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Temples of Moche (Huacas del Sol y de la Luna)
Temples of Moche (Huacas del Sol y de la Luna)

Temples of Moche (Huacas del Sol y de la Luna) Tours and Activities

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Across the arid Moche Valley, the two Temples de Moche (Huacas de Moche) are Trujillo’s most important sites remaining of the once powerful Moche Empire. Though still quite imposing, the twin pyramids are weathered and rounded by time and heavy rains and were built around 500 AD, a while seven centuries before the nearby city of Chan Chan.

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Valle de Moche, Moche, Peru
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Full Day Tour Huacas, Chan Chan & Huanchaco - Trujillo

Full Day Tour Huacas, Chan Chan & Huanchaco - Trujillo

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We provide the best Service as a Tour Operators with the benefit of a BACKPACKER budget. Because learning about other cultures shouldn't be expensive!!!
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Tour from Trujillo:Chan Chan, Huanchaco, Sun and Moon Temples, and Dragon Temple

Tour from Trujillo:Chan Chan, Huanchaco, Sun and Moon Temples, and Dragon Temple

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Visit Trujillo’s most significant archeological site on a cultural full-day tour of the area’s most atmospheric and astounding ruins. Explore the sacred structures of the Temples of Moche; feast upon local specialties in the coastal town of Huanchaco; and discover South America’s biggest ancient city at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Chan Chan. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, enrich your historical knowledge of the region on this exciting archeological excursion.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.80
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Full Day Trujillo Huacas Del Sol - Luna Y Chan Chan

Full Day Trujillo Huacas Del Sol - Luna Y Chan Chan

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servicio privado o grupal reducido máximo de 4 personas. Es un recorrido interesante de 7 horas diseñadas para el mejor disfrute de la historia y arqueología en los mejores atractivos en trujillo, donde el guía de turismo le transportará mentalmente a la época de nuestros ancestros en trujillo. Importante nuestro tour empieza temprano para mejor comodidad en cada lugar y tener el tiempo de explicación , fotos y sobre todo estar en tranquilidad en los templos sagrados.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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Customize Cruise Ship Full Day tour - English Guide

Customize Cruise Ship Full Day tour - English Guide

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After working for over two years with different Cruise Ship Lines providing tours, we decided to offer a customize experience that will fit from your arrival time to your departure time (specially made for Cruise Ship travelers) We are able to customize a group or private tour experience including all the main archeological sites accordingly to your available time in our Home town. Because learning about other cultures shouldn't be expensive!!!
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.54
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 The Lord of Sipan Tour (3 Days / 2 Nights) trujillo and Chiclayo

 The Lord of Sipan Tour (3 Days / 2 Nights) trujillo and Chiclayo

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Unique and special service where you are the owner of your tour. Your tour guide will be watching you and will take you to the most relevant and unique places at special times. His guide is specialized in history and archeology.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$600.00
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Private Tour Trujillo: Sightseeing, Museum, Sun & Moon, Chan Chan and Huanchaco.

Private Tour Trujillo: Sightseeing, Museum, Sun & Moon, Chan Chan and Huanchaco.

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Set out from Trujillo on a few-hour tour combining incredible archaeological sites with a trip to a popular beachside village. Your adventure begins with a visit to the Temple of the Dragon, known for its amazingly detailed friezes. Then spend some time exploring Chan Chan, the one-time capital of Peru's Chimú civilization. An expert guide provides details on the history and significance of this intriguing site along the way. Your final stop is Huanchaco, a coastal town known for its caballitos de totora, or fishing boats.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00
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Private Tour Temple of the Moon Tour and Site Museum from Trujillo

Private Tour Temple of the Moon Tour and Site Museum from Trujillo

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Tour Peru's Huacas de Moche or Temples of Moche: two towering ancient temples once belonging to the country's Moche civilization. Your 2.5-hour guided visit from Trujillo begins with an exploration of the archaeological site's Temple of the Sun, a stepped pyramid likely used for business and military, and continues on to the Temple of the Moon, the Moche's spiritual center. Moche artifacts are also on display. Both private and group tours are available.
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  • 3 hours
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$59.30
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$59.30
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Trujillo Full Day

Trujillo Full Day

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This private Trujillo shore excursion is a great way to see top Trujillo sites while you're at port. Visit the pre-Incan Sun and Moon Temples, UNESCO-listed Chan Chan Archaeological Zone, and colonial-era historic center of Trujillo, all without having to worry about timing—your guide picks you up from the dock when you arrive, and takes you back whenever you need to go.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.57
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10 Days North Of Peru

