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Address: Modesto, CA

A neon arch in the downtown area.

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Not anything to go out of the way to see....

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... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
Laura G
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 arch!

Thank Laura G
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank juan javier C
Modesto, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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 tries to help the homeless and/or down on yr luck community. With all of this,... More 

Thank sshikers
Modesto, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

If you see, a photo, that's good enough. However, downtown Modesto does has much more to offer-from restaurants to "Mom and Pop" shops.

Thank moke57
Modesto, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

It spans the street and and welcomes us home. Not the greatest part of town now but in the day it was a big deal.

Thank Nanci L
Modesto, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

It's a landmark for the city of Modesto and we locals love it. However, stay in your car with the door locked, the area is now a terrible skidrow.

1 Thank Kathleen O
Sonora, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

This should not be listed as an attraction or a place. Booooring. Just find the downtown and be happy there.

1 Thank William F
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I love it its beautiful. It brings life to Modesto especially when its dark outside and the arch is lit. Up i just love it pretty cool beautiful way to welcome visitors and welcome people back home.

Thank Ashley J
Modesto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

I was born and raised in Modesto, so this is a landmark for me...been under that many, many times! I'll probably travel under it many more times too!

Thank Terry M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

When you pass through Modesto, make sure that you look up at the arch that reads Water Wealth Contentment Health. If you look down when you are in this area, you will see lots of people that need water, are not wealthy, don't look very contented, and don't look very healthy. There is a big problem in Modesto with the... More 

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