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“Often considered the best Japanese Garden outside of Japan” 5 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 #4 of 586 things to do in Portland
Activities: Walking
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Owner description: Considered the most authentic Japanese Garden outside of Japan, the Portland Japanese Garden is a haven of tranquil beauty in all seasons. Throughout the year, the Garden offers arts and culture exhibitions, festivals, educational programs, and horticultural workshops. A must-see when visiting the Pacific NW United States.
Portland, Oregon
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“Often considered the best Japanese Garden outside of Japan”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a great place to visit at any time of the year and even in the rain. Not expensive. Take the time to check when the tours are held as you will get far more from your visit with a guide. Then go back and explore the parts that really interest you in greater depth.
Each season is different and has its own look and feel.

Visited August 2013
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“A must see garden in Portland!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

Such an amazingly beautiful place to visit. Great place to take a peaceful stroll and take in the lush setting. I've been there countless times and it never gets old.

Visited August 2013
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Portland, Oregon
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“Tranquility Plus”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

A haven in the city. It is both calm and relaxing. The garden transports you to the far east. It is however a bit expensive.

Visited April 2013
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“Japanese Garden”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

really beautiful, every season of the year, great for children or for adult contemplation. Exceptional with a full moon rising.

Visited April 2013
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Portland, Oregon
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“Peaceful garden”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I haven't been here in years, but it is a beautifully kept peaceful garden. It also has a building that hosts some type of exhibit that's usually really worth seeing.

Visited December 2012
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