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A world-class craft workshop that follows Kyoto craftsmen in townhouses

A world-class craft workshop that follows Kyoto craftsmen in townhouses

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It is one of the few workshops in modern times where you can learn at a craftsmanship shop. The venue for the experience in front of the temple famous for Zen in Kyoto, Daitokuji, is located in the same site. “Separation”, where the workshop is held, is a renovation of an old Kyoto building (Kyomachiya) about 100 years ago. In addition, there are works of contemporary artists from Japan and abroad, You can enjoy a space where you can enjoy tradition and art. The items we make are cute items made by “knobwork” born in the Edo period. The design is 3 patterns. In addition, the metal fittings are 3 patterns: clip, bag, and bag charm. In addition to the standard 8 colors, there are two seasonal colors that can be selected from 10 light silks. Only one in the world with infinite combinations. Enjoy your favorite thumbwork! Kinkakuji Temple is 10 minutes by bus before and after the experience. It is also recommended that you stop by Zengu Shrine or Daitokuji Temple, where you can enjoy a beautiful stone garden, or Imamiya Shrine, which has the oldest Japanese tea house (cafe) born more than 1000 years ago! This area is also attractive for its calm atmosphere, so please enjoy it slowly. * Private activities (charters) are also available for those who wish.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.78
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$28.78

Japanese Calligraphy Private Class in the center of Kyoto

Japanese Calligraphy Private Class in the center of Kyoto

As for Japanese words or a phrase for your writing on this occasion, we have a lot of kinds in kanji character in advance for your reference so that you may choose anyone from them that you want to have a try to! Of course,you can take it away your own calligraphy to your home in arranged and covered with beautiful Japanese traditional paper! If you already have your favorite words in mind that you wish to do with, you can also have a chance for it. (*Please contact us before you get to our place)
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.46
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$55.46
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Japanese Origami (Paper Folding) Workshop Kyoto MAIKOYA

Japanese Origami (Paper Folding) Workshop Kyoto MAIKOYA

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*Create fantastic memories of your trip to Japan *Opportunities for taking photographs will be highlighted throughout *Special experience of Japanese culture *Enjoyable experience with children *Learning about the history of Japanese culture
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.57
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$39.57
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Cultural Immersion & Childcare (Kyoto with Kids Club - Family Experience Japan)

Cultural Immersion & Childcare (Kyoto with Kids Club - Family Experience Japan)

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Your child will get to experience different Japanese cultural activities during their time with us. Our friendly, English speaking staff will take care of your child. While your kids are with us, parents can enjoy sightseeing in a more relaxed manner. Local kids may join sometimes! Your kids can make friends with local kids and enjoy playing with kids from Japan. We have a morning class and an afternoon class. You can choose one or both!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$184.65
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$184.65
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Sekka Shibori Scarf Class | Located a 3-minute walk from Nijo castle

Sekka Shibori Scarf Class | Located a 3-minute walk from Nijo castle

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Take a deep dive into the art of traditional Japanese handcrafts at the Kyoto Shibori Museum by learning how to dye silk scarf using the sekka shibori method. At the end of your private class you'll have a beautiful scarf to serve as a souvenir of your trip to Kyoto.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.17
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$35.17

Wear a Samurai Armor in a Samurai Studio Kyoto

Wear a Samurai Armor in a Samurai Studio Kyoto

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Immerse yourself into the world of Samurai warriors on this fascinating experience. Avoid long visitor lines by having entrance tickets to the Samurai and Ninja Museum included. You’ll see authentic Samurai armor and historical artifacts that you wouldn’t be able to see anywhere else in the world. A highlight is trying on traditional Samurai armor and posing for photos which will get emailed to you.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.51
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$105.51

Samurai Sword Experience Tameshigiri at Samurai and Ninja Museum Kyoto

Samurai Sword Experience Tameshigiri at Samurai and Ninja Museum Kyoto

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There are many samurai-themed attractions in Kyoto but this tour lets you feel like a real samurai. Wear traditional clothing or armor and use a real samurai sword to cut tatami mats—a traditional way of testing sharpness and swordmanship.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.14
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$79.14

Electric Potter's Wheel Experience in Kyoto: Make Your Own Souvenir

Electric Potter's Wheel Experience in Kyoto: Make Your Own Souvenir

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Kyoto is known for its ancient traditions and magnificent craftsmanship, and on this experience, you’ll learn the basics of pottery from highly skilled pottery artists. You won’t have to worry about bringing anything with you as all materials and equipment are provided. If you’ve never tried pottery before, you’ll be put at ease, as your instructor will demonstrate, then assist you in your own pottery experience. Choose what object you make, pick custom glazes, and you can even choose to have your pottery delivered to you.
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  • 30 minutes
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$33.41
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$33.41

