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Here are the top 44 places to visit in Rishikesh

1. Adventure Activities in Rishikesh

Adventure Activities in Rishikesh

3.6

6 kms
from city center

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1 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Rishikesh is also a brilliant spot for white water rafting. Other adventure activities include mountain biking, canyoning and even bungee jumping. However, the rates and availability differ from season to season.

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2. Lakshman Jhula

Lakshman Jhula

4.5

7 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Rishikesh

The Lakshman Jhula is a famous hanging bridge across the river Ganga that connects two villages, Tapovan in the Tehri Garhwal district and Jonk in the Pauri Garhwal district. Located 5 kilometres to the northeast of the town Rishikesh in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, the entire bridge is made up ...

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3. Neelkantha Mahadeva Temple

Neelkantha Mahadeva Temple

3.8

7 kms
from city center

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3 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Shiva as Neelkanth is his another name. This temple is located around 7km from Swarg Ashram and the route is a 3 hour long walk along a forest path.

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4. Geeta Bhawan

Geeta Bhawan

3.6

6 kms
from city center

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4 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Gita Bhavan is located on the banks of River Ganga. This place has over 1000 rooms to offer free of cost to the visitors. Various 'Satsang' Programs are also organized during summers.

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5. Rafting in Rishikesh

Rafting in Rishikesh

4.0

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Blend into the ambience of the beautiful Ganga decorated by the spirit and energy of your fellow rafters. Beach camp at night and sip your favourite drink and eat your favourite snacks by the beach, explore the woods if you want to. And in the morning, wake up to exotic and refreshing views as you g...

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6. Triveni Ghat

Triveni Ghat

4.4

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Triveni Ghat is a confluence of three holy significant rivers of India, namely, the Ganges, the Yamuna and the Saraswathi. It is one of the most revered sacred bathing spots in Rishikesh, situated on the banks of the Ganges river. It is a sacred belief amongst the locals that all those who take a di...

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7. Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh

Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh

4.0

13 kms
from city center

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7 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

If you are an adventure seeking soul, then Rishikesh offers you one of the best professionally managed bungee jumping in India. With an impeccable safety record, their operation and equipments are very safe. The bungee jumping spot is situated about 20 kms from main city and proves to be a most thri...

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8. Kaudiyala

Kaudiyala

3.3

22 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Rishikesh

At 380 m high, Kaudiyala is a popular rock climbing destination surrounded by dense forests. It also offers white river rafting tracks, and the sports is organized by the camping facilities around the place.

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9. Jadh Ganga Trek

Jadh Ganga Trek

3.5

42 kms
from city center

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9 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Since past many years, the region and the trail has been able to maintain its raw beauty accompanied by virginity and tranquility of the place. The gushing streams, pristine glaciers and splendid landscape adds charm to the beauty of this already beautiful place.

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10. Bharat Mandir

Bharat Mandir

3.4

2 kms
from city center

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10 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Founded by Adiguru Shankaracharya in 12th century, the shrine houses Lord Vishnu carved out of a single piece of Saligram. The inner canopy of the temple contains Shree Yanthra.

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11. Kuari Pass

Kuari Pass

3.5

131 kms
from city center

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11 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

The alpine meadow of Kuari Pass has been attracting backpackers from around the globe for decades. Being in close proximity to Nanda Devi biosphere, Kuari Pass is at the center of the most remarkable regions of Garhwal known for its unique wild grandeur.

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12. Piran Kaliyar Sharif

Piran Kaliyar Sharif

3.5

37 kms
from city center

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12 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

The resting place of the Sufi saint Alauddin Ali Ahmed Sabir, Piran Kaliyar Sharif is a famous dargah located in Kaliyari village near Haridwar

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13. Sivananda Ashram

Sivananda Ashram

3.8

74 kms
from city center

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13 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Founded by Swami Shivananda in 1932, the ashram founded and supports many charitable institutions such as Yoga-Vedanta Forest Academy, Sivananda Eye Hospital and Sivananda Ayurvedic Pharmacy.

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14. Swami Dayananda Ashram

Swami Dayananda Ashram

14 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Situated near Purani Jhadi in Rishikesh, Swami Dayanand Ashram was established in 1960s by Swami Dayanand Saraswati. The centre facilitates yoga and meditation practices and a tiny temple in the complex is meant to offer pooja. The massive yoga hall provides umpteen courses on yoga and meditation.

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15. Ganga Aarti

Ganga Aarti

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Ganga arti in Rishikesh is unlike any other arti ritual held to worship the holy Ganges. These artis are usually attended by a number of devotees and tourists. The rituals are authentic and provide a highly soulful and peaceful experience. Those seeking a divine escape are often drawn to these ritua...

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16. Parmarth Niketan Ashram

Parmarth Niketan Ashram

6 kms
from city center

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16 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Parmarth Niketan Ashram is a spiritual haven and an abode dedicated to the welfare of all living beings. The Ashram is located on the foothills of the Himalayas along the banks of the holy Ganges and provides facilities to help pilgrims attain their spiritual goals by making their journey a memorabl...

