The Buddhist Church of Oakland

Since 1901

825 Jackson Street, Oakland, California 94607

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Directions and Parking Information

The Buddhist Church of Oakland is located along the border of Oakland Chinatown near downtown Oakland.

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If you're driving...

from SAN JOSE or HAYWARD:
Take I-880 North. Take Oak St. EXIT. Drive straight for two blocks and turn right on Jackson St. Continue for two blocks past 8th St. The temple will be on the left.

from WALNUT CREEK or CONCORD:
Drive WEST on Highway 24 through the CALDECOTT TUNNEL for approximately three miles to I-980. Follow the signs to DOWNTOWN OAKLAND. Take Jackson Street EXIT. Turn left and continue for two blocks past 8th Street. The temple will be on the left.

from SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO:
From SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, take I-101 NORTH to San Francisco. Continue through San Francisco to the BAY BRIDGE. Continue EAST on the Bay Bridge and once off the BAY BRIDGE, stay in the center lanes and follow signs for I-580 East. Follow all signs for DOWNTOWN OAKLAND until taking the Jackson Street EXIT. Turn left and continue for two blocks past 8th Street. The temple will be on the left.

from SACRAMENTO, BERKELEY or MARIN COUNTY:
Drive WEST on I-80 to I-580 EAST. Continue East on I-580 to I-980. Follow signs to DOWNTOWN OAKLAND. Take Jackson Street EXIT. Turn left and continue for two blocks past 8th Street. The temple will be on the left.

from LIVERMORE or PLEASANTON:
Drive WEST on I-580 to I-980 West. Follow signs to DOWNTOWN OAKLAND. Turn left and continue for two blocks past 8th Street. The temple will be on the left.

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Street Parking
Metered parking is available on the streets surrounding the temple.

Parking Lots
There is a small lot behind the church, but there is an additional lot with ample parking to the left of this lot. Parking is FREE on the weekends.

If riding BART:
Take the BART train to the LAKE MERRITT station. After exiting the station, travel north for one block along 9th St. in the direction of Madison Square (city park). Turn left at Jackson St. The temple will be on the right.

Lake Merritt BART station address: 800 Madison St., Oakland, CA (Madison Street runs parallel to Jackson Street.)