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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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“city block” (127 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 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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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This is a unique property. We took the docent tour and had tea and dumplings in the Tea house. It was wonderful. This is truly a beautiful Chinese complex said to be what a Chinese scholar might have experienced. Everything is meticulously maintained. It is...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped at the Alan Su Chinese Garden as part of a Portland City tour. It is amazing how much they have squeezed into a small area. The ponds are very clean and have Lotus Flowers and Water Lilies and Koi. There is a tea...More

Thank Mikeshy
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

China Town in Portland is a dumpster surround by lots of homeless people ...it is a very pretty Chinese Garden but around the area is scary ...All Chinese business moved away . Nothing in China Town compare to SF or NYC. Do not go to...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Fascinating to find an authentic Chinese gardening the middle of Portland. The music, the tea house, the lotus blossoms among other features transported us to old China. Whether seeking some quiet or a taste of old China, this is a wonderful place to come and...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

I have not visit this Chinese Garden in several years and am glad I had time this year to do so. We spent an hour here absorbing the architect and ambiance. It is so peaceful and calming. I wish we had time to spend in...More

Thank jav9206
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

I visited this beautiful garden on a sunny day in mid September. The air was fragrant with osmanthus blossoms, and the lilies and lotus plants were still in bloom. A number of pavilions surround the 'lake', which is the garden's central feature. Each pavilion provided...More

Thank Phillip K
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I always stop at this garden when in Portland. It is such a beautiful and calming place. If you stop on a rainy day their are many covered areas to sit and enjoy. We were pleasantly suprised to arrive during a cultural event that included...More

Thank Erica B
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Came to check out the garden with tickets from my Aunty only to find out they were closed for the afternoon. Staff was great and recommended we try and look from the outside, which is somewhat feasible. So beautiful! Will have to come back for...More

Thank Lily B
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

You are greeted by peace and tranquility when you visit the Chinese Garden. The grounds are beautiful and a visitor could sit for a long time just enjoying the tranquility.

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

This was a wonderful stop. The docent was extremely knowledgeable. If you choose to take the tour it is about 50 minutes and full of information. I do, however, recommend taking some time to just walk around the garden alone to really appreciate what you...More

Thank Tiffany S
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Richard C
11 April 2018|
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Response from Chinese_Garden | Property representative |
Lan Su Chinese Garden is open year-round (closed on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day). Please check the garden's website for any updates before planning your visit.
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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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