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Union Station

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Address: 800 Northwest Sixth Avenue, Portland, OR 97209
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Interesting historical site

We visited the Union Station just to see the architecture and relive the history of train travel of that era. It is a very interesting building, and well maintained. It is still... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
LHA2013
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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After walking 7 blocks in the foot of snow, the station was a welcome destination. Although we had to spend more time there than originally planned due to the train delays (nobody expected 12 inches of snow in Portland!), the time spend was pleasant, the architecture interesting, and the gift shop full of cool stuff and great snacks!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Portland is a great city to visit by rail! Even if you aren't using the train station, Wilf's is a good place to see jazz or have a meal.

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ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Left the train here, interesting architecture. Could use a facelift or at least a good cleaning. Coldest temp in years in Portland.

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Union Station just to see the architecture and relive the history of train travel of that era. It is a very interesting building, and well maintained. It is still in use and we even considered taking a train to the next stop down just for the experience. If you are interested in rail history it is worth... More 

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Hilliard, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveling cross country on Amtrak we decided to spend a night in Portland. Portland Union Station is a decently restored historic building, While not a destination in itself it has some very interesting architecture. It is on the edge of Portland's Pearl District which makes it very convenient being within walking distance. Unfortunately the location being along the tracks and... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

The building is of days gone by........ Now it serves as a depot for transportation modes. It has more charm on the outside than on the inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Nice Train station it is a well maintained historic building if you like train stations, or architecture it is a place to take a look at, it isn't a long visit but you are very close to the pearl district and china town areas of NW Portland so just pick a few of the other site right around that area.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Sadly this is one of the worst places in the city to go through as it never is free of addicts no matter what time of day. It is great to have a central location for the trains and buses out of town and the facilities are very nice and served by public transportation to get to and from the... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Truly one of Portland's jewels. The restored train station boasts a huge clock tower and a beautiful waiting room. This is one of America's fantastic train stations.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Classic old train station that has been maintained over the years, Parking is a total pain so unless you have someone to drop you off Uber it. There is a snack bar/convince store that is more than adequate. There is also a private Metropolitan Lounge with refreshments for business class and sleeping car passengers.

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