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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“city block” (126 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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 1 week ago via mobile

It’s difficult to believe that you were in the heart of the city. It is such a serene and peaceful area. Don’t miss this and the Japanese garden. Incredible flowers and trees and pathways. Nice gift shop, too.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Chinese gardens with a friend just before Thanksgiving. What a wonderful bit of peaceful tranquility in the heart of the city! We arrived just in time for the guided tour of the various gardens. Many of the flowers and plants were still...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful peaceful place! Located in the China Town area of downtown Portland, the Lan Su Chinese Garden are very pretty , they offered us a free guided tour which was very informative - Most of the landscaping and materials for the building were all hand...More

Thank ventcap
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to visit Lan Su on a late afternoon prior to going to dinner in downtown Portland. We started out with a visit to the teahouse where we had some Sake and snacks. The mung bean cakes were awesome, and reminded me of when...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a stop on our City Tour and it was breathtaking. Every time we looked on a different direction or walked to a different section of the garden, we were awestruck. It didn't hurt that the crysanthemums were in bloom! Great little tea house,...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Garden on a rainy, November day and were pleased to find most everything still in bloom. The gardens had a little bit of something for everyone in our group - a peaceful, zen like feeling for me, great photography spots for my...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an awesome place of stunning beauty and serenity! Located in the China Town area of downtown Portland, the Lan Su Chinese Garden was one of the highlights of our first visit to Portland. It was a rainy day, but that did not stop us...More

Thank Dianne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for just about an hour with my 5yo and 9yo. It was the perfect amount of time with kids to walk through the garden, read our fortunes, and have a light lunch of tea, appetizers and noodles. Amazing stonework, a unique art...More

Thank Gracey_in_Colton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small and will take about 30 minutes to explore, but it is neat to imagine being a part of the Chinese family who would have been able to enjoy the courtyards on a regular basis. So many architectural details to admire.

Thank Suzanna H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a pretty garden. It is located in Chinatown of Portland. It just was an odd spot. You do have to pay to get in but they do offer military discount. Your admission ticket is good for the whole day. It also has a...More

Thank Tiffiny M
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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