Wonderful visit on a perfect Sunday afternoon -- so enjoyed every aspect of this garden on a beautiful sunny Portland day
A must see if you take pleasure in beautiful gardens. Any Season. Wonderful. World class quality. This from a resident of Portland of over 40 years.
This is the largest Japanese Garden I have seen outside of Japan. Spring is a great time to visit, as everything was in bloom. There are a number of lovely features, including a waterfall, coy pond, and stream. There is also a Zen garden and a Japanese style building with art and photographs. The landscaping and flowers are gorgeous, and... More
In spite of visiting on the Easter weekend when there were many people here, we found these gardens to be a quiet, peaceful break from the bustle of downtown. If you are looking for excitement and buzz, then this is not the place for you. There is something to stop and admire around every turn and twist in the paths... More
Recently selected in the top 10 public gardens in the nation, they just hit the tip of the story. This is the best time of the year for this particular garden. Beauty and serenity just minutes from downtown Portland.
This is a lovely place to get away from urban hustle and bustle; you would never know you were in a city. It's a very authentic Japanese garden. If you have been to Japan and enjoyed the gardens there, or if you call Japan home, this garden wlll feel very welcoming and familiar. There is a price for admission, but... More
I like the gardens, they are not the largest i have been to but they are lovely and well kept. it is a peaceful oasis in Portland's core
I am spoiled growing up in DC with free admission to gardens and museums left and right, but if any garden in the US deserved to charge a fee, it would be this one! There is not a single negative thing I can say about this garden. It is gorgeous to boot and I hope to visit again! You'll be... More
This lovely garden is a great place to sit and meditate. It is very authentically Japanese and it is great to visit any time of year. That being said, the spring time is particularly beautiful when the azaleas and rhododendrons are in bloom. The coy pond is special as well. Visit when you need a break from noise, speed and... More
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