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Oakland California Temple

4770 Lincoln Ave, Oakland, CA 94602-2535
+1 510-531-3200
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Our Wedding in the Chapel

The Oakland Temple is a wonderful place to visit whether or not you are a member of the church... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PaulRayAndrus
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Fremont, California
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Best East Bay view

You don't have to be a church member to enjoy their spectacular view of the bay area. I recommend... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ang1370
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San Leandro, California
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
4770 Lincoln Ave, Oakland, CA 94602-2535
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+1 510-531-3200
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"visitor center"
in 6 reviews
"christmas lights"
in 3 reviews
"reflecting pool"
in 2 reviews
"main roadway"
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"tranquil environment"
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"commune with nature"
in 2 reviews
"water trickling"
in 2 reviews
"amazing views of the bay"
in 2 reviews
"family's history"
in 2 reviews
"palm trees lining"
in 2 reviews
"the golden gate bridge"
in 3 reviews
"christmas season"
in 2 reviews
"san francisco"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 2 reviews
"east bay"
in 2 reviews
"genealogy"
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"sermon"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Oakland Temple is a wonderful place to visit whether or not you are a member of the church. Most times I go to enjoy the terrace on the second level above the courtyard reflecting pool just in front if the temple through the front...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You don't have to be a church member to enjoy their spectacular view of the bay area. I recommend you bring the binoculars. Also, the flowers and fountains are also beautiful.

Thank Ang1370
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

I am not religious, but this is quite a beautiful building. I like to go up at Christmas time and look at the display of lights and religious ornamentation.

Thank Ann W
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

We had such a good experience visiting this temple. The views are amazing. Make sure you walk across the street and up the stairs to the overflow parking lot for the most amazing picture spot. The visitors center was worth the time and I loved...More

Thank Dianna N
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

I use to come here every time I got a chance. I never went into the visitor's center or the temple until yesterday. They have a visitor's center anyone can go into. You can learn about the temple, the mormon religion, and the history of...More

Thank Jasmine N
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

BEAUTIFUL PLCE AND A VIEW FROM THE EAGLES NEST OF OAKLAND AND THE EAST BAY. During Christmas they have a beautiful Christmas display set up, The grounds are always peaceful and beautifully landscaped, The Greek Orthodox Church right next store is also beautiful and has...More

Thank McHibernia
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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

For more than a year, I have been intrigued by the magnificent temple on the hill which can seen from quite a distance within the Diamond neighbor of Oakland. The grounds are lovely, with majestic palm trees lining the main roadway to the temple. Fountains...More

Thank Rose Ada M
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Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Beautifully done Christmas lights highlight this LDS Temple as it overlooks the Oakland Valley. The night we were there the sky was so clear we could see all the way to the Golden Gate Bridge. Beautifully colorful lights along with a glimmering white Nativity make...More

Thank Fred F
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Great views from the hill and from the upper terace. Wonderfull Christmas lights. Well kept gardens with fountains and water features.

Thank Marcus1-8th
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

This is a beautiful area with amazing views of the bay area. The temple grounds are incredibly well maintained, and the temple is so majestic.

Thank David M
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