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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea house” (423 reviews)
“city block” (126 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
239 NW Everett St, Portland, OR 97209-3957
Old Town - Chinatown
+1 503-228-8131
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Reviewed yesterday

Small and will take about 30 minutes to explore, but it is neat to imagine being a part of the Chinese family who would have been able to enjoy the courtyards on a regular basis. So many architectural details to admire.

Thank Suzanna H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a pretty garden. It is located in Chinatown of Portland. It just was an odd spot. You do have to pay to get in but they do offer military discount. Your admission ticket is good for the whole day. It also has a...More

Thank Tiffiny M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Most visitors are familiar with Portland's large Japanese Garden and Rose Test Garden, which are certainly worthwhile but a bit of a challenge to reach on public transportation if you are staying downtown and don't have a car. However, you can easily walk to the...More

Thank Eileen144
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a treasure in the heart of this city. It is art at its best. The plants, water ways and structures allow you to step into another world. Let you negative feeling go as you pass through the gates

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our volunteer guide, Steve, has been involved in the garden since it first opened 17 years ago. In less than an hour he expanded this tiny place into a full experience for us, steeped in tradition, collaboration, and poetry. Use the Chinook app for a...More

Thank Jcsepich
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped by this garden at the recommendation of a flower shop we just popped into because it was so lovely. So glad we did! They were having a flower arrangement competition, and had some students making flower jewelry (for free!) as well. It was...More

Thank Angela J
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very pleasant place to spend a quiet hour or two. Lots of nice nooks and rooms to experience a Chinese garden. They had a special flower arranging show/contest while we were there that added to the experience.

Thank Davidjolly55
Reviewed 1 week ago

A quiet and beautiful setting with multiple water features and a variety of blooming and non-blooming flora, this peaceful oasis in the heart of downtown China Town is worth every penny to visit. The meandering pathways and bridges provide eye candy for those who enjoy...More

Thank Cate B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a short guided tour of the gardens. The tour guide was quite knowledgeable about the architecture and the plants. I enjoyed the respectful pace of the tour (didn't feel rushed) and then did a bit of exploring on my own. I learned a...More

Thank Rebecca Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

How lovely that Portland worked with Suzhou, its sister city in China, to create this lovely homage to the Ming Dynasty gardens that Suzhou is world-famous for. Though its only approximately one-square block, the garden will transport you to another place and time. (Just don't...More

Thank Sharon B
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18 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
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.
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