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Portland Japanese Garden: Tours & Tickets

Opens in 24 min: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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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...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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611 SW Kingston Ave, Portland, OR 97205-5886
+1 503-223-1321
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful and very serene. You couldn't help but feel so calm and relaxed in this area. So pretty with the fall colours...

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TrinidadChick
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our adult son actually mentioned going to this garden. He has gone to Japan and liked it. Apparently this place is very similar to gardens there, at least according to my son and the also the information you can learn about it in one of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MaddysTrip
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our second visit to this garden, and it was even better than the first time. The last time we went was during the summer and it was overrun with school children. This time it was as serene as it should be. While the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank shindoni
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is absolutely one of the best places to see the best of the changing seasons in Portland. If you are visiting the city, please add this in your itinerary list, even on a cloudy, rainy day it is a wonderful visit. You purchase tickets...More

Thank kdavi3
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

October visit when all the leaves were turning was spectacular. Sunday morning very crowded so go early for parking. If you visit you can also go to rose gardens right next door. Has steps up and down but not to bad. Very peaceful place.

Thank danl32
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here to photograph fall colors. A little too early, but some of the trees had yellows and oranges. I thought it was a bit excessive to charge $10 to bring in a tripod. Not very large but so good. Need to come back some...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank PhotoInge
Reviewed 5 days ago

Many of the trees are changing color which adds to the beauty of this small Japanese garden. The garden tends to be crowded on weekends but is always provides a peaceful stroll among the trees and ponds. Don't skip the learning center with an art...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Robert N
Reviewed 5 days ago

A wonderful place tp walk around and visit on a sunny or even cloudy day in Portland. Quiet and peaceful

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank karl d
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went here in the fall with my sister and found it to be a beautiful place. It's a bit of a steep walk in so if you have difficulty walking it could be a problem. Otherwise we went through in about an hour and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Robin F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Scene after scene of tranquil Zen inspired gardens, each unique but the common theme is beauty and stillness. Despite going on a busy day (Sunday) the garden managed to keep its serenity despite the crowds. The water gardens were my favorite with stme paved paths,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Nigel M
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Kimberly C
7 August 2019|
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Response from crpdx2000 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can buy it at the entrance.
19 July 2019|
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Response from JapaneseGardenPDX | Property representative |
Multnomah County Library is now taking reservations for electronic library "Cultural Passes." These, available to Library Card holders, are sent via e-mail, and can then be shown either on a print-out or a mobile device at... More
12 March 2019|
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Response from angelaharse | Reviewed this property |
Honestly gorgeous. We went yesterday and found it breathtaking.