Samurai School and Show in Kyoto: Samurai for a Day

Samurai School and Show in Kyoto: Samurai for a Day

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Prepare for battle as you learn the skills of the samurai during this 1- or 2-hour class studying the basic techniques of these ancient Japanese warriors. Take the 1-hour session, providing an introduction to the basics of the samurai art, or choose the 1.5-hour course, practicing more complex movements using a sword and folding fan. When your class ends, enjoy a photo session with your samurai costume and receive a certificate of completion.  This samurai session also includes an English-speaking guide and instructor and a 'tenugui,' a traditional Japanese towel.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.94
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$79.94

Mansagama-pottery wheel experience-

Mansagama-pottery wheel experience-

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Why don’t you make your own unique souvenir of Kyoto. For yourself, for your loved ones, you can make personalized cup or bowl. And you can choose the color you like. We’ll bake your work. It takes about 3weeks. But don’t worry, we’ll ship it to your doorstep.your work will pleasantly surprise you and remind you of your travel.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.98
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$19.98

Origami [Japanese traditional paper folding]class in Kyoto

Origami [Japanese traditional paper folding]class in Kyoto

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Art and craft-loving travelers will enjoy learning more about the traditional Japanese art of origami in this hands-on class. With a small group of no more than six, you’ll be shown the process of folding little paper masterpieces, including cranes, flowers, and more. Have fun while learning a new skill that you can practice later at home. This short 45-minute activity can easily fit into busy schedules.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.41
Price varies by group size
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$29.41
Price varies by group size

Ninja Experience in Kyoto for Kids and Families

Ninja Experience in Kyoto for Kids and Families

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Kids and adults alike will love this Ninja experience in Kyoto. It’s informative, it’s fun, and it’ll give you some cool ninja skills to show friends at home. No need to buy anything in advance as ninja costume rental is included. You’ll learn how to throw ninja weapons, have a photo shoot, and go on a treasure hunt. The day will also be enriched by going on a tour around the Kyoto Samurai and Ninja Museum.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.57
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$39.57

Izakaya Style Cooking Class

Izakaya Style Cooking Class

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Discover the culture behind ‘Izakaya’ Japanese dining which is similar to pub food in the other countries during a 3 to 3.5-hour cooking class with dinner in Kyoto. Learn five or six of the popular home dishes during a session with a master chef before preparing and eating your own izakaya-style creations. It’s the perfect chance to explore the country’s cuisine beyond the typical sushi and teriyaki offerings. Your izakaya cooking session also includes all ingredients, an instructor and an apron.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.69
Price varies by group size
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$69.69
Price varies by group size

Kyoto Sake Brewery & Tasting Walking Tour

Kyoto Sake Brewery & Tasting Walking Tour

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-Visit Kyoto's major sake brewery district and the Kyoto Sake Museum- you'll learn the rich history of Gekkeikan and the brewery process of sake by observing sake exhibits. Three kinds of sake tasting are offered. After deepening your knowledge of sake, feel free to stroll around the area and visit the cultural and historical spots, such as liquor stores and Teradaya. - Enjoy Kyoto's local sake samplings!- Deepen your knowledge of sake and appreciate the different aromas and flavors between the 18 of them brewed in Fushimi, Kyoto. -Be a little tipsy- Stop by one of Kyoto's shrines, and get refreshed by drinking exquisite Japanese groundwater at the end of the tour Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.78
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$75.78

Kyoto Highlights 1 Day Trip - Golden Pavilion and Kiyomizu Temple from Kyoto

Kyoto Highlights 1 Day Trip - Golden Pavilion and Kiyomizu Temple from Kyoto

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Immerse yourself in the captivating culture of Kyoto on a full-day sightseeing tour. See the tranquil Kiyomizu Temple amid its verdant surroundings; absorb the Imperial majesty of Kyoto Imperial Palace; and stroll amid the botanical beauty of Kinkaku-ji Temple. Behold the beguiling beauty of the Fushimiinari Taisha Shrine and enrich your knowledge of Kyoto’s rich historical heritage with commentary from an informative guide. Moderate levels of fitness are advisable for this tour, on which a lot of walking occurs.
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  • 10 hours
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$122.30
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$122.30

Daytime Kyoto -Nishiki Market and Gion District Cultural Walking Food Tour

Daytime Kyoto -Nishiki Market and Gion District Cultural Walking Food Tour

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Get an excellent introduction to the cuisine of Kyoto on this small-group guided tour of the city's best food spots. Start at the deliciously vast 400-year-old Nishiki Market, nicknamed 'Kyoto's Kitchen,' where over 130 food shops and stalls beckon your taste buds. Stroll through the market with the guide, learning about the history of food in the city and taste many dishes unique to Kyoto, including pickled vegetables, fried fish cakes, Japanese pike conger eel, mochi and Japanese omelet. After the market, visit a shrine dedicated to the god of education.
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  • 3 hours
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$100.10
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$100.10

