Why You Should visit the Portland Japanese Garden

Find serenity in the city

One of the most popular things to do in Japanese cities is visiting the beautiful gardens within. But the good news is that when you’re visiting Oregon, you can experience the same serene, stirring natural beauty by heading to its beloved Portland Japanese Garden.

Founded in 1967 and spread across 12 acres, the special destination is organized in five distinct sections (outdoor gardens, cultural village, art galleries, art learning center, and Umami Café), to offer unique experience for everyone. Even better? There’s never a bad time of year to visit, and there’s special lectures, performances, and demonstrations held year round.


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