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International Rose Test Garden

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Address: 400 SW Kingston Ave, Portland, OR 97205-5883
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The oldest official, continuously operated public rose test garden in the...

The oldest official, continuously operated public rose test garden in the United States boasts more than 8,000 roses.

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A must for Visitors or Portlanders

Portland's International Rose Test Garden is a must for everyone at every age. Beauty at every turn and the wonderful smells will make your mouth water. This is a great place to... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Portland's International Rose Test Garden is a must for everyone at every age. Beauty at every turn and the wonderful smells will make your mouth water. This is a great place to bring the family for a picnic or any kind of gathering. During the Summer they have plays and Peacock in the Park. Go, enjoy, breath deep, smile and... More 

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Bend, Oregon, United States
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Washington Park is gorgeous, home to the Rose garden, Japanese garden, Portland zoo (you can take a little train to it round trip from the zoo) and more. The roses are fantastic, beautiful views, a rose gift shop, and a surprisingly good hot dog stand. Worth the stop.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Of course the best time to go is when everything is in bloom. I live in Portland and take anyone who visits here to the rose garden. beautiful view of Mt. Hood from here also.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Rose Garden is a Portland must-see in the month of June. Gorgeous location in Washington Park and it's free (except for parking). Beautiful views of the city and mountain (on a clear day). The garden is a great place for both adults and children. There is an amazing playground down the road from the garden too.

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Clackamas, Oregon
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This is a great place to visit. Views are awesome, and is very calming. Your eyes get to see so many beautiful, well tendered roses, and your nose is in love with the scents! Fun for all ages! Makes me proud as a 4th generation Oregonian to show this off as we are the "City of Roses".

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you're visiting Portland for the first time you have to go to this garden. It's acres and acres of the most beautiful roses you'll ever see in the most beautiful setting. A must do for any of my visitors that come to PORTLAND.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Roses are everywhere, my wife could not be happier. Lots of opportunities for pictures. We stopped at near by store and bought some books and a box of rose tea. Tea was very good.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love it. Acres of beautiful, different roses in a serene garden right in the city. Other stuff right next door too, like the zoo.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are so many different kinds of roses in this garden. More than I know there exist! However, after walking around for some time, I actually felt my interest in roses waned and wanted to see something other than roses. Parking around the garden can get difficult at times.

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Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been a few years but I can't forget finding the prize rose for the year I was born. The date below says 2016 which is all the site allows but we were there in 2004.

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