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House built in the rocks and with extraordinary view to waterfalls and mountains

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Bedrooms 4
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
1 - 4 nights


Igatu Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Cottage 11 people surrounded by the national park Chapada Diamantina


FROM 125.00 Rs / night (off season). Couples rs 150.00 / night (public holidays excluded). ! ALWAYS CHEAP AND DISCOUNT! SLEEPS 11 PEOPLE!

Artistic home, built in the rocks and made of natural stones. Located 300 meters and above the historical and artistic town of Igatu. Surrounded by Brazil's most famous National Park, Chapada Diamantina and with wonderful views of the national park and the mountains.

The house sits above a rock 20 meters high, with a wonderful view of the surrounding mountains and two rivers in front of the house. It overlooks the many waterfalls on the home front.

Ideal for meditation, hiking and nature lover.

What makes a different house, and 3 bedrooms; the mezzanine, a living room, kitchen, dining room and 3 bedrooms that act as deposits, are embedded in natural rock.

3 bedrooms and 3 deposit enteiros rooms have ceilings with natural rocks.

I made a stone staircase, starting in the room and falling 18 meters through a crack in the natural rock to the national park. From it had sent to a sloping path to the river. Starting soon, the next four meters right of the stairs. This place is indicated with a column.


1 bedroom with double bed and private bathroom. With hot shower and toilet. And fourth in the conventional shower half open and with a perfect view. It has a stone office with wooden chair with a magical view.

Amplio 1 bedroom with stone bed for 3 persons, office and chair, a room with drawers and 2 pratileiras with books. A large window that can open Fully overlooking a waterfall and mountain in front of the house.

1 bedroom with twin mattress. The view from the window to the valley. The ceiling and a slab of rock.

1 bedroom with twin mattress. Space with natural rock ceiling.

1 deck with sleeping accommodation for 3 people. (1 mattress for couples + 1 mattress for singles).


1 magnify bathroom with shower with hot water to the other rooms + mezzanine. The bathroom has a large wardrobe and a huge sink rustic stone.


Room and magnify and open, with 2 sofas and mezinho, several stone benches and 2 networks. 12 people can sit in the room.

Panoramic balcony with table and three seats for 8 people. Sometimes you can watch climbers near the house.

Extension of the balcony seats for 8 people.

Kitchen and magnify and panoramic views. It has wood stove, and a folk remedy with a stool.

Dining room extends and with panoramic views. The table in the dining room seats 7 people.


Underground (basement) for wines. (closed due to humides in exeso).


Washing area with sink and panoramic area with stool for two. (North side of the house).

Deposit tools (closed).

Panoramic area with place for wood stove and barbecue and a table and benches for 11 people.(East side of the house).

Panoramic area with a table and four chairs. (south side of the house).


1700 m2 walled garden. Part and planted and elsewhere has the same nature as the national park. In the yard has several rocks. Excellent for climbing. At the end of the yard there are 2 ruins of diamond prospectors.

The backyard reaches the top of the mountain to 860 m high, (Cruise hill) with the best panoramic view of Igatu (night can see cars swerving BR 242 from Salvador to Brasilia 80 km from distança. From the top of the mountain out a walking trail to the village of Igatu (10 min. Down to the center).

All beds and mattresses have mosquiteros quality and extra-fine, pillows and bedding.


There is parking for 5 cars in the house. The car has no roof. The cars are parked completely safe.

For low cars on wheels recommend parking in the car park next to the football field and face the EMBASA. De la is 7 min. walk (devargar and on and on). A portion of this track and 2 min. duration, is pulled uphill.


By car; Only with cars that are high on wheels, for the Fiat ejemplo 1, the Parati with a 4x4 without any problem. Rising from the center of Igatu; izquerda doubling the square, pasando by hostel Orquidea. Moves on. Primer izquerda shift and move into the house approx. 10 min. from the center.

On foot; From the amplio parking next to the football field and front EMBASA entry; 7 min. In nine minutes from the Igatu village (slowly and without stopping) are 300 meters from the main street in the village. There are no deviations. References; Neu restaurant, EMBASA and soccer field.

When voçeis arrive in Igatu, guys. iram to my house accompanied by Mrs. who takes care of my house. She go with voçeis and with the keys and explained all about the house.

