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“Tacky, Tacky, Tacky.”

Junipero Serra Statue
Ranked #11 of 25 things to do in San Mateo
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San Mateo, CA
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58 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Tacky, Tacky, Tacky.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014

Somehow the "sculptor" of this abomination convinced the local government authorities to allow him to erect it, free of charge, on governmental land. It is an insult to the citizens of San Mateo and the memory of Junipero Serra. It should be removed, but then, who would take it?

Visited April 2014
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English first
San Mateo, California
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Not worth your time.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013 via mobile

Unless you are really into junipero Serra it's not worth your time. This is just a statue on the side if the freeway. Cool to drive past but not worth a special trip.

Visited August 2012
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Key West, FL
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267 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
“Restful Rest Stop”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013 via mobile

This is a very quiet rest stop on the highway with some very pretty views of Crystal Springs. I actually visited in the late 70s/early 80s.

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