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17. The Beatles Ashram

The Beatles Ashram

5 kms
from city center

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17 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Initially known as Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram, the Beatles Ashram was named so after the Beatles visited the ashram in 1968 to get trained on the advanced techniques of Transcendental Meditation. The ashram is now an eco-friendly tourist attraction located in the Rajaji National Park and offers a ...

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18. Shivpuri

Shivpuri

13 kms
from city center

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18 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Shivpuri is a picturesque town located on the foothills of the Himalayas. It has a thrilling rafting stretch amidst beautiful natural surroundings and is, therefore, famous for River Rafting. The town is often referred to as the River Rafting destination in India. It also has a number of camps that ...

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19. Ram Jhula

Ram Jhula

6 kms
from city center

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19 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

An iconic landmark, Ram Jhula, built in 1986, is a suspension bridge that runs across the sacred River Ganga connecting Shivananda Nagar to Swargashram. The bridge spans 750 feet and is a splendid work of engineering that connects the religious ashrams situated on both sides of the river and offers ...

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20. Yoga Centres

Yoga Centres

6 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Rishikesh is a major hub of Yoga Centres in India. The serene location so close to nature, the unpolluted air, its highly religious & spiritual significance and a good number of Yoga institutes ensure a soulful and a healthy vacation away from the chaotic, fast-paced, stressful lives. It is a pe...

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21. Neer Garh Waterfall

Neer Garh Waterfall

10 kms
from city center

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21 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Neer Garh Waterfall is a beautiful narrow stream of cool water cascading down a rocky terrain in the midst of a dense green forest. It requires trekking a distance of about a kilometre through the forest and down a cliff to reach the waterfall. The trail is exciting and a perfect activity to do befo...

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22. Swarg Ashram

Swarg Ashram

5 kms
from city center

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22 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Swarg Ashram is a spiritual abode built in the memory of Swami Vishudhanand who was fondly known as Kali Kamli Wala as he was always seen wearing a black coloured blanket. Located in the lap of nature, along the banks of the majestic and holy Ganges, the ashram is a famous yoga and meditation centre...

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23. Rishi Kund

Rishi Kund

0 kms
from city center

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23 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Rishi Kund is a natural hot spring pond which is considered as a sacred water body in the town. The pond is believed to be filled with water only after a sage was blessed by River Yamuna. Locals also believe that Lord Rama had bathed in the kund during his exile and that the rivers, Ganges and Yamun...

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24. Jumpin Heights

Jumpin Heights

13 kms
from city center

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24 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Jumpin Heights is a famous extreme adventure zone in Rishikesh perfect attraction for adventure freaks seeking to get their adrenalin pumping. Bungee Jumping, Flying Fox and Giant Swing are some of the adventure activities that one can go for in the midst of clean, fresh air and serene lush greenery...

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25. Cooking Classes

Cooking Classes

7 kms
from city center

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25 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Enrolling in Cooking Classes in Rishikesh is the best way to learn and master the art of Indian cuisine. These classes are extensive and provide knowledge about the variety of Indian spices and its use. Most of these classes specialise in authentic vegetarian dishes made with fresh produce sourced f...

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26. Spa & Wellness

Spa & Wellness

8 kms
from city center

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26 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Spa & Wellness centres in Rishikesh offer a variety of therapies including rejuvenation and relaxation treatments. The centres offer extensive treatments and massages with the help of traditional Ayurveda and Yoga along with other spiritual stress-relieving activities. Enrolling for one of the t...

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27. Muni ki Reti

Muni ki Reti

5 kms
from city center

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27 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Muni ki Reti is a religiously important pilgrim centre near Rishikesh considered as the gateway for the pilgrimage of Char Dham. It, therefore, has a number of ashrams providing basic facilities for the pilgrims to help them on their spiritual journey. Muni ki Reti literally means the 'sand of the s...

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28. Vashista Gufa

Vashista Gufa

16 kms
from city center

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28 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Vashishta Gufa is an ancient cave where the human son of Lord Brahma, Sage Vashishta meditated. A legend states that the sage was extremely depressed after losing all his children and decided to commit suicide, but River Ganga didn?t allow him to die. He, therefore, decided to stay and meditate in t...

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29. Anand Prakash Ashram

Anand Prakash Ashram

7 kms
from city center

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29 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Anand Prakash Ashram is a perfect sanctuary for spiritual seekers that functions on holistic, non-sectarian teachings, also known as Akhanda Yoga. The ashram was co-founded in 2007 by Yogrishi Vishvketu and provides necessary facilities, healthy environment and appropriate guidance to nourish the bo...

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30. Andhra Ashram

Andhra Ashram

4 kms
from city center

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30 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Andhra Ashram is a unique ashram managed and run by a bunch of South Indians in Rishikesh. It was established in 1930 and founded by Shree Sachchidananda Saraswathi. The sanctuary houses Sree Chandramouleshwara and Sree Venkateswaravari Temples and a number of south Indian festivals are celebrated a...