If they go up on foot, there is the possibility to pay a bribe to have to bring luggage. Mrs.. who takes care of my house, gets someone (although I can not guarantee you the moment you guys. rise, is anyone's time. But rather will be delivered as soon as possible. (I can not guarantee the time).

I recommend bringing a good flashlight per person.

Especially if arriving late and in the dark.

It has power stations with lanterns to the house of the Swiss 5 minutes. walk from my house (from the car).

Come on foot, follow the power poles and lamps to the house of my neighbor Argentina (80 m. Distança my house).

Power stations to my house can arrive at any time. For already is authorized by Coelba put posts to my house and my neighbor, a plastic chirurgo Salvador. For the time being pull energy from my neighbor Argentina.

I recommend bringing taken anti mosquitoes and mosquito spirais. It has epoch's that there is no mosquitoes and has epoch's that Despois dark, worry him a bit.

ON A Igatu;

Has flight from Salvador / BA to Sheets (Tanquinho) (55 min.) And from Sheets (Tanquinho) are more 91. 2 km. The journey from the airport (Tanquinho) takes 1. 19 min. in taxi. Unfortunately No bus from the airport Sheets Igatu the Andarai. Only taxi.

By car from Salvador / BA ARE 422 km. The trip takes 5 39 min. trough of Ipira and Itaberaba.

By car:

From Salvador to Feira de Santana BA-324

to Ipirá BA 052

Take the BA 488 to Itaberaba

Take the BR 242 up to the entrance of BA 142 toward Andaraí

Passing Andaraí seven kilometers is the Igatu entry side right

Total run about 450 km

Leaving Vitoria da Conquista by BR 407

Drive 62kms and take BA 142

Drive to the Igatu entry that is 7 km before Andaraí left

Total run about 300 km

By bus:

Leaving Salvador:

From Salvador bus station AGUIA WHITE road has daily buses

To Andaraí.

Andaraí Igatu to get a taxi.

The departure time is 8h 00mn toward Itaberaba arriving 12h15mn. After the connection to Andaraí is 13h 00 with arrival scheduled for 15 h 30mn

Every Friday night, has direct bus to Andaraí 20h 30mn.

Schedules subject to change, please inform the White Eagle:

(71) 400 41 010

www. viacaoaguiabranca. with.

Leaving Vitoria da Conquista:

The viações Novo Horizonte and took lead up Andaraí. Andaraí Igatu to get a taxi.

By plane:

TRIP has two flights a week between Salvador and sheets; every Thursday and Sunday.

PHONES OF TAXI DRIVERS IN Igatu; ps. Taxi drivers usually do tours as well.

Your Leopoldo; 81138081 (does tours in the region) (80 rs Andarai the Igatu)

Lolo; 75-33352342 / 75-81960940 / 75-81245143 (80 rs Andarai the Igatu)

Tontonho; (75) 82,624,035. Works from Igatu) (70 rs Igatu the Andarai)

Reinaldo; 75 81269322


Kinho TAXI;

(75) 82727011 (of course)

(75) 88343856 (hi)

(75) 98255216 (live)

TOURISM AGENCIES IN Igatu; 4 x 4 for turs for groups;

INN Azucena; Phone: (55) 75. 3335. 7003 / Skype: juscilenesalles

Igatu CLIMBING TREKKING; Hiking and climbing guides and 4 x 4 for groups.


(71) 3036-6256

(75) 8148-5070

(75) 8272-7555


(71) 8838-4233

CHEDIAK-; (75) 83405004

Going to come from Guinea Capon;

NILSON; (small car and Major 5 to 10 people).

(75) to 33387035 (75) 33487035


Chiquinho; (75) 83528487 (ask for Chiquinho. Recommended)

Rafael; (71) 3036-6256 / (75) 8148-5070 / (75) 8272-7555.

Steer the Gagau can be arranged on arrival by Mrs. who takes care of my house.

