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“A Bit Scary During the Day; Would Not Go at Night”
Jul 5, 2018
“If you like historical and crazy, this is for you.”
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Southwest Fourth Avenue and Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97209
Old Town - Chinatown
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We ended up in this area of Portland after walking north along the waterfront for a while, and once I realized where we were, we made haste to get out of the area as quickly as possible. The area south of Burnside gets a little...More

Thank dunadan
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Yes, it is dirty. A homeless guy ran up to us and screamed "Pimp f'n People", but it is the only section of Portland where they haven't torn anything historical down and replaced it with skyscrapers. There is a lot of history; just ignore the...More

1  Thank germoTacoma
Reviewed May 7, 2018

We had read the reviews, but thought we would check it out for ourselves while in the area. We actually needed a couple things at a Walmart and stopped at the one here. I have never been leary in a parking lot, but sure was...More

4  Thank ladyme1
Reviewed February 16, 2018

My story is similar to those of others saddened by the desolation of Old Town Chinatown. I sense that things are being done to aid the many homeless people in the neighborhood, but the optimistic 'take' of tourism sites is misleading. If you go, do...More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed January 16, 2018

We were staying across the river at a convention center area hotel. I decided to walk across the bridge and explore the Old Town, since I had read a bit about it (but not enough!). I checked out the Chinatown and nothing much was happening....More

1  Thank Robert J
Reviewed January 11, 2018

I came here to taste some of the good local Portland beers and was happily surprised by the excellent pizza! Very friendly staff with good suggestions on the beers; the pizza takes 35 minutes (which is announced) but totally worth the wait - just excellent....More

Thank JJans2014
Reviewed September 22, 2017

I didn't do my research on "Old Town" (which I think is also Chinatown?) prior to visiting Portland, and wandered there on a Saturday mid-day. There were homeless people everywhere, and my group of 2 were the only tourists on the street. Homeless doesn't bother...More

6  Thank NJRollHard
Reviewed November 20, 2016

There are plenty of things to see and do in Old Town that has its own unique classic charm. There are some interesting attractions like Lan Su Chinese Garden, Haunted Pub Tours, Shanghai Tunnel tours where Portland’s lawless past is revealed. As far as great...More

3  Thank RSNN
Reviewed September 29, 2016

I have never been in a city that had so many people literally sleeping in the middle of the sidewalk, in the doorways of the shops downtown, and the parks were so filled with people living there that you didn't dare go in them. We...More

9  Thank ThomasTCat
Reviewed August 27, 2016

My husband and I join the number of people who have mentioned the terrible problem of vagrants in downtown Portland in their reviews. We were in the process of parking our car. We had intentions of walking around to see some of the more interesting...More

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