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Lan Su Chinese Garden

239 NW Everett St, Portland, OR 97209-3957
+1 503-228-8131
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Opened in fall of 2000, this is the largest Suzhou style garden outside of China.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea house” (437 reviews)
“city block” (127 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
239 NW Everett St, Portland, OR 97209-3957
Old Town - Chinatown
+1 503-228-8131
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Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

A must see if your downtown. The layout of the garden and ponds is incredible. While we were there we got great family photos with the amazing ponds and Japanese trees in the background.

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Reviewed June 19, 2016

Beautiful everywhere you look. Bring your camera for great shots with or without ponds, pagodas, or lush foliage as your backdrop. Guided tours, cooking demonstrations, live music, and tea available if you plan ahead. Gardenia and jasmine were in full bloom during our visit, their...More

Thank Vster2014
Reviewed June 17, 2016

One square block of Portland has been amazingly transformed into a lush, authentic Chinese sanctuary. When you are in the garden, it is as though you have been transported far away from Portland into another world of quiet, contemplative beauty. The cost is very reasonable....More

Thank Vegas Vick
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our trip! When entering, we were given a booklet that offered insights and suggestions on viewing the vignettes. We benefitted greatly from the use of this booklet and would encourage any who want to maximize the experience to...More

Thank Ohair
Reviewed June 15, 2016

The perfect design of a Chinese garden is to present a new view each time you turn a corner. Our garden does with, no matter the season. So come any time of the year and see nature and art blended with style.

Thank ronwesner
Reviewed June 14, 2016

After touring the Sat. Market this was a much needed relaxation zone. Worth the admission price to enter tranquility, sit on a bench and watch the fish swim in the pond. The walking path construction was unique and soothing.

Thank Lauren B
Reviewed June 14, 2016

Someone working at a nearby Retail establishment said we 'had' to visit here and we did. What a gem!!! An absolutely beautiful oasis in a pretty hectic area. Loved it and glad we visited!

Thank Deb G
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful oasis of peace and tranquility. Come and be transformed in this incredible garden. Well maintained and loved by the staff and volunteers that care for this city block sized magical place in downtown Portland.

Thank DeerDiane
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Went there on memorial day weekend and we lucked out for a tour. The guide was very knowledgeable about Chinese culture and gardening. They had cultural activities at the time of our visit which was addorable. Also try the tea house on site for some...More

Thank Sally_ThatGirl84
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

We came off a busy 8 days of touring Washington and Oregon and wanted something a little less intense. On the recommendation of a friend, we chose this beautiful garden. We arrived 15 minutes before the hour and walked around a bit before the tour...More

Thank slorettao
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June 17, 2017|
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Response from bsandrs | Reviewed this property |
It is about half a mile from Union Station and unless you have difficulties, I would walk. From the station take four blocks South on the NW 6th Avenue, then turn left onto NW Everett Street and it is four blocks along. The... More
April 23, 2017|
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Response from Chinese_Garden | Property representative |
Admission is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors (62+), $7 for students (w/ ID), Free for children 5.
July 6, 2015|
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Response from Chinese_Garden | Property representative |
An average visit to the garden can last about an hour. Join a docent led tour (included in your admission) or stop in the teahouse for a vast selection of delicious teas and treats, and your visit to the garden can easily... More