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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea house” (425 reviews)
“city block” (126 reviews)
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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 24 October 2016

The garden seems very Japanese in style and is a nice tranquil oasis in the dirty noisy Chinatown area. There are several buildings with activities inside (eg. calligraphy) as well as bridges and ponds. There is a beautiful rock waterfall and some lovely manicured trees...More

Thank TashfromMelb
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The Chinese Gardens are the real deal. Our guide Frances L. was one of the founders and gave us a unique inside story of this beautiful garden. This garden/house is a glimpse into ancient Chinese heritage, philosophy and culture. Having been to a Chinese garden...More

Thank RuthieKats
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Doesn't take much time to see but it is very pretty. Most of the walk areas are covered, so even in rain, you could go. We enjoyed seeing the koi and reading some of the Chinese books for children. My son got his fortune by...More

Thank alibarbaraMilwaukee
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I have been here a few times when in Portland but this time traveled with my brother and his wife from Southern Oregon. Had to take them here and they loved it! These gardens are so relaxing you forget the outside city is just beyond...More

Thank rogueriverturtle
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Make time to visit this serene gem tucked into the city. The waterfall, koi and luscious landscape will take your breath awat.

Thank 1coffeeplease
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Always a joy to visit! So beautiful the stonework, the whole garden and wonderful plants - and very relaxing !!!!

Thank ingridmillinger
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a small garden but well worth a look. Everything is beautiful and so relaxing. A must see if you like gardens.

Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped here on a rainy day. Many walkways are covered. Interesting plants. Lovely tea room where you can have tea, cookies , and other foods. Also purchase tea pots and tea.

Thank rose k
Reviewed 17 October 2016

How can such a gem exist in the city. The Chinese Garden makes up one square block of the city. A free tour is highly recommended as even the stones that make up the beautiful floor mosiacs have a story.

Thank jsc813
Reviewed 17 October 2016

So relaxing, beautiful, what a great place for a date, quiet time, a rest stop in the busy city. Recommend it highly, I'd go back.

Thank sbeguy
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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