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Pioneer Courthouse Square

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Address: 701 Southwest Sixth Avenue, Broadway between Morrison and Yamhill, Portland, OR 97204
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A popular square in downtown Portland.

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great place

great place to people watch. Very historical. Lots of activities to do. I recommend going but I felt like I had to hold tight to my purse.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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El Paso, Texas
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El Paso, Texas
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

great place to people watch. Very historical. Lots of activities to do. I recommend going but I felt like I had to hold tight to my purse.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great history and area to start your visit to Portland. Love all the programs and activities that they plan for the public in the square.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It isn't called Portland's living room for no reason. This is the center of downtown Portland. I highly recommend seeing this if you are visiting Portland as a tourist; just so you can say you have been to Pioneer Courthouse Square. If nothing else stop in at the Starbucks that overlooks the Square for a tasty beverage. If you visit... More 

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Thank Mathew K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This square is weirdoville, and full of miscreants and street people. Go at your own risk. If you miss the riots, you will encounter the bums.

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Tualatin, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You never know what is going to be happening here. Every day is different (it could be celebration of beer, farmers market or a protest). Located in the heart of the city, there is something new always going on.

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Thank BereanJeff
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great meeting place surrounded by shops and restaurants as well as the tri met trains. Something is always going on

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

As my title says, this is just a big square in the middle of Dowtown Portland but it does have a starbucks and some food carts and is a great place to use as a 'base' when traveling. We always parked near here and used it as a central point from which to venture out to different areas. The old... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

something you should see if you are in Portland! be there when the clock strikes noon, take a picture with the man with the umbrella statute, sit on a nice day in the chairs or the steps on the bricks!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This could be a great place, but there are too many homeless and druggies and rich kids posing as beggars.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Pioneer courthouse square would be great to spend a few hours in downtown Portland. There are many upscale restaurants, bars, hotels and shops. I visited on New Years Eve, and a huge Christmas tree dominated the square. It felt very safe and many people were enjoying themselves. It is well service by tramways, the Max lines and buses. Would be... More 

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