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Although this is a Modesto "landmark", it does NOT accurately represent Modesto. The Modesto Arch... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Modesto, 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 4 weeks ago
Donna V
Modesto, United States
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A neon arch in the downtown area.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good15%
  • Average27%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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!

Thank soulsisters
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 12 July 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.

Thank SkinnyEddy
Reviewed 24 April 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.

Thank MGN777
Reviewed 20 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...More

Thank Laura G
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.

1  Thank juan javier C
Reviewed 10 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...More

Thank sshikers
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
Reviewed 23 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
Reviewed 26 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
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