Going Guinea Coming from the capon (cashoeira smoke) by the famous track Paty the Igatu;

(75) 33387010 Pedro (Guinea)

(75) 33387026 (William) (Guinea)

Grocery GERALDO; (75) 81536184

Guina; questions about Igatu; (75) 81939692

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  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

René Pennings
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House built in the rocks and with extraordinary view to waterfalls and mountains
average rating of 3.7826087 based on 23 reviews

Casa caverna de Igatu

  • 3 of 5

Adorei a casa, principalmente acordar com aquela cantoria no vale logo abaixo, passaros preto e acho que saracuras, sem falar no Jegue. A casa é única, a vila é super pacata e o acesso a cidade de Igatu e da casa dificeis ou muito dificeis, a pé é melhor. Recomendo para quem ama a natureza, grupos menores e a quem está disposto a abrir mão de algum conforto e a fazer exercicios fisicos e conviver com alguns visitantes. Os cortinados cumpriram bem o papel pois a noite não dá para dormir sem. A iluminação noturna, especialmente da hall de entrada e da sala de estar tem que ser melhor distribuida e a casa precisa de um upgrade de tecnologia!. Deve-se levar um som pois não há televisão e internet quando se está na casa e na Vila. Falta ventiladores. Mas tá valendo, a experiencia foi inesquecivel.... meu quarto não dava para ficar em pé, e no primeiro dia sentei uma cabeçada no teto, mas acostumamos logo com os desvios e crianças acima de 06 anos vão adorar. Chatos saiam fora...

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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extraordinária e fascinante

  • 4 of 5

a casa e linda por ser casa de montanha e possível ter mosquitos pois esta perto da natureza mais não tinha mosquito a vista e muito linda amei e pretendo voltar mais vezes diferente de tudo que já vi .realmente é maravilhosa o acesso para subir é um pouco dificil mais vale a pena...

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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  • 4 of 5

a casa e linda por ser casa de montanha e possível ter mosquitos pois esta perto da natureza mais não tinha mosquito a vista e muito linda amei e pretendo voltar mais vezes diferente de tudo que já vi .realmente é maravilhosa o acesso para subir é um pouco dificil mais vale a pena.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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  • 1 of 5

Apesar da linda vista, a casa deixa muito a desejar. Acesso muito dificil, principalmente para quem ja passou o dia fazendo trilha, pois a ladeira eh muito ingrime e cheia de pedras. O acesso de carro eh pessimo e mesmo meu carro sendo alto sofri muito p chegar. Os quartos sao pequenos e apertados, com execao de um. Nota-se a falta de manutencao no imovel ou talvez uma maior presenca do proprietario no local. Eh uma pena, pois o local eh fantastico, mas a casa e o acesso precisam melhorar muito.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Muito ruim

  • 1 of 5

Acesso impossível , carro não chega a casa tendo que subir a pé uma ladeira animal com pedras soltas. Quartos insuportáveis de ficar . Mal conservada e aparência de sujeira . Meu irmão achou uma cobra Jaracussu embaixo do travesseiro dele. Mosquitos em abundância e cortinados rasgados. Se tiver frio morremos de frio na casa e se tiver calor morremos de calor . Se o proprietário quer ganhar dinheiro que invista na casa. A vista é só o que presta ! Não tem móveis confortáveis e os quartos são torturantes. E faça um acesso a veículos pois, sou jovem e bem fisicamente, mas realmente chegar e sair desta casa é uma verdadeira via crucis.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Verdadeira "Robada"

  • 1 of 5

As fotos da casa neste site nos seduziu, porém quando chegamos vimos a furada ! O acesso à casa é muito, muito ruim e difícil . Só chega nela a pé , ando nas trilhas da chapada mas a subida pra chegar a casa é a mais punk da chapada . O proprietário poderia investir em um trator para abrir acesso ao carro. A casa precisando de manutenção , sem conforto nenhum, os quartos são uma clausura, quentes e cheios de mosquito, os cortinados furados, por ser toda aberta no frio ou no calor fica insuportável , sem assistência de ninguém pra limpar, sem móveis pra ficar. E detalhe, na nossa última noite tinha uma cobra Jaracussu deitada embaixo do travesseiro do meu irmão . Amigo se você quer só ganhar dinheiro com sua casa , ela vai se acabar , como está acontecendo ! Invista no acesso a casa, pois é inacessível, em limpeza, manutenção e numa reforma para se ter quartos decentes pra dormir . Pois só a vista que presta .

