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In photos: Royals visit Australia's Uluru

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The Duke of Cambridge’s parents, Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales, climbed Uluru together in 1983. Their son instead opted for a guided tour around the landmark.

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William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were in the Australian Outback on April 22, 2014, continuing their 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia with their son, Prince George.

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Uluru is the traditional land of the Anangu people, who lease the area back to the Australian parks authority. Anangu man Sammy Wilson, left, was one of the royals’ guides around the Kuniya walk.

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The Duke of Cambridge greets an aboriginal man at Uluru's cultural centre. Uluru, a sandstone rock in he Northern Territory southwest of Alice Springs, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Australia's most famous landmarks.

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The royals were welcomed with a traditional Anangu dance rarely seen in public.

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The royals meet with aboriginal women at Uluru’s cultural centre, where they met local artists and received several gifts, including a wooden shield by artist Billy Cooley, bracelets and a camel-hair beanie for Prince George.

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