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If you go to Salvation mountain you really should drive the extra mile through slab city and go to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pasadena, California
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Must see!!!!

This is a MUST see!!! It is amazing and beautiful and kinda quirky. The art is mostly made out of... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Kelli S
Santa Cruz, California
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you go to Salvation mountain you really should drive the extra mile through slab city and go to East Jesus. We really had never seen anything like either one. I guess slab city is where the hippies go to live off the grid. Stranger...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

This is a MUST see!!! It is amazing and beautiful and kinda quirky. The art is mostly made out of junk....but in a beautiful way. We arrived and were the only ones there...it was a bit eerie. We spent about an hour there just looking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kelli S
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

As a creative, this one as super cool experience. It was fun to wander around and spend the day exploring the grounds.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Edana H
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

It’s quite a detour, but I guarantee you’ll never see anything like it again. I thought some of the art was genius, and some of it something any desert dweller could do with all day at their hands. Some of it, I suspect, would be...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 249darrenr
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This is no art museum. It's out in the middle of nowhere just past Slab City. It's dusty and dirty and absolutely FABULOUS! These artists have taken literal junk, trash and made some incredible, I guess you would call them, sculptures. We went when no...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This attraction is located pretty much at the end of slab city, which e The way this place is maintained is really commendable, carpets mark the path and old tires the boundary. It seems people visiting it either treat it as a shrine or a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vishtron
Reviewed 6 August 2018

One of the most unique places I have ever been. Was checking out Salvation Mountain and had to stop here. Like nothing else I have ever seen and a truly good experience. Friendly people , nothing to worry about. Kesha filmed a video "Praying" here...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We visited East Jesus at the request of our 18 year old daughter. Driving through the desert and past the Salton Sea on the third day of our first US road trip we were hesitant! We loved it! We were greeted by a friendly host...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

The answer is yes, if you mind the heat, visit during cooler temperartures. An amazing display of artistic creativity. It is something that needs to be seen for ones self. And either you will like it or you will not. I am sharing the pictures...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank menecee
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This BY DONATION art experience is a must see when in the area. I loved bringing my son here to see the amazing art made with recycled materials and garbage. Check out the photos to get a sense of what you can see. The community...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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16 January 2017|
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Response from dyethesky | Reviewed this property |
I agree with other travelers. I am not aware of tour providers for the East Jesus/Slab City area, but it's a close distance past Salvation Mountain and very easy and accessible to get there and around on your own. Keep in... More
6 July 2016|
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Response from Harold W | Reviewed this property |
Early morning should be ok; the artists may not be up yet, but you can walk through the sculpture garden on your own - 1 hour is probably enough time to see it. Do take plenty of water with you!
5 July 2016|
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Response from roadtramp56 | Reviewed this property |
As for the locals - the true locals stay year-round. it's the snowbirds and other transient types who leave for the summer.