9-Day England City Break in London

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9 days & 8 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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8 nights included
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Immerse yourself in the charm of London on this 9-day city break in England, where cultural delights and exciting experiences await!

Experience the ultimate London city break with this perfectly planned holiday package. This trip includes 8 nights in London at one of the best hotels in the city. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of London or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, this holiday package has got you covered.

The home for your 9-day holiday in London will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown London, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. London offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in London, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best things to see and do in the city. London Eye, Buckingham Palace, and British Museum are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Maximize your holiday experience in London by customizing each day with exciting tours and tickets. Whether you're tracing the footsteps of history through iconic landmarks, savoring the rich flavors of England's traditional cuisine, or uncovering the city's best-kept secrets on guided tours, London promises an adventure tailored to every traveler's passion. With a diverse selection of immersive experiences to choose from, your time in London is sure to be anything but ordinary.

Between sightseeing and activities, you will enjoy plenty of time to wander through London's best shopping streets and markets. Let the unique souvenirs you find serve as fond reminders of your city break in England.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best of London. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your city break and jump straight to enjoying it. Let the experts take care of the details so you can relax and make the most of your time in England.

To make sure the city break is fully tailored to your interests and preferences, you can easily customize each day of your journey. Our intuitive trip planning puts you in control, ensuring that every moment in London reflects your unique travel style.

Book with us to get an expertly curated step-by-step travel itinerary and access to 24/7 personal travel support before, during, and after your city break in London.

The best hotels, flights, activities, and tours in London fill up quickly, so it's advisable to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in London as early as today. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of London, England!

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Hotel, 8 nights
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Destinations

London, England - Panoramic skyline view of Bank and Canary Wharf, central London's leading financial districts with famous skyscrapers at golden hour sunset with blue sky and clouds.London / 8 nights
Photo of Westminster palace (Houses of Parliament) and Big Ben tower, London, UK.City of London
Photo of Westminster palace (Houses of Parliament) and Big Ben, London, UK.Westminster

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Attractions

Photo of beautiful shot of London Eye and River Thames ,London, UK.London Eye
Photo of Buckingham Palace in London, United Kingdom.Buckingham Palace
The British MuseumBritish Museum
Photo of beautiful landscape around Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom.Hyde Park
Trafalgar SquareTrafalgar Square
Photo of Borough Market, London, UK.Borough Market
Madame Tussauds LondonMadame Tussauds London
Photo of Science Museum, London, United Kingdom.Science Museum
St James's ParkSt James's Park
Photo of Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England.Victoria and Albert Museum
Big Ben
Photo of Iconic London Tower Bridge on the Thames River, UK.London Bridge
The National Gallery, Westminster, London, Greater London, England, United KingdomNational Gallery
Photo of Peaceful scenery with fountain in regent's park of London, UK.Regent's Park
Westminster AbbeyWestminster Abbey
Saint Paul's Cathedral, London, England. United Kingdom, Europe.St Paul's Cathedral
Photo of Royal Albert Hall in London, England.Royal Albert Hall
Photo of aerial view of the Shard and London skyline, UK.The Shard
Photo of Kensington palace and gardens, London, UK.Kensington Gardens
Photo of Cannons at the entrance of the Imperial War Museum in London, England.Imperial War Museum London
Photo of Penguins at London zoo, UK.ZSL London Zoo
Photo of Kensington palace and Queen Victoria monument in London, UK.Kensington Palace
Photo of Westminster Abbey viewed from Victoria tower gardens, London, UK.Green Park
SEA LIFE Centre London Aquarium, London Borough of Lambeth, London, Greater London, England, United KingdomSEA LIFE Centre London Aquarium
Photo of the Natural History Museum that is one of the most favorite museum for tourists in London.Natural History Museum
Photo of 'Will Make Tranquil This Realm of Mine'  on the East niche of the beautiful Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park, London, UK.Battersea Park
Leicester SquareLeicester Square
Photo of Original Tate Gallery, now renamed as Tate Britain (from 1897 - National Gallery of British Art). It is part of Tate network of galleries in London, England.Tate Britain
The Sherlock Holmes MuseumThe Sherlock Holmes Museum
Photo of the Marble Arch , London, England.Marble Arch
Natural History Museum of London, United Kingdom.Museum of London
The Dungeons London, London Borough of Lambeth, London, Greater London, England, United KingdomThe London Dungeon
Photo of Leadenhall Market at night in London, UK.Leadenhall Market
Primrose HillPrimrose Hill
Churchill War Rooms, Westminster, London, Greater London, England, United KingdomChurchill War Rooms

