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“Not for a claustrophobic germ-a-phobe.”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Bubblegum Alley

Bubblegum Alley
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Owner description: Want a piece of ABC gum? Head to this fascinating, if somewhat unsanitary, walkway that features walls covered with gum of the "already been chewed" variety.
Sunnyvale, California
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68 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Not for a claustrophobic germ-a-phobe.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2013

A museum where you don't need a sign telling you not to touch the artwork. Definitely worth a look if you're in the neighborhood.

Also, if you have impressionable kids and you value your clean walls at home, think twice before showing them this! Have fun!

Visited March 2013
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San Luis Obispo, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Delightfully Disgusting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013

Bubblegum Alley is a must see in San Luis Obispo. It is gross but a fun random claim to fame in San Luis. Check it out if you get the chance.

Visited January 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Overrated”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013 via mobile

Nothing special about this place. Stopped by this place because it was recommended on various websites, but it's not worth the time.

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Frightening!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2013

We passed by this accident and the girls were afraid to go anywhere near it! A bit dodgy, but seeing as I have an aversion to chewing gum, maybe this an unfair review...

Visited February 2013
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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“A quick stop”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

We stopped by this little curiosity while exploring downtown. The legend is more impressive than the actual site, which is really just a bunch of gum and wrappers stuck to a grimy wall... Some people tried to be creative by spelling words with the gum or making shapes with the wrappers. A quick stop - don't expect too much!

Visited February 2013
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