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Japanese Garden in Portland, Oregon

 
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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

 
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