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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 good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea house” (445 reviews)
“city block” (127 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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239 NW Everett St, Portland, OR 97209-3957
Old Town - Chinatown
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"tea house"
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"city block"
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"portland's sister city"
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"tea room is"
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"an oasis"
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"guided tour"
in 90 reviews
"busy city"
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"water features"
in 48 reviews
"peaceful place"
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"gift shop"
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"entrance fee"
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"free tour"
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"rainy day"
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"visiting portland"
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"plants"
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Reviewed yesterday

Had the opportunity to witness Chinese New Year Celebrations here. This Chinese Garden is very well maintained, and the staff are friendly. We love the tea house which is located inside the garden. The event itself was well organized, and it was so much fun...More

Thank Elsa F
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful, interesting, right in town. A gem for Portland that is worth visiting again and again. It can get crowed on school holidays so plan ahead.

Thank Francoise A
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went on Valentine’s day and enjoyed our walk through the garden. They close at 4pm so get there early. It was interesting and loved the pond with the dragon and flowers. Great architecture. Make sure you go when it’s not raining.

Thank MelissaTravels2
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A true gem in the middle of the city. Unbelievable that I've lived in the area for 25 years and never visited this beautiful sanctuary in the midst of a bustling city. We went as a group from work. A great change of pace. The...More

Thank Robin M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While the garden is small and interrupted by lots of city noises, it’s a beautiful celebration of culture. The tours are free with paid admission, and I highly recommend the tour. It gives you a better appreciation of the work put into making the place...More

Thank KMarieDayton
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's pretty interesting to see in google maps a small block that's filled by this garden surrounded by a bunch of grey buildings. It's an interesting visit for sure especially if you haven't seen been to many Chinese cultured tourist spots but if you have,...More

Thank Ryan T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a 10 usd entry price, pretty but not amazing, maybe for 5. Some.plants and buildings and a gift shop in the end. Ok if bored, but not worth it if you have been in China

Thank DonCesar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Only a block in size, as you meander along the paths, you forget you are in the middle of a city. A lovely escape, this is a charming garden.

Thank DrPezz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As has been said, this beautiful garden is well worth visiting. We were there in January so not an explosion of color but still much to experience. Our visit was greatly enhanced by our tour guide who explained the significance of the garden elements: everything...More

Thank RetroFan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the cultural prides of downtown Portand is the Lan Su Chinese Garden, built brick-by-brick from the original in China. A quiet peaceful place of water, gardens and architecture that celebrate solitude and reflection.

Thank kumtux
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ruahde
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
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adb3tree
24 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.
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Sugarbooger500
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
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