bus/Coach, visit top sights such as the Seema Malakaya Temple,shop for souvenirs and handicrafts emporiums and hear tales of local life from your guide that you'd miss if alone. • Explore Colombo with ease on a Shore Excursion from the Cruise Port. • Forget cabs or buses,sightseeing stress-free by air-conditioned vehicle • See the sights, shop at markets, and hear about local life and history
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  • 4 hours
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$35.00
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$35.00

Cruise Ship Shore Excursions - Colombo Port - Colombo City Tour

Cruise Ship Shore Excursions - Colombo Port - Colombo City Tour

Why Travel with us • Largest Luxury Vehicle Fleet in Sri Lanka • Well Trained & Help Full Reservation Staff • Reasonable Rates with Best Service • All Drivers are well Experienced in Driving & Sri Lanka Roads • 100% Trusted Transport Provider • Break Down Replacements in around the Sri Lanka • Manage your Time • No Extra Charges for Pickup • No Any Hidden Charges All Vehicles are new & well Conditioned Vehicles. All drivers & Assistants are well trained. Our Drivers are well friendly, Informative & Well Experienced. There are Well Maintain Speed Limits
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$81.07
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$81.07
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Colombo Tuk Tuk Safari from Colombo Port

Colombo Tuk Tuk Safari from Colombo Port

(SKU: LK81IR0500) This 4-hour private tour takes you to some of the most popular seasonal destinations in the capital of Sri Lanka. Get a 360-degree view of Colombo while traveling in a modified tuk-tuk. Ride past famous monuments in the city, and complete an entertaining evening with all the best sights and lights of Colombo
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.00
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$84.00
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4 Days Private Vehicle With Driver in Sri lanka

4 Days Private Vehicle With Driver in Sri lanka

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Explore Sri Lanka at your own pace with this 4-day private car and driver package. Work together with your driver to determine an itinerary focused on the places you'd like to visit; you can spend your time however you like. Enjoy the scenery and relaxing on the journey while leaving the driving to an expert.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$168.00
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$168.00
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Colombo City Day Tour

Colombo City Day Tour

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Enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Colombo, the bustling capital of Sri Lanka. An informative guide takes you to major highlights such as the ocean-facing urban park of Galle Face Green; the Buddhist temples of Kelaniya, Gangaramaya and Seema Malaka; and the War Memorial, Independence Square and more. End your tour with some bargain hunting on a shopping excursion.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Rediscover Colombo

Rediscover Colombo

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Rediscover-Colombo is a personalized city experience through the old city of Colombo, an unforgettable experience with your host as you drive & walk through the picturesque streets of Colombo and the mayhem of Pettah. It has been over 9 years now, since Chan, the boy behind Rediscover-Colombo, started to share his experience and knowledge enabling guests to spend a day or an evening in beautiful colonial Colombo. Continuous research goes into the areas you will visit and we truly believe that we learn something new every day. When contacting us via phone or email, you will either speak with Chan or his partner Nish as we are a company that feel personalization is key, hence we have just three others Lakshan, Ishan & Ruvini who work with us.
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  • 1 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.00
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Sri Lanka Tour Package in 05 Nights 06 Days

Sri Lanka Tour Package in 05 Nights 06 Days

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Sri Lanka Tour Package in 05 Nights 06 Days has been specially designed reveal an insight to the Natural Beauty and Adventure of Sri Lanka. It comes with an option for customization of any location. The beautiful island nation has everything a tourist would expect while holidaying with your loved ones. This is specially designed for nature lovers, and adventure loving peoples which covers most visited tourist attractions in Sri Lanka. WHAT IS INCLUDED IN SRI LANKA TOUR PACKAGE IN 05 NIGHTS 06 DAYS • Star Class Hotel Accommodation as per the selected plan. • International Buffet Breakfast and Dinner. • All government taxes. • Airport pickup and drop off. • Air conditioned luxury vehicle with Passenger insurance. • Toll fees and highway charges • Driver meals, accommodations. • English Speaking chauffeur driver. • Special arrangement for Honeymooners. ** Customization can be done as per the request. Speak to us for more details.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$432.00
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$432.00
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Colombo Sightseeing and Shopping Private Tour Including Lunch

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Colombo Sightseeing and Shopping Private Tour Including Lunch

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Spend the full day enjoying personalized attention while you sightsee, shop, and eat a Sri Lankan lunch. Stops can include Independence Square, Galle Face Green, and the Gangaramaya Temple before spending some free time shopping for souvenirs. A traditional Sri Lankan lunch at a local restaurant is included. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
$75.00
$15.00 savings
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$15.00 savings
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2 Days Private Vehicle With Driver in Sri Lanka

2 Days Private Vehicle With Driver in Sri Lanka

Book a private car and driver for your completely customized tour of Sri Lanka, departing from and returning to Colombo. You can work together with your driver to determine where you'd like to visit; your guide will provide in-depth commentary on the sights as you travel.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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$80.00
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03 Nights in Amazing Sri Lanka

03 Nights in Amazing Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka is ranked as the best destination in the world to travel. It's full of natural beautify, wild life, rich cultures and traditions etc. Lush green surroundings, Historical places, beautiful landscaping, amazing view points and beautiful beaches are some of them. We have packed most of the important attractions in Sri Lanka just for 04 days and organized in the best way to explore. Transport will be provided by an air conditioned car in very good condition and a good English speaking chauffeur will be available through out your stay in Sri Lanka. Over 10 years of industry experience we have gained will be the definite
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$290.00
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$290.00

