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Telegraph Avenue - Things to Know Before Visiting

Telegraph Ave, California, USA

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About Telegraph Avenue

A beautiful and busy street that begins, at its southernmost point, in the midst of the historic downtown district of Oakland, California, and ends, at its northernmost point, at the southern edge of the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley. This Avenue attracts a diverse audience of visitors, including college students, tourists, artists, street punks, eccentrics, and the homeless.

Attractions Near Telegraph Avenue

Piedmont Funeral Services and Mountain View Cemetery

A rural cemetery in Oakland, Alameda County, California. It was established in 1863 by a group of East Bay pioneers under the California Rural Cemetery Act of 1859. Many of California's important historical figures, drawn by Olmsted's reputation, are buried here, and there are many grandiose crypts in tribute to the wealthy, especially along the ridge section with a view across the Bay to the San Francisco skyline, known as "Millionaires' Row".

Temple Sinai
Temple Sinai2.18km from Telegraph Avenue

Temple Sinai is a Reform synagogue located at 2808 Summit Street in Oakland, California. It is the oldest Jewish congregation in the East San Francisco Bay region.

Morcom Rose Garden
Morcom Rose Garden2.3km from Telegraph Avenue

The Morcom Rose Garden is located in a residential neighborhood in Oakland. It has thousands of exotic roses and the Amphitheatre of Roses in the garden is an enchanting location for weddings, renewals, memorial celebrations and ceremonies. Visitors will see winding walkways, a reflecting pool, graceful stairways and fountain cascades.

The Cathedral of Christ the Light
The Cathedral of Christ the Light2.91km from Telegraph Avenue

The Cathedral of Christ the Light, also called Oakland Cathedral, is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland in Oakland, California. It is the seat of the Bishop of Oakland. Christ the Light, the first cathedral built entirely in the 21st century,

Lake Temescal
Lake Temescal3.03km from Telegraph Avenue

Lake Temescal is a man-made lake, originally almost a mile long and covering 18 acres, that was created by damming Temescal Creek in 1868.It is the centerpiece of Temescal Regional Recreation Area, also known as Temescal Regional Park.The lake currently supports an artificial recreational beach and is stocked periodically with rainbow trout, largemouth bass, redear sunfish, bluegill, and catfish. The park is open to all visitors from 5 am to 10 pm, and receives around 200,000 visitors a year.

Temescal Regional Recreation Area
Temescal Regional Recreation Area3.06km from Telegraph Avenue

Temescal Regional Recreation Area is a beautiful, large park in Oakland California that offers a variety of activities for people of all ages. The lake is the main attraction in the park, which also offers trails, picnic areas, forest habitats, and bird watching. The lake was originally constructed as a drinking water reservoir for the city of Oakland.

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Alameda County
Alameda County
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This is a county in the state of California which was the seventh most populous in the state