Berkeley Buddhist Temple 2121 Channing Way
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Offboard at the Downtown Berkeley Bart Station and walk 5 blocks south to the Temple.
AC Transit lines 40, 43, 64, and F will stop within 1 block of the Temple.
Or take lines 7, 8, 9, 15, 51, 65, or 67 and offboard at the Downtown Berkeley Bart Station and walk 5 blocks south to the Temple.
Driving From the East
Take 580 West towards Dublin.
Take 680 North towards Walnut Creek.
Take 24 West towards Oakland.
Pass through the Caldecott Tunnel, take the Berkeley exit onto Tunnel Rd (Highway 13).
Continue West on Tunnel Rd past the Claremont Hotel.
Tunnel Rd will become Ashby Ave.
Continue on Ashby Ave past Telegraph Ave to Shattuck Ave.
Turn Right on Shattuck Ave.
Continue on Shattuck Ave to Channing Way. (near Berkeley Toyota and Blockbuster Video)
Turn Right on Channing Way.
The Temple is the second building on the left.
Alternate route from the East:
Take 580 West to Oakland.
Take Highway 13 (Warren Freeway) to Berkeley.
Continue on Highway 13 to Tunnel Rd as described above.
Driving From the West, South or North
Take Interstate 80 to Berkeley and take the University Ave Exit.
Travel east on University Ave for approximately one mile to Shattuck Ave.
Turn Right on Shattuck Ave and go approximately 1/4 mile to Channing Way. (near Berkeley Toyota and Blockbuster Video.)
Turn Left on Channing Way.
The Temple is the second building on the left.
Parking On Sundays, there is usually ample free street parking.
On days other than Sunday, you may try your luck with metered street parking.
There is 2-hour free parking in the residential neighborhoods, three blocks to the south of Dwight Way and two blocks to the west of Martin Luther King Jr. Way.
Please do not park in the lot on the west side of the Temple (even on Sundays) as it is reserved for visitors of Southside Plaza.
Parking Hourly Rate Parking (please read signs at each lot)
Berkeley High School, Milvia St between Bancroft Way and Durant Ave
Oxford Garage, 2165 Kittredge St