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Day 1

Day 1 – London - arrival day

  • London - Arrival day
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  • St James's Park
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of London. You’ll stay in London for 8 nights.

Take the opportunity to see St James's Park. This attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 55,261 visitors.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown London. Check-in at hotels in England normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in London offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

When it’s time to eat, London has restaurants and bars to suit all budgets.

Treat yourself to an extraordinary dining experience at Sketch, The Lecture Room and Library, one of the top Bib Gourmand restaurants in London, holding 3 Michelin stars. Offering a diverse menu focusing on modern french cuisine, Sketch, The Lecture Room and Library has earned praise from numerous satisfied guests.

A local favorite is Hélène Darroze at The Connaught. This exceptional dining experience in London has been awarded 3 Michelin stars. Featuring modern cuisine, this popular Bib Gourmand restaurant is a top choice for both locals and tourists.

Discover the extraordinary dining experience offered by Alex Dilling at Hotel Café Royal in London. Its 2-Michelin star menu is designed to tantalize your taste buds and take you on a culinary adventure. Many previous guests have raved about this Bib Gourmand restaurant, adding to its 2 Michelin-star reputation.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit The Connaught Bar, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, The Connaught Bar has earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 654 customers.

This is the time to raise a toast for your 9-day city break in London! Savor the moment and look forward to immersing yourself in the vibrant culture, stunning sights, and local delicacies of the city for the next few days to come!

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Day 2

Day 2 – London

  • London
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  • British Museum
  • Leicester Square
  • National Gallery
  • Trafalgar Square
  • Borough Market
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Rise and shine for day 2 of your city break in London! Today, delve deeper into the city's offerings, from its iconic landmarks to its hidden gems. With 7 nights remaining, there's ample time to explore and uncover the heart of London.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to The British Museum. This national museum gets 5,906,716 visitors each year and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 148,750 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Leicester Square. This square has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 20,665 reviews.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to The National Gallery. This art museum has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 48,134 visitors. Up to 6,011,007 people visit this place of interest annually.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Trafalgar Square. This square is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 121,847 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Borough Market. This building is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 95,151 visitors.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. England is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities below.

When you’re ready to eat, treat yourself to a nice meal at a top-rated restaurant in the city.

Treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at Burger & Lobster Leicester Square while you’re in London. Famous for its lovely menu and delectable dishes, it has captivated around 4,454 diners, earning it an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Hawksmoor Air Street. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,216 customers.

Savor the memories of an amazing day in London, England!

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Day 3

Day 3 – London

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  • Big Ben
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Churchill War Rooms
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Battersea Park
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Wake up to day 3 of your vacation in London. With 6 nights left, you'll have ample time to explore and savor all London has to offer.

Make Big Ben your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this cultural icon an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 61,373 reviews.

Next up, make a stop at Westminster Abbey. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 40,223 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this anglican or episcopal cathedral every year.

Churchill War Rooms is another attraction you can visit on this day of your vacation. This architectural structure has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 12,700 visitors. Up to 364,583 travelers come to London every year to see Churchill War Rooms with their own eyes.

When you’re finished at Churchill War Rooms, the perfect next stop is Buckingham Palace. This royal palace is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 164,776 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Battersea Park. This park is a top place to visit, with a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 20,181 reviews.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else London has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences London offers and add your favorites to your England travel package below.

