9 Instagrammable Places in Oakland
One of the biggest symbols of Oakland is the historic Fox Theater. It opened as a movie theater in 1928, and is now a concert venue.
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Shoot from the across the street on an angle to capture the entire sign.
The Jack London District is named after the Oakland-born writer, and is filled with trendy shops and restaurants.
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Walk around the different streets to find hidden industrial elements for unique photos.
College Ave. is every colorful wall lover's dream.
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Just wander down the street and you'll find walls and doors of every color for your photo backgrounds!
Located on College Ave., High Peaks Kitchen is one of the most colorful spots in Oakland.
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In addition to highly rated Indian food, their courtyard is so colorful and fun!
Temescal Alleys are filled with Instagrammable shops and cafes owned and run by local artisans.
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My favorites shops include Dopp City, Marisa Mason, and Esqueleto.
The Grand Lake Theatre is another historic movie theater in Oakland perfect for photoshoots.
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Brother & Sister Flower Shop started as a pop-up in Oakland before find their permanant location on Grand Avenue.
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The entire shop looks like an upscale desert secret garden!
Daughter Thai is famous on Instagram for their purple flowery entrance, but the inside is just as beautiful.
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If you stay for a meal, I reccommend the Thai fried rice, Pad Kee Mow, Thai iced tea, and Thai iced coffee!
The Gardens at Lake Merritt encompasses 7 acres of smaller gardens with different themes. Admission is free, and my favorite was the Palm Garden.
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