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The iconic arch

Hard not to see Modesto and not see the arch. Famous as the point of cruising and street racing... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
scvrose
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Fiddletown, California
Beautiful

Must see attraction in downtown Modesto! Great motto, I wish it was somewhere you could stop to... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
MsKiesha
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Modesto, California
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A neon arch in the downtown area.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good15%
  • Average28%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible17%
27 Dec 2017
“The iconic arch”
16 Dec 2017
“Beautiful”
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Modesto, CA
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Hard not to see Modesto and not see the arch. Famous as the point of cruising and street racing. Worth driving by.

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Must see attraction in downtown Modesto! Great motto, I wish it was somewhere you could stop to take a picture under it!

Thank MsKiesha
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

There are must see landmarks when you go to a city and this is one of them. I know its not the Golden Gate bridge but how many cities do you see with an arch? Maybe I need to get out more but its still...More

Thank David K
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Although this is a Modesto "landmark", it does NOT accurately represent Modesto. The Modesto Arch should read something to the affect of, "Homeless, Gangs and Discontentment". I'm shocked that this is even something to review!

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

If you want to see the arch - just drive through. So many homeless - it's very scary! Do not visit at night!

Thank Donna V
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Why anyone would review this is beyond me. We're not St. Louis. Drive under it and get on with your day.

1  Thank SkinnyEddy
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This highly-recognisable Modesto landmark is a quick must-see for visitors to the city who want to learn a little about its history. It is easy to get to by car. One can easily pose for photos under the arch.

1  Thank MGN777
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

I would not really call this an attraction. It looks just like the picture above. Simply an arch over the roadway. Our downtown is nearby and there are several places to grab a bite to eat and shop, but don't come here to see the...More

1  Thank Laura G
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I went to this part of Modesto just because I was going to have dinner nearby in one of the taco trucks then I saw the place from there and I decided to go. The place is average nothing special.

1  Thank juan javier C
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I realize it was an attraction back in the day, but now it's inbetween railroad tracks and an horrible, congested intersection bordered by a Taco Bell and a McDonald's ~ and the homeless live all around it. There's a Salvation Army right near it that...More

Thank sshikers
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