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“Amazing”

Portland Japanese Garden
Ranked #3 of 453 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: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed May 13, 2014

Always enjoy taking the time to visit and spend time in this sacred space. Sit, breathe, meditate - take a walking meditation on the paths.

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JapaneseGardenPDX, Public Relations Manager at Portland Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2014

Sounds like you know just how to enjoy this place of peace and tranquility. Thanks for visiting and please come again soon.

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Reviewed May 12, 2014

Each season is a treat to come here. Easy walk for most, some disable areas too, but a gorgeous relaxing 1-2 hour visit.

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JapaneseGardenPDX, Public Relations Manager at Portland Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2014

Thank you for visiting. We do love visitors of all ages here at the Garden. There's lots to see for both the young and the young at heart.

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Reviewed May 10, 2014

Went on a free day and there were tons of people, the place is beautiful and exotic. I would go back again when there are less people and will have a more tranquil atmosphere.

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JapaneseGardenPDX, Public Relations Manager at Portland Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2014

Visiting the Garden in different seasons is a great way to experience this most beautiful of places in a variety of ways. Winter and early spring offer a time to stroll with fewer people present--and the winter Garden is stunningly beautiful. We hope you visit again soon and often.

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Reviewed May 10, 2014

One of the best I've seen. Super relaxing and a great vibe. Use the shuttle to get up from the parking lot if you need it. Very immaculate space. Seniors rate available for admission.

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JapaneseGardenPDX, Public Relations Manager at Portland Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2014

So glad you enjoyed your time here at the Garden. Spring is a lovely time to visit and see all the bright greens coming forth, along with many spring flowers. Please visit us again soon.

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Reviewed May 10, 2014

Can't say I was too impressed. I think this was mainly due to the USD 9.50 entrance fee which seems very high. I was here 1st of May and nothing was blooming yet.
In comparison I had recently been to the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden which was super wonderful.

Nice little grade, sure, but definitely not worth the entrance fee.

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JapaneseGardenPDX, Public Relations Manager at Portland Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you got a chance to visit with us.

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