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“Pretty” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Portland Japanese Garden

Portland Japanese Garden
611 SW Kingston Ave, Portland, OR 97205
+1 503-223-1321
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Ranked #3 of 415 things to do in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Considered the most authentic Japanese Garden outside of Japan, the Portland Japanese Garden is a haven of tranquil beauty in all seasons. This year, the Portland Japanese Garden is closed from September 8, 2015 – March 1, 2016 as part of our first-ever expansion project. In March 2016, the existing Garden will reopen just in time for cherry blossoms, while construction continues immediately outside the Garden’s gate until the project’s completion in Spring 2017.
Rainier, Oregon
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Pretty”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Pretty gardens but in my opinion not hardly worth the hype. These are beautiful gardens but I couldn't see why the huge fuss. It didn't seem to be worthy of the hype but that's just my opinion

Visited April 2012
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Canby, Oregon, United States
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Beautiful gardens any season”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I have gone to this garden many times in my life. I like the fall the best because of the maple leaves changing color.

Visited September 2012
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Beaverton, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Gorgeous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

A beautiful garden and a great place to go alone to relax and meditate or take the family. The gardens and ponds are simply amazing.

Visited December 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Tranquility & Beauty”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

In the middle of the City, one of my favorite places. Not often crowded, beautiful at any time of year but Spring is best.

Visited April 2012
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Vancouver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“SO PEACEFUL”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is a good place to visit during hot summer days. It is well shaded and so interesting. However, be aware, there are some trails that are not good for elderly or handicapped. There are very interesting examples of all kinds of gardens.

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