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A tiny slice of Japanese culture...

The garden is wonderful cared for by a very dedicated staff of volunteers. It a wonderful slice of... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Gresham, Oregon
This is a must. Beautiful

Simply beautiful, Great staff, Great gardens , sjhould be seen when it is raining and cool, reminds... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
Whiteville, North Carolina
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219 S Main Ave, Gresham, OR 97080-7115
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

The garden is wonderful cared for by a very dedicated staff of volunteers. It a wonderful slice of Japanese culture that is an idea place to rest and reflect. I do wish it was larger but they do a superior job with what they have.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

The Gresham Oregon Japanese Garden off of Main Street is a small but pleasant little walk away from traffic and the shops, easily reached on foot. It is a pleasant distraction during daylight hours that only requires 15 minutes of your time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dtlusty
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Simply beautiful, Great staff, Great gardens , sjhould be seen when it is raining and cool, reminds you of a rain forest.We could have spent hours here . This is a must.Mid price

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank martinblacksheep
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We went here expecting it to be somewhat like the Japanese garden in downtown Portland...but it wasn't. It was an ok place to sit and have a quiet conversation I guess, just nothing special.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Deborah M
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This small, well-kept park is a favorite spot if you need a place to get away from it; the only downsides are a major thoroughfare that is too close, and a baseball field that can get noisy on summer Saturdays; beyond that, pick your times...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Romeaux
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The Japanese Garden, Tsuru Island, in Gresham's Main City Park is a place of tranquility and beauty. It's tiny but shows the love of the volunteers who restored it and continue to keep it maintained. Originally, it was the gift of Japanese residents who had...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank maryann b
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Seemed some people weren't excited about our young ones running around so we try and save this for our selves when we have a babysitter love the scenery

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marleyfam
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Didn't realize that Gresham had their own Japanese Garden, not a huge one like the one in Portland, but a Japanese Garden none the less. I wandered around and took some photos on a rainy April day. There is a sign where the park begins,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Milestogo007
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Saturday mornings from 9 to Noon volunteers can show up to work and clean the gardens and walking paths. It's a great way to see why this place is special. The people are friendly and you'll feel good about the ti e spent.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Dranodk
Reviewed October 3, 2017

The garden is kept up nicely and very ornate. My young granddaughter did not care for the adventure, but the rest of us thought that it was a nice way to spend an afternoon in the sun. Not something you would want to do in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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