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Lan Su Chinese Garden

239 NW Everett St, Portland, OR 97209-3957
+1 503-228-8131
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Opened in fall of 2000, this is the largest Suzhou style garden outside of China.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea house” (479 reviews)
“city block” (117 reviews)
“sister city” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
239 NW Everett St, Portland, OR 97209-3957
Old Town - Chinatown
+1 503-228-8131
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a lovely area. You can walk around on your own or take one of their tours. It is well maintained and peaceful (at least in a weekday morning). Be sure to pop into the store as well.

Thank heatherjordan56
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hey there fellow travelers, What do you do when right smack das b in the middle of the city in a Chinese garden? Meditation and tranquility come to my mind. There is something indescribable yet familiar with the Tao theological philosophy of this place. As...More

Thank Nadra M
Reviewed 2 days ago

An interesting place to see, and quite quiet and tranquil. Some history is presented as well. Worth a visit if you're in downtown Portland.

Thank joefromcincy1961
Reviewed 3 days ago

The buildings, walkways, plantings, ponds, and information about the garden were wonderful. Give yourself an hour to enjoy the Lan Su

Thank riceland
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely Chinese garden in the middle of the city. It is very relaxing and offers tours if you are interested.

Thank joeyjo2015
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was shocked to find this place downtown Portland. Upon entering the gates, you are transported to another world of peace and serenity. I would definitely go back!

1  Thank Heather L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Please visit this stunning garden. Take time to explore all the facets from the lovely buildings to the beautiful plantings. Do not miss the almost hidden views from one space to another. You will not believe you are in the middle of Portland while in...More

Thank lknlady
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chinese Gardens are lovely & quite an unexpected oasis in the bustle of Portland. However, there isn't a lot to "do". If you want to just soak up the serenity & the ambiance though, this is well worth your visit.

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful walled garden in one city block simulating what a traditional Chinese courtyard home would look like. The structures are very authentic and the garden is lovely. We learned a lot about Chinese traditions from our tour guide Ken, who was super...More

1  Thank golfslw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed our time in this garden. Busy but everyone was respectful of our space. Loved the artist explain their works.

Thank David20130609
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17 June 2017|
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Response from bsandrs | Reviewed this property |
It is about half a mile from Union Station and unless you have difficulties, I would walk. From the station take four blocks South on the NW 6th Avenue, then turn left onto NW Everett Street and it is four blocks along. The... More
23 April 2017|
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Response from Chinese_Garden | Property representative |
Admission is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors (62+), $7 for students (w/ ID), Free for children 5.
6 July 2015|
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Response from Chinese_Garden | Property representative |
An average visit to the garden can last about an hour. Join a docent led tour (included in your admission) or stop in the teahouse for a vast selection of delicious teas and treats, and your visit to the garden can easily... More