A world-class craft workshop that follows Kyoto craftsmen in townhouses

A world-class craft workshop that follows Kyoto craftsmen in townhouses

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It is one of the few workshops in modern times where you can learn at a craftsmanship shop. The venue for the experience in front of the temple famous for Zen in Kyoto, Daitokuji, is located in the same site. “Separation”, where the workshop is held, is a renovation of an old Kyoto building (Kyomachiya) about 100 years ago. In addition, there are works of contemporary artists from Japan and abroad, You can enjoy a space where you can enjoy tradition and art. The items we make are cute items made by “knobwork” born in the Edo period. The design is 3 patterns. In addition, the metal fittings are 3 patterns: clip, bag, and bag charm. In addition to the standard 8 colors, there are two seasonal colors that can be selected from 10 light silks. Only one in the world with infinite combinations. Enjoy your favorite thumbwork! Kinkakuji Temple is 10 minutes by bus before and after the experience. It is also recommended that you stop by Zengu Shrine or Daitokuji Temple, where you can enjoy a beautiful stone garden, or Imamiya Shrine, which has the oldest Japanese tea house (cafe) born more than 1000 years ago! This area is also attractive for its calm atmosphere, so please enjoy it slowly. * Private activities (charters) are also available for those who wish.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.78
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$28.78

Calligraphy (PRIVATE) in Kyoto Shodo Experience in Kyoto MAIKOYA

Calligraphy (PRIVATE) in Kyoto Shodo Experience in Kyoto MAIKOYA

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Discover the techniques behind Shodo calligraphy by having an art class in Kyoto. You won’t have to worry about buying paint, brushes, or paper, as all equipment is provided. You’ll learn the link between calligraphy and meditation, and the history of this beautiful art. Your tutor will teach you how to write your name in calligraphy, and you’ll have the opportunity to take photographs too.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.57
Price varies by group size
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$39.57
Price varies by group size

Miniature Food Making Class

Miniature Food Making Class

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The miniature culture is one of famous Japanese culture. And It is easy to find fake food when you pass the restaurants outside. It is also Japanese culture. This activity is like a Mix of Both culture. If you think you would be very into this as you are not crafty person, please do not worry about that, you could make the food model of Mini Ramen. This workshop is very fun and you could get the unique souvenir and experience for you.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.96
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$43.96

Ikebana Experience At Local Teacher's Home

Ikebana Experience At Local Teacher's Home

The art of flower arranging[Ikebana]has began about 1400 years ago with the beginning of Buddhism in Japan. People wishing to honor Buddha with gifts of flowers wanted them arranged artistically. The first style was the Rikka style. These arrangements were formal and difficult to compose. Buddhist priests used an even simpler style, and Kado, the study of flower arranging, became more popular than ever. Harmony is the goal of the art of flower arranging, and the basis for arrangements is the triad of Heaven-Earth-Human. Don’t you try to make your own beautiful flower arrangement with Kado master?
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.76
Price varies by group size
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$52.76
Price varies by group size

Experience a Traditional Japanese Doll Workshop in Kyoto

Experience a Traditional Japanese Doll Workshop in Kyoto

*OUTLINE Make, feel, and learn about Japanese dolls. Let's bring back great memories! Experience and learn dressing traditional Japanese dolls, in a workshop with more than 100 years of history!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$477.45
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$477.45

Sekka Cotton Furoshiki Class | Located a 3-minute walk from Nijo castle

Sekka Cotton Furoshiki Class | Located a 3-minute walk from Nijo castle

Swap sightseeing for a deep immersion in Japanese traditional crafts with this dyeing class at the Kyoto Shibori Museum. You'll learn how to dye a silk cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) using the sekka shibori method. At the end of the lesson, you'll leave with a beautiful cotton furoshiki to serve as a souvenir of your trip to Kyoto.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.96
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$43.96

Japanese modern leather accessories made by hand dyeing

Japanese modern leather accessories made by hand dyeing

You can make leather goods in a small atelier just a little away from the center of Kyoto. Most items are finished as soon as they are painted and processed a little. You can use it as a souvenir or make your own original items.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.98
Price varies by group size
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$27.98
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Kyoto - Traditional Japanese Washi Papermaking

Kyoto - Traditional Japanese Washi Papermaking

If you love to create, and want to learn a traditional Japanese art, try making Washi paper. Enjoy designing paper using seasonal pressed flowers and leaves. Make a set of postcards, a table-mat, wraparound lampshade, or tapestry panel. Bring home a unique handmade souvenir in only 60 minutes. Or, choose to add an additional hour so you can make more gifts for friends and family.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.41
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$29.41

Furoshiki experience in Kyoto MAIKOYA

Furoshiki experience in Kyoto MAIKOYA

Learning about a country through cultural workshops and activities will give you a better understanding of our intricate history, valued social principals and holistic way of life. By learning about Japan and its people, you will be immersed in different perspectives and approaches that are unique to this country. Maikoya offers you opportunities to understand this culture through local instructors and guides. There is no better way to learn about a new place from the viewpoints of those who grew up and live in this amazing country. What better way to spend a day than learning a traditional, beautiful new activity with a knowledgeable tutor in a picturesque setting? You wouldn’t find friendlier people to help you experience Japan in all its splendor. Children must be accompanied by an adult Adult pricing applies to all travelers
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.57
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