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“Beautiful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Portland Japanese Garden

Portland Japanese Garden
Ranked #3 of 433 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 2016 and 2017 the Garden is undergoing a major expansion project which will add a Cultural Village -- complete with classroom, exhibition, and gallery space and an authentic Japanese Tea Cafe -- outside the original Garden's gates.
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

This was such a peaceful and beautiful garden. Beautiful waterfalls, zen gardens and koi ponds. Absolutely breathe taking. A relaxing way to spend an afternoon

Visited October 2012
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Portland Oregon
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Serene and quiet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Lovely green plush gardens. Nice quiet, easy walking. Parking can be tricky...go early.
Many Japanese native plants.

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Margate, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“worth the trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

A peaceful oasis in Portland. Although it is winter the scenery in the gardens and the sights are beautiful. Well worth the trip.

Visited January 2013
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Portland, Oregon, United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Another must see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

These gardens are like a scene out of a Japanese documentary. And the crowning glory is the breathtaking view of Mount hood.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Beautiful and serene”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

I've only been a couple times, but it is one of those places I've considered buying a membership so I can see it in all the different shades of the year. Well designed and maintained, supposed to be one of the best in the country. Its a very nice oasis very near the city.

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