travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Japanese Garden in Portland, Oregon

 
00
    
Legend
  • General travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 7.6mi
papillon's pictureby papillon General travel tip
added on the 27th of August, 2010
If you want to take a break from the bustle of the big city and spend a fewo hours in a place of tranquility and spiritual harmony, take a walk in Portland's Japanese Garden, which is said to be the most authentic garden of its kind outside of Japan.

The garden is split into five different areas, all of which are inspired by the lore and wisdom of Tao and Buddhism. In addition to the admiring the beauty of the place and basking in the peace and quite, there are regular events organized for the garden's visitors, for example celebration of major Japanese festivals and art sales and exhibitions.

Address:
611 SW Kingston Ave, Portland, OR 97205, USA

Price:
$9.50 Adult
$7.75 Senior and Student
$6.75 Youth

Opening Hours:
10AM to 7PM in the summer season
10PM to 4PM in the winter season

On the web:
http://www.japanesegarden.com

 
Voodoo Doughnut in PortlandSt. Honore Boulangerie
 
 
 
General
tips

Recent travel tips for Portland

  • The Maize at The Pumpkin Patch
    The Maize at The Pumpkin Patch is a giant maze of corn, open only during the autumn season. This park takes the form of a 5-acre field of corn which turns into an amazing corn maze during September and October, and it makes a great place [...]
    D: 12.7mi00
  • Portland Vintage Trolleys
    A nice way to see parts of Portland is to board a vintage trolley, a service running from the first Sunday of March until the last Sunday before Christmas. The old-style trolleys will take passengers to all the MAX stations on avenues 5 and [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Tao of Tea in Portland
    Portland has tons of great cafes, but if you are a tea purist (or if you feel like having something other than your daily espresso), check out The Tao of Tea, a teahouse where you can find almost all the teas in the world and then some. [...]
    D: 4.4mi00
  • Clear Creek Distillery
    Clear Creek makes eau de vie out of the most delicious fruits in Oregon, and in addition to this alcoholic delight, they also distill brandy, Grappa, and single-malt Whiskey. The distillery can only be visited on Saturday, and there are [...]
    D: 6.9mi00
  • International Rose Test Garden
    This garden is a must see for anyone who's visiting Portland, especially of you have a fondness for roses. It is the oldest official, continuously operated public rose test garden in the United States, and it showcases some of the most [...]
    D: 7.5mi00

Things about Portland you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Portland History

At its origins, Portland was a small resting place on the banks of Willamette River, known by trappers and pioneers as ‘the Cleaning’. William Overton claimed the land around the Cleaning with the help of Asa Lovejoy, who borrowed him the 25 cents needed to process the papers. But Overton soon changed his mind and sold his share to Francis W. Pettygrove. The new partners had problems [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Jumeirah Beach is home to an impressive beachfront where you can spend an entire day basking in the glorious sunshine and taking in the surrounding...
General: Jumeirah Beach is home

Zurich, Switzerland
If you want to go shopping on a high level, go to Zurich. ThereĀ“s much you can do there in that sense.
General: Shopping in the city center

 

Derry, United Kingdom
As you may know, Halloween has its roots in the Irish culture. A fine example for that is the Halloween Carnival in Derry, a city in Northern...
Night Life & Entertainment: Derry Halloween Carnival

Pannonhalma, Hungary
This was the first Christian abbey and monastery in Hungary at the very beginning of the 13th century. The building is beautiful, the monks are...
History & Culture: Benedictan Archabbey

 

Ahmadabad, India
India tour package fascinates anyone by offering so many enchanting destinations which are housed with several historical sites representing...
General: India Tour Travel || India Travel Tour

Kanyakumari, India
Kanyakumari is the south most tip of india- Tour around Kanyakumari is a unique and wonderfull experince to the tourist. Most tourist attractive...
Sightseeing: Triveni Sungam

 

Skopje, Macedonia
Getting to Skopje and sightseeing the city!
General: Skopje trip

Moshi, Tanzania
There are natural attractions near Moshi to see such as waterfalls located at slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. Moshi is located at base of Mount...
Outdoors Activities: Moshi is basecamp for Kilimanjaro climb, waterfalls travel places

 

Poltava, Ukraine
Hi, so there is a river that goes right near the city of Poltava, Ukraine. Our summers are really, really hot, so many people get out of the city....
Beaches : Things to do in Poltava in summer

Cincinnati, Ohio
A very entertaining place to take your kids for an afternoon or for the whole day is the Cincinnati Museum Center at the Union Terminal. There are...
History & Culture: Cincinnati Museum Center

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*