Before you know it, it’s time to head out for dinner. Treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in London.

Don't miss out on experiencing Bill's Soho Restaurant, a renowned dining spot in London. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 4,178 satisfied guests.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Hawksmoor Seven Dials, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Hawksmoor Seven Dials has charmed many with its 4.6 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 3,084 happy guests.

Get some rest at your hotel in preparation for another wonderful day in London to come!

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Day 4

Day 4 – London

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  • Madame Tussauds London
  • Marble Arch
  • Hyde Park
  • Kensington Gardens
  • Kensington Palace
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On day 4 of your fun city break in London, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 5 nights left in London.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Madame Tussauds London. This much-appreciated wax museum is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars in 71,843 reviews.

Next up is Marble Arch. This triumphal arch has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 19,117 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Hyde Park. This park has been rated 4.7 out of 5 stars in 126,766 reviews.

Kensington Gardens is another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today. This public garden has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 27,166 reviews.

To continue your sightseeing, head over to Kensington Palace. This palace is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 26,597 reviews. Approximately 383,286 people come to see this attraction every year.

Immerse yourself in the local scene through top-rated tours and activities. You can choose from a wide variety of easy to challenging tours and easily add them to your travel package below.

Exploring the most popular attractions in England can make you lose track of time. Be sure to grab something to eat at one of the best restaurants in London.

Reserve your spot at The Red Lion, Parliament Street, a popular local restaurant in London. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 3,534 satisfied guests.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Cahoots London, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,678 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another amazing day in London, England.

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Day 5

Day 5 – London

  • Westminster
  • London
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  • Tate Britain
  • SEA LIFE Centre London Aquarium
  • The London Dungeon
  • London Eye
  • Imperial War Museum London
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As day 5 dawns in London, embark on another day of exploration and adventure. Discover the city's vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and captivating sights at your own pace. With 4 nights left, the possibilities for discovery are endless.

Start your day with a visit to Tate Britain. This extraordinary art museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 18,659 visitors. Each year, around 1,808,637 people visit this site to learn more about it.

Next, make your way to SEA LIFE Centre London Aquarium. This top attraction is a point of interest with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 24,783 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to The London Dungeon. This sightseeing destination is rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 17,674 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit lastminute.com London Eye. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 171,401 travelers.

Today is also your chance to spend some time at Imperial War Museum. This military museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 27,212 travelers. It’s estimated that 320,542 people visit this fantastic attraction every year.

If you have an appetite for more adventure, check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in London on this day of your trip. You'll find the most recommended ones below.

Exploring can easily make you lose track of time. Make sure to grab something to eat and use this opportunity to learn more about London's food culture.

Book a table at The Ivy, a famous dining establishment in London. This culinary hotspot and its delectable cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,597 satisfied diners.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned The Old Bank of England, a must-visit hotspot in the city of London. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, backed by 2,562 delighted customers.

Wind down and recharge for tomorrow's escapades in London, England. With each day comes new experiences to cherish and enjoy.

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Day 6

Day 6 – London

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  • Natural History Museum
  • Science Museum
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Royal Albert Hall
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Wake up to day 6 of your exciting city break in London. You still have 3 nights left in London, and we recommend that you spend this day relaxing, sightseeing, and dining at the most wonderful places the city has to offer. Here's how you can make the most of today!

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Natural History Museum, a remarkable natural history museum where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 25,385 reviews. Each year, this popular place of interest welcomes approximately 4,105,106 visitors.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Science Museum. This science museum has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 65,368 travelers. Given the site's popularity, it’s easy to understand why more than 2,989,000 people visit it every year.

Victoria and Albert Museum is another must-visit attraction. This renowned museum offers a memorable experience, well worth a stop on your self-guided sightseeing tour. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 55,517 travelers and attracting 3,932,738 annual visitors, it's one of the more popular places to see in the area.

