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“Lovely gardens, a lot to see and photograph”

Portland Japanese Garden
Ranked #3 of 445 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 four seasons. In Spring of 2017, the Garden opened its new Cultural Village, complete with new garden spaces, classrooms, exhibition and gallery space, and the Umami Cafe.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Pasco, Washington
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273 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Lovely gardens, a lot to see and photograph”
Reviewed February 26, 2012

The Japanese Gardens are very pretty and very relaxing to visit.

Visited October 2011
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Hastings
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53 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“There are numerous picture perfect spots”
Reviewed February 26, 2012

Even the drive to the place is spectacular. I have been to this place on a couple of occasions and manage to find something new every time. There are numerous picture perfect spots located on grounds.

Visited October 2011
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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Zen Gardens --reminded me of Kyoto”
Reviewed February 25, 2012

Even the drive up the hill has a great view and brings you to the Rose Garden.

Visited February 2012
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Aloha, OREGON
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Japanese garden”
Reviewed February 24, 2012

beautiful and peaceful. Great place to take visitors. There is a spectacular view of the city. Especially on a clear day!

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Vancouver, Washington
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127 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Majestic”
Reviewed February 23, 2012

The gardens are so peaceful, beautifully maintained and just a site to see. It is Portland little piece of heaven on earth.

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