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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 December 27, 2017
scvrose
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Fiddletown, California
Might get robbed!

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

Reviewed September 13, 2017
Donna V
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Modesto, United States
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Jul 23, 2018
“Nostalgic”
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“Anybody going thru it...”
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

We recently drove under the historic arch on our way to our hotel. We were in Modesto for my granddaughter's wedding. The arch brought some very good memories. I lived in Modesto as a newlywed myself in 1954 and worked for Helm Chevrolet which was...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Will appreciate the view, the architecture the words of encouragement and prosperity. Well maintained. And a nice welcome.

Thank Linda Martha M
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Love the motto, may Modesto always thrive Love the motto, may Modesto always thrive! We'll be back! 1

Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed December 27, 2017

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

Thank scvrose
Reviewed December 16, 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
Reviewed November 23, 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
Reviewed October 11, 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 September 13, 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
Reviewed July 12, 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
Reviewed April 23, 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.

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