Beyond the above-mentioned sites, you also have the opportunity to visit Royal Albert Hall. This well-loved concert hall boasts a 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 37,841 reviews.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in London.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Rules. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in London boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from around 1,824 visitors.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at The Ship & Shovell, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. The Ship & Shovell boasts an impressive 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,465 customers.

No matter where in London you end up, an amazing evening of relaxation and enjoyment is guaranteed.

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Day 7

Day 7 – London

  • City of London
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  • The Shard
  • London Bridge
  • Leadenhall Market
  • St Paul's Cathedral
  • Museum of London
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Get ready for another exciting day in London on day 7 of your city break! From historical sites to modern attractions, there's something for everyone to enjoy. With 2 nights ahead, make the most of your time and create unforgettable memories in London.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like The Shard. This extraordinary skyscraper has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 38,101 visitors.

Next, make your way to London Bridge. This road bridge is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 49,698 reviews.

While in London, we also recommend a visit to Leadenhall Market. This market hall has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 16,920 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to St. Paul's Cathedral. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 41,715 travelers, this anglican or episcopal cathedral is a highly recommended stop on your sightseeing around London.

Make your way to Museum of London, perhaps the most famous architectural structure in London. This attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 15,331 reviews.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in London, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in London below.

After a full day of exploring, we recommend you try one of the best places to eat in London. Enjoy the local flavors, unwind, and reflect on the day's adventures.

Reserve a table at Berners Tavern, a renowned restaurant in London. This culinary gem and its delectable cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,817 guests.

Many previous guests have raved about this restaurant.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Social Eating House, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Social Eating House has earned an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,280 customers.

As the day draws to a close, bask in the tranquility of London by night. With memories made and adventures ahead, rest well and embrace the journey anew tomorrow.

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Day 8

Day 8 – London

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  • Primrose Hill
  • ZSL London Zoo
  • Regent's Park
  • The Sherlock Holmes Museum
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On day 8 of your city break, you will set out to discover London, including some of the most amazing things to see and do in the city. You’ll stay 1 night in London and enjoy plenty of time for exploring.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Primrose Hill. Previous visitors have rated this area of london an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 13,032 reviews.

ZSL London Zoo is a local recommendation that you also can pay a visit today. This zoo is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 29,428 reviews.

Another attraction you won't want to miss is The Regent's Park. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 44,079 reviews.

The Sherlock Holmes Museum is another outstanding experience in London. Around 18,086 travelers have rated this museum an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in England that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else London has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. This tour allows curious travelers like you to experience the best of the country. You can make the most of your time in England by scrolling down and selecting tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

When it’s time to eat, London has restaurants and bars to suit all budgets.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in The Palomar, a distinguished dining establishment in London. It has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 1,537 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Old Shades. This famous bar in London has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,047 customers.

This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance.

Reflect on the adventures of the day as you unwind in the comfort of your hotel in London. Tomorrow holds new possibilities and discoveries!

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Day 9

Day 9 – London - departure day

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  • Green Park
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Your city break in London is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city. Before you leave, make sure to capture a few last moments to cherish your rejuvenating vacation in England.

Depending on how much time you have to spare on your departure day, you may want to do some last-minute shopping or sightseeing. Downtown London offers excellent shopping opportunities and is the perfect place to browse for souvenirs and gifts to bring home. Take a walk and discover unique items you can purchase to remind you of your city break in London.

If you can catch a later flight today, we recommend visiting some of the attractions you may not yet have had the time to explore. This extra time will let you discover more iconic landmarks and hidden gems in London.

The Green Park is an attraction you could visit on your last day in London. This park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 24,389 visitors.

Before you conclude your city break in London, drop by a top-rated restaurant for your last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the destination's vibrant atmosphere over a delicious meal.

Consider a top-rated restaurant like Smith & Wollensky. This restaurant is rated at an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,343 customers.

As your city break in London draws to a close, cherish the memories you've made. With your travel plans in place, you're all set for a safe journey home. Until next time, take care and safe travels!

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