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Portland Japanese Garden

611 SW Kingston Ave, Portland, OR 97205-5886
+1 503-223-1321
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Beautiful way to spend a couple hours

We walked around the gardens for a couple hours. There is so much to see, bring your camera! We... read more

Reviewed today
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A must visit in Portland

This is an exquisite garden to walk, sit and or meditate for the morning or the afternoon... read more

Reviewed today
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
611 SW Kingston Ave, Portland, OR 97205-5886
+1 503-223-1321
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Reviewed today

We walked around the gardens for a couple hours. There is so much to see, bring your camera! We went in the rain and it was still very enjoyable and a must see if you are in the area.

Thank saravogell
Reviewed today

This is an exquisite garden to walk, sit and or meditate for the morning or the afternoon . . . beautifully manicured in the Japanese tradition. . . can get crowded on good weather days . . .dont let a light rain keep you away,...More

Thank Ken1054
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The gardens are outrageously beautiful and serene. They are so well kept and invite reflection a must see in Portland

Thank lhouse1
Reviewed yesterday

The garden is beautiful, bit pricey to get in though! Easy to get to. Brilliant view of Mount Hood, shame someone built a skyscraper in front though! Left feeling very tranquil, would happily visit on my own and get a little meditation in as there...More

Thank JeanKingstonUponHull
Reviewed yesterday

This hillside garden is one of the best and well worth the price of admission. We recently visited with a 2 y.o. who loved the Koi pond, counting all the steps, and following the "Treasure Hunt", which would probably be even better for a slightly...More

Thank Anne O
Reviewed yesterday

A spot that is so very special. It is worth going there. Lovely grounds and the feel of peace pervades.

Thank sesphd
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such a nice place. We took the free tour they provide; great information. Well maintained. They do have a nice tea spot with a small lunch menu served before 2pm with only tea served after. Great spot to check out.

Thank Mighty2Mighty
Reviewed 2 days ago

In my visits over the years to this garden, each season brings an awe inspiring experience to the light and colors of each area of the garden. The recent garden expansion allows scheduling of many more cultural events. However, some of the solitude and meditative...More

Thank lebefana
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very interesting exhibit. My daughter and grandchildren enjoyed it immensely. Would recommend a visit by all who have not had the experience. I't easy to get to in downtown Portland.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place for taking photos and just going for a walk. Spring I think would be best because of the flowers

Thank 303catherinew
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Sharon K
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Response from Anca B | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry Sharon, I didn't pay attention to that. It's better to call them directly.
Susan F
12 August 2017|
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Response from ramjacket | Reviewed this property |
Parking is a nightmare, but try to get a spot near the holocaust memorial in the park. It's your best bet. I think it was around $3/hr to park. No outside food or drink was allowed
Patricia H
18 July 2017|
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Adult: $14.95 Senior (65+): $12.95 Student: $11.95 Youth (6-17): $10.45 Child (5 and under): Free