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
110 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Bar do Neu
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Andarai (17 km) Mucugé (21 km)
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Restaurante Neu
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Praia no rio Magdalena
Car: recommended

FROM 125.00 Rs / night (off season). Couples rs 150.00 / night (public holidays excluded). ! ALWAYS CHEAP AND DISCOUNT! SLEEPS 11 PEOPLE!

There are many possibilities for walks, swims, climbs, caves and you will discover the story of the people seeking diamonds.

Ideal for adventure, gathering, hiking, swimming in the river, sunbathing, hiking, gold mining history, typical food restaurants and regroup.

Igatu knew and considered as the best place in Brazil to practice climbing? We have an agency organizing this sport. My house and probably the best home Igatu for lovers of this sport, due to walls to climb. Inside, underneath and in the backyard of my house.

The artistic village of Igatu has only 400 inhabitants. It is singular is very authentic in terms of historical and artistic preservation. Surrounded everywhere in nature and in this unspoiled nature and spectacular.

Igatu is a very photogenic place.

Where are one of the most beautiful waterfalls and caves of the country and the world.

Natural caves as the cave of passion (it is estimated half a day's drive). Igatu has an unexplored cave. It can be explored on foot from Igatu (arrange a guide in Igatu). 10 min. walk from Igatu have the cave of Heath. Made by prospectors in search of diamonds. And obligation to visit him.

In Igatu around and have rivers with spectacular beauty, and with many points to take a bath with or without waterfalls. The Igatu name means 'good water.'

Has one of the most famous tracks in Brazil, 'Pati Valley', which can be launched from Igatu and lasts 3-4 days walking and can be extended. And fantastic, walk to Sheets (at least 5 days walk)!

Plus the tourist spot nr. 1 is undoubtedly the famous enchanted grotto and blue well. Two of the main attractions of the Chapada Diamantina 6! (see photos).

Igatu is the ideal base for visiting both caves with car. (Igatu has taxi drivers and tour operators).

Besides Igatu, it has two historical cities nearby, being Andaraí (17 km) and Mucugê (21 km). Igatu and Mucuge have cemeteries worth a visit.

It has spectacular waterfalls near, only waiting to be explored, such as the waterfall of crystals (1 hr 5 in combination with taxi) and the waterfalls from Cologne (car ride and walk away. Calculates a enteiro day). The waterfall Extension in Andaraí (atravéz a trail starting from Andaraí) and several waterfalls small sizes up to medium and a few minutes walk from the house.

Igatu and also a good base for visiting the waterfall Buracão. With the largest volume of water in national and similar park with the waterfall of smoke in terms of beauty. Probably the most beautiful waterfall of Chapada Diamantina. This is a car ride and hike and moderate plan, approx. 2 hrs. Calculate a full day tour. Organizes a guide in Ibicoara. (100 km, 1 28 min. In car).

Besides all this, I recommend a one-day mini wetland walk, to make a canoe trip (with boat guide). It is a huge area, from Andaraí (17 km from the house) to close sheets (40 km Igatu) where still lives the anaconda and the alligator, along with piranhas. I highly recommend combining this tour with a track by the Roncador river beaches, to a place with several natural pools (see photo along with the pictures of the house on this site) and where a heaven to enter the water. Have lunch on a farm near authentic. (Close this tour with a taxi driver / guide Igatu). Calculates a enteiro day for this tour.

We have a track in one of the most spectacular panoramic points of the Chapada Diamantina, on top of the Paraguaçu river. A 'ramp Cain'. Get a guide Igatu and go there on foot from Igatu. (Calculate at least 5 hours round trip).

Another trail that you can not lose and the Igatu descent BR. (7 km.) Get a taxi to get you down there to bring you back.

From Igatu has several other tracks. Which can last from a few minutes up can last several days. I recommend taking a guide.

Other tours are; Siberia. (Arrange a taxi driver in Igatu and includes a walk of approx. 4 hrs. Approx. 13 km of Igatu).

The information center 'always alive' national park with beautiful rivers for bathing (15 km).