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31. Himalayan Yog Ashram

Himalayan Yog Ashram

7 kms
from city center

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31 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Himalayan Yog Ashram is a centre for Himalayan Yoga Training and holistic healing through Ayurveda in the midst of serene, unpolluted surroundings. Several spiritual seekers have commenced their spiritual journey through their programs and practice the routine under the expert guidance of Yogi Ram w...

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32. Madhuban Ashram

Madhuban Ashram

5 kms
from city center

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32 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Madhuban Ashram offers budget stay options along with a Yoga centre, a Health Centre and a Restaurant in Muni Ki Reti. The Ashram ensures the pilgrims are comfortable and have a peaceful time while they commence their spiritual journeys in the picturesque location, which is also considered to be the...

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33. Nirmal Ashram

Nirmal Ashram

4 kms
from city center

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33 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Nirmal Ashram was founded in 1903 by Mahant Buddha Singh Ji Maharaj. It is a charitable institution and a spiritual destination perfect for those seeking a spiritual break. The ashram runs two schools, an Eye Institute and a Hospital. They also conduct regular spiritual tours and programs for the pi...

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34. Phool Chatti Ashram

Phool Chatti Ashram

11 kms
from city center

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34 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Phool Chatti Ashram is a century-old ashram located on the banks of the holy Ganges and surrounded by the magnificent Himalayan mountain ranges. It is located on the pilgrimage route and offers pilgrims a safe and spiritual environment to stop by. It was founded by Shree Devi Dayal Ji Maharaj, and t...

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35. Osho Ganga Ashram

Osho Ganga Ashram

9 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Rishikesh

The only place to learn Osho Active Meditation in Rishikesh, Osho Ganga Ashram is a spiritual sanctuary for those seeking to nourish and tune their body, mind and soul. The ashram has workshops and extensive programs that teach stress relieving and relaxation techniques through meditation, massages,...

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36. Sadhaka Grama Ashram

Sadhaka Grama Ashram

2 kms
from city center

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36 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Sadhaka Grama Ashram is a non-profit ashram founded in 2002 by Swami Veda Bharati and it functions on the teachings of a master from the Himalayas, Swami Rama. It is the headquarters of the International Association of Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Societies. The quaint little ashram specialises in ...

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37. Vanprastha Ashram

Vanprastha Ashram

5 kms
from city center

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37 out of 44
Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Located in the complex of the Swarg Ashram, Vanprastha Ashram is a quiet little spiritual escape that was founded by Baba Kali Kamli Wale. The ashram provides accommodation with modern amenities for a comfortable stay along with spiritual activities to calm the troubled soul. The ashram has a beauti...

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38. Virbhadra Temple

Virbhadra Temple

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Virbhadra Temple is a 1300-year-old temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in his fierce avatar which he took when his wife Goddess Sati, jumped into a burning yagya kund, to immolate herself because they were dishonoured by her father Daksha Prajapati, when he didn?t invite them for the yagya. The festival...

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39. Camping

Camping

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Places To Visit in Rishikesh

The opulence of the majestic Himalayas, the clear waters of the Ganges and the mesmerising beauty of the adjoining forests make Rishikesh the ideal spot for adventure sports like camping and rafting. The hill-town brings to you the world class camping experience with umpteen camping and rafting serv...

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40. Omkarananda Ashram

Omkarananda Ashram

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Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Omkarananda Ashram is a spiritual centre located at Muni ki Reti on the banks of river Ganges. The ashram helps its devotees attain peace, solace and tranquility through yoga, meditation, spiritual talks and aartis. The most popular exercise here is Iyengar Yoga. It also has branches spread out as s...

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41. Kunjapuri Devi Temple

Kunjapuri Devi Temple

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Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Perched atop the Kunjapuri hill, Kunjapuri Devi temple is a revered Hindu place of worship dedicated to Goddess Parvathi. Besides being one of the fifty two Shaktipeeth in Uttarakhand, the shrine is popular for its mesmerising locale which offers a beautiful panoramic view of the Shivalik range and ...

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42. Tera Manzil Temple

Tera Manzil Temple

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Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Trimbakeshwar Temple or Tera Manzil Temple is the thirteen storey temple situated on the banks of river Ganges in Rishikesh. Located right opposite the Lakshman Jhula, the temple enshrine several deities under one roof. Popular for its striking architecture, the temple also offers panoramic landscap...

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43. Byasi

Byasi

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Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Located at 30 kms from Rishikesh, Byasi is a tiny village on the banks of river Ganges in Uttarakhand. The quaint little village popular for water sports and adventure tourism owing to the demography of the region, dirty white sands to laze and camp and the favourable flow of the river which facilit...

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44. Raghunath Temple

Raghunath Temple

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Places To Visit in Rishikesh

Raghunath Temple is a revered Hindu temple situated near the Triveni Ghat in the heart of Rishikesh city in Uttarakhand. Dedicated to Lord Rama and his wife Mata Sita, the shrine holds significant religious importance. The temple premises also house a tiny pond (kund) which is known as Rishikund.

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