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Address: Modesto, CA
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A neon arch in the downtown area.

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Putting Modesto on the Map

I now have seen this arch in television shows, which gives Modesto a little flare to our Central Valley area.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jerry R
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Manteca, California, United States
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Olivehurst, California
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54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much to say, really - it's an arch! Not the St. Louis Gateway Arch, to be sure, but scaled appropriately for a central valley small city.

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Manteca, California, United States
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77 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I now have seen this arch in television shows, which gives Modesto a little flare to our Central Valley area.

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Thank Jerry R
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63 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here to see this since I've lived here 28 years and just never stopped to check it out ... Pretty cool

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Thank Mark W
Modesto, California
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drove passed it many times, I believe if you are driving past it and are heading north of you take a turn to the right on 9th street you'll hit the taco truck street... You'll find good tacos there lol

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Thank xploringwitheri
Oakdale, California
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Passed under that many a night coming back from Route with Bee. It always welcomed that glow. We are lucky to still have our Arch.

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Thank lic0rice
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
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217 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

if your driving into the modesto area you'll see the great arch, it's been aroung for ever, but it reminds you where your at in the central vally and all the history that come with it. surrounded by lots of great local bussiness and a great photo op.

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Thank CHRIS L
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

This is . . . And has always been an icon of the modesto area. This arch sums up the hopes and dreams for living in the area. Is it true . . . For some. Stop by and check it out . . . Great for a photo backdrop for a group photo or even a selfie.

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1 Thank Ray L
Fresno, California
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270 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

It is always great to see the historic city-named arches over streets in the Central Valley - they are iconic.

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Thank LoveGetAways70
Gingoog City, Philippines
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332 reviews
255 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

This city is an interesting place to visit. A city that the Director of Star Wars made famous about the teenagers of the 50's driving (cruising) In their cars on Friday night. It was where we did major shopping when living in the foothills of Central California

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Thank Luke T
Kennewick, Washington
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125 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

You see it but didn't really understand the message on the arch. It is an outdated sight of the area. I wouldn't go out of my way to see it. I just happened to drive that road to the motel

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Thank Ed258536

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