10 Days North Of Peru

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PRIVATE SERVICE PERFORMING LIVING ACTIVITIES, ARCHEOLOGY, NATURE AND ADVENTURE. THE CUSTOMER IS A COMPLETE OWNER OF HIS ITINERARY AND ROUTE.
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$3,794.88
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 Tour Huaca De La Luna - Trujillo

 Tour Huaca De La Luna - Trujillo

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This is a journey full of history and local customs, we will start crossing the fields of cultivation in the Moche countryside, we will arrive at a local family that will welcome us in MOCHE style, the family will teach us their activities and customs in the elaboration of ceramics who use technique and ancient process of the Moche period. We will be in the museum of huacas de moche to see the best ceramic pieces and then enter the huaca de la luna, the main temple of the Moche.
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  • 3 hours
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$138.67
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Tour to The Sun & Moon temples, Dragón temple,Chan Chan, Huanchaco beach & lunch

Tour to The Sun & Moon temples, Dragón temple,Chan Chan, Huanchaco beach & lunch

A transportation service will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the Huaca del Sol, previous stop in a craft workshop of a traditional Moche family. Then, you will head to the ´huacas´ archaeological complex, which includes two large truncated pyramids: the Huaca Las Estrellas, Huaca del Cerro Blanco, the Spider geoglyph and other buildings located in front of Cerro Blanco and near the Moche River. Then you will visit the Rainbow or Dragon ´Huaca´, pyramid of alleged religious, ceremonial and administrative use built with adobe and located near Chan Chan. Then, lunch at a local restaurant and transfer to Chan Chan, the worlds largest and most populous mud city in the north coast, dating between 600 and 700 AD. After visiting the Nik An Palace, you will be driven to Huanchaco, a traditional beach of Trujillo. Then you will be transferred back to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.00
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$95.00
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Private Tour to The Sun & Moon, Dragón, Chan Chan, Huanchaco Beach & Lunch

Private Tour to The Sun & Moon, Dragón, Chan Chan, Huanchaco Beach & Lunch

You will meet a Moche artisan family, whose work maintains the traditions inherited from their ancestors. Then you get panoramic visit to the Huaca del Sol, you will explore the Huaca de la Luna, the one that most impresses with its conservation and study level. Follow your visit to the 'Huaca Dragon' or 'Huaca Arco Iris', belonging to the Chimu culture. It is a prominent religious monument and ceremonial and administrative centre, built with adobe and whose murals are decorated with friezes showing anthropomorphic figures and representing the rainbow. Continue your walk or through Huanchaco, one of Trujillo's most traditional beaches and famous for totora horses. There you will enjoy a delicious lunch with local flavour. Finally, you will arrive at Chan Chan; the impressive mud city declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. Considered the capital of the Chimu culture.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.00
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Tours from Puerto Salaverry

Tours from Puerto Salaverry "Huaca de la Luna and city tour in Trujillo"

Circuit that mixes the history before the Incas and the colony and above all teaches us to value the local culture and learn from their way of life and their religious concept. the precision of knowing architecture, astronomy and astrology. also to know what happened with these cultures and to know the arrival of the Spanish to Peru. Walk in the colonial city of Trujillo and imagine the greatness of these Spanish families in our city.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$287.18
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Full day Huaca de la Luna, Chan Chan and Huanchaco - Trujillo, Peru

Full day Huaca de la Luna, Chan Chan and Huanchaco - Trujillo, Peru

Do not miss the chance to discover an impressive archaeological complex and the largest mud city in the world. Our Huacas del Sol y la Luna tour - Chan Chan - Huanchaco will take you on a journey into the past to discover the secrets of the ancient cultures that once inhabited the region.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$203.08
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Trujillo / Huaraz Private - Shared 5 days

Trujillo / Huaraz Private - Shared 5 days

5 days of adventure and the best story told by experienced guides is these routes of the coast and the Andes of Peru, in the Cordillera Blanca in Huaraz. Travel with the best, as you wish in private or in a group. Live the best experience of your life in the most beautiful landscapes of the Peruvian Andes
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$405.34
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$405.34
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Tour to the Sun and Moon Temples and Huacas de Moche Museum

Tour to the Sun and Moon Temples and Huacas de Moche Museum

Excursion to the south of Trujillo to visit a religious center of the Mochica culture, built in the fifth century. Admire the temples of the Sun and the Moon that constituted the center of the ancient Moche culture, which developed between 100 AD and 900 AD. Both huacas are separated by 500meters, where the urban center that housed the Moche elite is still preserved underground. The archeological complex includes two large pyramids, the Huaca Las Estrellas, Huaca del Cerro Blanco, the Spider geoglyph and other buildings. Also visit the workshop of a traditional artisans Moche family and the Huacas de Moche Museum, which complements the visit of the huacas with its representation of aspects of life, city and environment of the Moche culture.Its collection of ceramics of great beauty and symbolism clearly stand out.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00
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Trujillo 4 days -Astrology and History North of Peru