By the end; Sheets (112 km and 1. 36 min. Journey) and other historic city in the region that recommend visiting. I recommend staying at least two days it. Makes a tur organized by an agency of her father Inácio hill, cave sweet and Pratinha lapa. A second day one tur organized Devil pit. And a Tercer day exploring waterfalls near.

Waterfall smoke. This waterfall, (the third highest in the world and only 20 km from Igatu) have to be visited on foot and is not within easy reach, you have to climb a long ramp for 1. 5 hr and continue over 1. 5 hr up there. Returning the same way. This trail begins in Capon (20 km on foot and 118 km and 3 hrs from Igatu. See nos. tel. of taxis.


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Igatu Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

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Tarefa padrâo
Aug 30 2016 - Dec 22 2016
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 25 2016
1 night minimum stay
Entre Natal e ano novo
Dec 26 2016 - Dec 29 2016
2 night minimum stay
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Temporada alta
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 22 2017
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Feb 23 2017 - Mar 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

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Pet Fee $0
Faxina (2x 75,00 rs) $47

Eventuais arranjamentos de uma cozinheira para preparar refeições, carregar bagagem para a casa, o outras perguntas e só atravez de mim. Eu mesmo comunico com a sra. que cuida da minha casa no local e comunico com o sr., o sra, caso que e necessário de arranjar alguma coisa.


Caso que gostaria divulgar mais sobre meu nome, por favor, ligue a qualquer lugar publico em Igatu (agência de viajem, bar, pousada o restaurante o telefone publico; 75-33357000 o 75-33352445) e pergunta por mim. Todo mundo la me conhece pois tem apenas 400 moradores e eu morava la durante 5 anos de 2003 a 2005 e de 2011 a 2012. Eu mesmo acompanhei a construção da casa e trabalhe com as moradores de Igatu. Pergunta por René o Holandês que tem uma casa la na ponta da rocha no morro de Cruzeiro.

Normalmente nâo trabalho com contrato de aluguel por poucas dias. Mais tenho uma na mâo caso que desejam.
Caso que desejam ficar por mais de um mes exijo fazer um contrato.

Unico exeçao para efetuar pagamento é para extranjeiros. Permito pagar com PAY PALL.

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Igatu Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 210 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Banheiro 1 - toilet , shower , Chuveiro com vista a Cashoeira
    Banheiro 2 - toilet , shower , Chuveiro com vista a Cashoeira
  • General house bathroom and spacious. Toilet and shower overlooks the waterfall. Large sink Bathroom suite has large open window with wonderful views to the park and waterfalls.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Quarto 2 - 1 double , Tem vista a cashoeira
    Quarto 3 - 1 double , Tem vista a cashoeira
    Quarto 4 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Quarto 5 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Mezanino
    Quarto 1 - 1 king , Tem vista a cashoeira
  • Room 1 (3 people can sleep side by side) - also has a desk with chair and wardrobe drawers. 3 people. Bedroom 2 - has bathroom with hot shower and toilet included and has stone table and chair. 2 people. Room 3 - low and natural rock ceiling, not to stand (no more mattress up a carpet). 2 people. Room 4 - natural rock ceiling and can not stand (no more mattress over a carpet). 1 person. Room 5 - And a mezzanine with access to a wooden ladder (shall not have more beds colhâos top of the wood). 3 people. If you are over 11 people, we can recommend people stay in the nearby rental homes; Gabriela Lavezzari; approx. 80 m from the underside; 075 81162492 Douglas Burted; approx. 300 m embaixa the house; 048 88019285.
  • Books
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
In the dining room and bedroom for 3 people can receive Internet if it takes a 3G handset with 4G chip of course mobile. We have special nets (extra fine). The house sits above a rock 20 m. high and so well ventilated and in general does not have the same problems with mosquitoes that the other houses built in the middle of nature has. In the colder months usually has few mosquitoes. Normally we shall not have mosquitoes during the day. For the night I Exellentes mosquito nets. If that bothers you, you may be in the dining room, leaving a foginho the soft wood. The smoke spreads any mosquitoes. I recommend bringing a mosquito taken from the house. In addition to an outlet is needed pedacinhas those who spread a stink for mosquitoes and not for humans. It also brings a spirais against mosquitoes.

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