Rustic Food Tour Colombo

Rustic Food Tour Colombo

Colombo has long been a culinary capital & the most culturally diverse city in Sri Lanka. From Plant foodies to meat eaters have a wealth of options in the City—including gourmet eats, street foods, traditional Sri Lankan foods, Sri Lankan immigrant foods, short eats and vegan & vegetarian foods. With Colombo food tour, you will experience Colombo`s food options that are as diverse as Colombo itself, Our Colombo food tour is designed like a crash course for you to learn Sri Lankan cuisine, culture & history. We let you discover how Colombo has been built layer upon layer of cultural interactions in the history of 1500 years and how it enjoyed its diverse trade network from east to west in the economic belt of the silk route while having mouth-watering eats. Walk along the Local Markets and taste the various food types and open up your taste buds for some local street foods !
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Colombo City Tour -Experience Colombo Like a Local

Colombo City Tour -Experience Colombo Like a Local

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Let's Explore Colombo Like a Local! Isn't it sound amazing??? Join our Colombo city tour and experience unique and most amazing moments. Our experienced tour guide will take you through the most amazing sights that you could enjoy in the heart of the commercial hub in Sri Lanka.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.67
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Capture amazing photos with guided Colombo city tour

Capture amazing photos with guided Colombo city tour

I am a professional photographer who photograph for a leading fashion and life style magazine in Sri Lanka. As a national tourist guide lecturer I have government licence to accommodate tourist to any part of Sri Lanka including world heritages sites. I am knowledgeable in almost all tourist attractions in Sri Lanka. Hence you will receive not only beautiful moments freezed as photos; but in depth information about Sri Lanka.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.54
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Private Half-Day Colombo City Tour

Private Half-Day Colombo City Tour

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This is the ideal choice for first-time visitors looking to cover Colombo’s main attractions in under a day. Save time planning an itinerary and bartering with cabs; and relax as a driver-guide and private air-conditioned vehicle take you around the signature sights. Admire the Independence Memorial Hall and Beira Lake Seema Malakaya Temple; see worshippers at the Gangaramaya Temple, and learn about Colombo’s history and culture from your guide’s commentary.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
Price varies by group size
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Shore Excursion from Port Terminal : Colombo City Famous Landmarks

Shore Excursion from Port Terminal : Colombo City Famous Landmarks

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Go on a comfortable and in-depth exploration of Colombo from your cruise ship on this shore excursion tour. Depart from the port in an air-conditioned vehicle with a driver and learn about the history of the city. Spot many of the city’s highlights, including the National Museum, Old Parliament, Independence Memorial Arcade, Beire Lake, and more.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.67
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Food tasting and History Tour to Colonial Monuments in and around Colombo

Food tasting and History Tour to Colonial Monuments in and around Colombo

A tour where Food Tasting and History of independence comes together. The tour covers Colombo in full ! You will taste all sorts of street food, and have dinner with a local experience, but at a selected place ensuring decent standards. Street foods are naturally spicy and come in small portions to try, but I ensure dinner to be edible by anyone and a standard portion. You will listen to the story of independance while visiting the places in the chronological order. I use maps and diagrans to explain the places which are related to our story. Visitors of any age can join this, and Im flexible to adjust depending on their specific requirements. (Ex. if you do not wish to have street food, lets replace that with some traditional dessert). You may take photographs as much as you want.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00

Shore Excursion Colombo City Tour Highlights

Shore Excursion Colombo City Tour Highlights

Exploring Colombo independently and the risk of getting lost or delayed. Make things easy with a private shore excursion that whisks you around the sights smoothly and comfortably. Travel by private vehicle, visit top sights such as the Seema Malakaya Temple, shop for souvenirs at handicrafts emporiums and hear tales of local life from your driver that you'd miss if alone. • Explore Colombo with ease on a private shore excursion from the cruise port or your hotel in Colombo • Forget cabs or buses,sightseeing stress-free by private air-conditioned car • See the sights, shop at markets, and hear about local life and history
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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$45.00
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"THE ORIGINALS" Tuk Tuk Safari Sri lanka, the first and the best on the Island !

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We go to places that near all other tour operator will not ! We look to visit the heart of the country going to the real rustic and local sri lankan hot spots!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.87
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Colombo Shore excursion - Experts In Handling Shore Excursions In Sri Lanka

Colombo Shore excursion - Experts In Handling Shore Excursions In Sri Lanka

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We are organizing day excursions & overnight tours for passengers arriving at the Colombo / Galle / Trinco / Hambantota ports. Our customized tours are designed to see the highlights in our enchanted island during the short stay. 04 - 05 Hours, Colombo Sightseeing Tour Discover the best of Colombo on a half-day Colombo sightseeing tour with an expert guide. Traveling by comfortable in an air-conditioned luxury car coach or minivan, take in Colombo. During this half day tour, learn about Sri Lanka’s capital city, visiting its most popular attractions. This family friendly tour is highly recommended for cruise passengers. This tour is tailored to showcase different places of Colombo, from traditional to unconventional attractions, to discover the life lived by everyday Sri Lankans.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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