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Lan Su Chinese Garden

239 NW Everett St, Portland, OR 97209-3957
+1 503-228-8131
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Opened in fall of 2000, this is the largest Suzhou style garden outside of China.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea house” (479 reviews)
“city block” (117 reviews)
“sister city” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
239 NW Everett St, Portland, OR 97209-3957
Old Town - Chinatown
+1 503-228-8131
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Reviewed yesterday

Please visit this stunning garden. Take time to explore all the facets from the lovely buildings to the beautiful plantings. Do not miss the almost hidden views from one space to another. You will not believe you are in the middle of Portland while in...More

Thank lknlady
Reviewed yesterday

The Chinese Gardens are lovely & quite an unexpected oasis in the bustle of Portland. However, there isn't a lot to "do". If you want to just soak up the serenity & the ambiance though, this is well worth your visit.

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beautiful walled garden in one city block simulating what a traditional Chinese courtyard home would look like. The structures are very authentic and the garden is lovely. We learned a lot about Chinese traditions from our tour guide Ken, who was super...More

Thank golfslw
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed our time in this garden. Busy but everyone was respectful of our space. Loved the artist explain their works.

Thank David20130609
Reviewed 2 days ago

The space may be small, fills a city block, BUT it is filled with beauty and harmony creating the feeling of largeness and at the same time creating a feeling of tranquility. Every little nook and cranny is addressed with loving care and attention to...More

Thank Funtravel72014
Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed tea recently while catching up with a friend we hadn't seen for over 25 years. Most enjoyable place to relax.

Thank Huskie4
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Chinese Gardens in Portland,OR is one of the most peaceful places this reviewer has ever been that is in the heart of downtown Portland. As soon as you enter the Gardens you will notice quiet. Just on the other side of the Garden wall...More

Thank DickW343
Reviewed 3 days ago

You step out of the city streets in Portland and into a different culture and environment. It's like being transported to Asia for a few hours.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The gardens were beautiful and serene. The garden is located one block from the light rail at the Chinatown stop. It is a wonderful representation of Chinese gardens with much symbolism from the Chinese culture. Would highly recommend trying to have a guided tour of...More

Thank pakay2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

We did a self guided tour of this beautiful garden in the middle of downtown. The attention to detail is exquisite. Do a guided tour if you can.

Thank onesushigirl
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17 June 2017|
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Response from bsandrs | Reviewed this property |
It is about half a mile from Union Station and unless you have difficulties, I would walk. From the station take four blocks South on the NW 6th Avenue, then turn left onto NW Everett Street and it is four blocks along. The... More
23 April 2017|
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Response from Chinese_Garden | Property representative |
Admission is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors (62+), $7 for students (w/ ID), Free for children 5.
6 July 2015|
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Response from Chinese_Garden | Property representative |
An average visit to the garden can last about an hour. Join a docent led tour (included in your admission) or stop in the teahouse for a vast selection of delicious teas and treats, and your visit to the garden can easily... More