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Best of Portland City Morning Tour
"Travel through the various parts of the city from downtown Portland to the Pearl District to Nob Hill and several neighborhoods. Visit all the must-see attractions including the sites of Pioneer Square and learn about the great diversity found in Portland’s downtown area the historical importance it has played in the state’s history and the fast-growing culture that exists in the City of Portland.On this tour learn about many prominent and notable citizens of Oregon. Experience sights of Portland Food Carts were you can satisfy your appetite at Portland Food Carts all over town. Next tour through the Pittock Mansion a meticulously preserved architectural landmark that symbolizes Portland’s transformation from a small lumber town into a bustling city. As we travel let the fragrance of our International Rose Gardens embrace you with over 550 different varieties of Roses
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Best of Portland City Tour 2PM
"Travel through the various parts of the city from downtown Portland to the Pearl District to Nob Hill and several neighborhoods. Visit all the must-see attractions including the sites of Pioneer Square and learn about the great diversity found in Portland’s downtown area the historical importance it has played in the state’s history and the fast-growing culture that exists in the City of Portland.On this tour learn about many prominent and notable citizens of Oregon. Experience sights of Portland Food Carts were you can satisfy your appetite at Portland Food Carts all over town. Next tour through the Pittock Mansion a meticulously preserved architectural landmark that symbolizes Portland’s transformation from a small lumber town into a bustling city. As we travel let the fragrance of our International Rose Gardens embrace you with over 550 different varieties of Roses
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Best of Portland City Morning Tour
"Travel through the various parts of the city from downtown Portland to the Pearl District to Nob Hill and several neighborhoods. Visit all the must-see attractions including the sites of Pioneer Square and learn about the great diversity found in Portland’s downtown area the historical importance it has played in the state’s history and the fast-growing culture that exists in the City of Portland.On this tour learn about many prominent and notable citizens of Oregon. Experience sights of Portland Food Carts were you can satisfy your appetite at Portland Food Carts all over town. Next tour through the Pittock Mansion a meticulously preserved architectural landmark that symbolizes Portland’s transformation from a small lumber town into a bustling city. As we travel let the fragrance of our International Rose Gardens embrace you with over 550 different varieties of Roses
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Japanese Garden Tips (20)

Serenity and beauty

A trip to the Washington Park area necessitates a visit to Portland's Japanese Gardens. We took advantage of a beautiful day to visit and enjoyed it very much. There is a fee to get in, $9.50 for...
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Herkbert
Oct 03, 2010

Japanese Garden (Washington Park)

The Portland Japanese Garden is located on a hill overlooking the city, inside Washington Park near the Rose Garden (the actual Rose Garden, not the big concrete arena on the east side of the river)....
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glabah
Aug 17, 2009

Portland Classical Chinese Garden

A Garden where a japanese/chinese culture is very rich. Afternoon tea by the manmade lake is also available for purchase and a tour is avaible every 2 hours. More infor...
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Minnieg
Jul 25, 2008

60 MIN at the Portland Japanese Garden

The Portland Japanese Garden is a traditional Japanese garden occupying 5.5 acres located within Washington Park in the west hills of Portland, Oregon, USA. The garden was designed by Professor Takuma...
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conciusgardener
Aug 28, 2007

Japanese garden

Tucked away above the International Rose Test Garden- and a painful walk for me considering we'd summited Hood the following day- is the strikingly beautiful Japanese Garden. We paid the $8 admission...
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goingsolo
Jun 03, 2007

Beautiful Japanese Garden!

The Japenese Garden in Portland is known to be very authentic..one of the most authentic outside of Japan! Its pretty good sized, about 5 acres. You could easily pop in and walk around for 30...
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TrvlnGrrl
Feb 26, 2007

JAPANESE GARDENS

I am so thankful that I was child free when I came to visit here. I don't think I would have been able to enjoy these wonderful gardens if Patrick had come here. It's not really a kid friendly...
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moiraistyx
Oct 12, 2006

Japanese Garden

Located within Washington Park is this beautiful garden. This garden is considered one of the most authentic Japanese gardens outside of Japan, and I can see why. Boosting some of the best views of...
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Gypsystravels
Sep 11, 2006

Japanese Gardens

I went to the Japanese Gardens. They were very nice and quite worth seeing. But at $8 each to get in for something that was at most 45 minutes I don't think I'll be going back. That said everyone...
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cjg1
Sep 11, 2006

Japanese Garden

The Japanes Garden is a lovely place to visit, It is very peaceful and serene. If you have never been before, take a guided tour, it is definitely worth it. I wandered around for several hours before...
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MIdgiemoon
Jan 22, 2006

The Perfect Place for Photos!

The Japanese Gardens are more beautiful than any photo can capture. When you are there you forget you are sitting above Portland and feel as though you have been transported into Japan. The minute you...
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deWilde
Aug 15, 2005

Serenity Now

The Japanese Garden in Washington Park is an oasis of peace - at least if you wear earplugs. It's hard not to hear the announcements from the train station or cars along the adjacent road. However,...
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cruisingbug
Aug 03, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Japanese Garden

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Washington Park

The Wildwood Trail used to be a famous Portland feature that has now become somewhat overshadowed now by a number of other things. It still provides an interesting look at Portland's preserved West...
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Pittock Mansion

Completed in 1914, Pittock Mansion was built for Henry Pittock and his wife Georgiana. Pittock, who had arrived in Oregon in 1853 without a cent to his name, worked his way up in the newspaper...
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World Forestry Center and Museum

As part of the conference activities, we dined at the World Forestry Center. We had access to the museum and hiking paths. Also, learned about the importance of forests and trees in our lives, as well...
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Oregon Zoo

The Oregon Zoo is located right in Portland at Washington Park and there is a metro stop right there for convenient access. There is a pay parking lot and it looked pretty crowded, but we rode the...
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Children's Museum

Now that we're travelling with a toddler in tow, we always need to take into account her happiness and enjoyment. For our trip to Oregon, I decided it would be special if we could take one whole...
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Art Museum

The Portland Art Museum was founded in 1892, which makes it the oldest art museum on the West Coast. Although its collection was rather small at first, the museum soon gained popularity thanks to the...
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