Trujillo 4 days -Astrology and History North of Peru

We travel the north as if for a better learning of the Peruvian culture and to know something more about the life of a local. Travel and enjoy the oldest places of our ancestors and visit the best of northern trujillo.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$297.44
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3 Day Empires of the North, Mochicas & Chimus (Chiclayo & Trujillo)

3 Day Empires of the North, Mochicas & Chimus (Chiclayo & Trujillo)

Peru may be known for its Inca heritage, but the country was also home to many fascinating pre-Incan peoples. Explore their history and cultures on a guided 3-day archeological tour from Chiclayo to Trujillo. Delve into the ancient worlds of the Sicán, Chimú, and Moche civilizations with visits to Huaca Rajada (1987 excavation site of the Lord of Sipán mummy ) the Valley of the Pryamids, the former Chimú captial of Chan Chan and much more. Choose from a variety of budget-friendly lodgings to further enchance this multi-day trip.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$692.00
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$692.00
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Best shore excursions from salaverry port

Best shore excursions from salaverry port

Excursion for those who wish to have the best day of their life visiting pre-Inca places accompanied by an accredited guide and transportation for their tour. Learn about our culture, people and places of interest not attended by visitors. In this tour you can enjoy tranquility in each place and having enough time for each place, the times in each attraction are variable according to the interest of the tourist. Our excursion is for foreign tourists who love and feel passion for traveling as well as our guides when contacting you.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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$150.00

Best tour full day chan chan & huacas sol y luna

Best tour full day chan chan & huacas sol y luna

Unique experience where you will discover about great pre-Inca cultures forgotten in time, but that dazzle for their work and ornamentation of their temples with clay and color. In our tours you will have the opportunity to enter places that are not common and not traveled by the public. Our experienced local guides will take you back in time to experience our culture.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.00
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Half day Huaca de la Luna and El Sol - Trujillo, Peru

Half day Huaca de la Luna and El Sol - Trujillo, Peru

Our Tour to the Huaca del Sol y la Luna in the Moche Valley takes you to know the fascinating Mochica world. Explore with our local guide the inside of the pyramid of the moon and admire its mysterious friezes. Meet Aia-Paec, the enigmatic God Moche, also known as the decapitador. Additionally, we visited a pottery workshop, where Moche descendants make faithful copies of ancient pottery.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.08
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$83.08
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Huaca del Sol and La Luna + Chan Chan + Huanchaco

Huaca del Sol and La Luna + Chan Chan + Huanchaco

You will meet 2 great pre-Inca cultures. Moche Culture and Chimu Culture. Both developed in different periods and left a great cultural legacy to society.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.00
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$22.00

Tour 7 Days Northern Peru

Tour 7 Days Northern Peru

Know the most beautiful landscapes in the north of Peru and especially discover places of tranquility, few tourists where you almost own the tourist attractions for better enjoyment and photos. He also appreciates the culture of the north with great development in art, architecture, agriculture, etc. before the Inca development. private service where you decide your stops and places to meet with total freedom.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$6,400.00
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$6,400.00
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Private Tour to the Sun and Moon Temples and Huacas de Moche Museum

Private Tour to the Sun and Moon Temples and Huacas de Moche Museum

Excursion to the south of Trujillo to visit a religious center of the Mochica culture, built in the fifth century. Admire the temples of the Sun and the Moon that constituted the center of the ancient Moche culture, which developed between 100 AD and 900 AD. Both huacas are separated by 500meters, where the urban center that housed the Moche elite is still preserved underground. The archeological complex includes two large pyramids, the Huaca Las Estrellas, Huaca del Cerro Blanco, the Spider geoglyph and other buildings. Also visit the workshop of a traditional artisans Moche family and the Huacas de Moche Museum, which complements the visit of the huacas with its representation of aspects of life, city and environment of the Moche culture.Its collection of ceramics of great beauty and symbolism clearly stand out.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$160.00
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$160.00
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What are Temples of Moche (Huacas del Sol y de la Luna) hours of operation?
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Temples of Moche (Huacas del Sol y de la Luna) hours of operation: Daily 9am-4pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. 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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Should I book Temples of Moche (Huacas del Sol y de la Luna) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Temples of Moche (Huacas del Sol y de la Luna) 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 Temples of Moche (Huacas del Sol y de la Luna) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Temples of Moche (Huacas del Sol y de la Luna) costs USD 20.00. Guided Temples of Moche (Huacas del Sol y de la Luna) tours start around USD 20.00 per person.
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