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Willamette Valley
#1 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
We went on an organised Gorge Waterfalls and Mount Hood tour with Wildwood Adventures and Jess, our knowledgeable and friendly guide, was great and made sure we had the best views possible.
Hiking, biking, arts, waterfalls, shopping, micro-brews, restaurants and a beautiful view of snow capped mountains.
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Portland Center Stage at The Armory
#2 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
The productions at PCS are amazing, and the Armory is a beautiful historical landmark.
Adapted from Peter Stark's book of the same title by PCS artistic director Chris Coleman, these two plays offer a remarkable view into an almost forgotten episode of American history.
The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother
#3 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
The forest is amazing, the woodwork outstanding, the peace and tranquility what I had been needing for quite some time, gardens glorious, the view from the upper area just fantastic, serenity at hand and just over...
... especially for choir performances; the modern and intimate clifftop Meditation Chapel with panoramic views, including Mount Saint Helen's; and, all this within the City of Portland minutes from the airport and...
Tilikum Crossing
#4 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
The views, the architecture, the wide lanes and gently curve of the deck - it's all about harmony with the water and the skyline, and the serenity of the individual.
What lovely sights to savor, viewing the city and the Willamette River while strolling across the Tilikum Crossing that was was colorfully lit as the sky became darker.
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Pittock Mansion
#5 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
Accessible by a paved forested roadway or by a beautiful scenic hiking trail, it is a transformative and inspiring experience to walk the gorgeous grounds, take in the breathtaking views, and just chillax, rejuven...
2-3 mile hike with breathtaking views and once you arrive to the mansion you can enjoy a 360 view of our beautiful city including a magnificent view of Mt.
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Oregon Holocaust Memorial
#6 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
Being Jewish myself I love to visit memorial sites that have to do with the holocaust and this memorial was beautifully kept and had great artifacts and quotes as well as a rock that states underneath was the soil...
Somber and Serend Site
Northwest (Nob Hill)
#7 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
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St. Johns Bridge
#8 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
Awesome Old World Bridge, w/ Amazing View!
This bridge is truly majestic and the views from it are incredible - and beneath it is Cathedral Park -
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Alberta Street
#9 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
Our main reason for visiting Alberta Street was to view the street art murals.
Cool view, art works, themes etc .
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Oregon Rail Heritage Center
#10 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
Walk it, once on the west side of the river, you can walk south a short distance and buy a ticket to ride the Gondola from the south waterfront up to OHSU for a beautiful view of the Willamette and downtown Portla...
Inside you can directly view the locomotives, read about railroad history and sometimes see restoration work in process.
Keller Auditorium
#11 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
All seats had very good unobstructed views, easy entry and exits, multiple areas to buy a variety of refreshments and memorabilia.
The big concerts sell out fast, but if you go to the booth on premise you can get some great guidance well in advance...better than any ticket site will help you!
Pearl District
#12 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
Beautiful modern condo buildings with a slight rustic and homey feel, train tracks, parks, and close to the river for lovely views.
:) Seriously though, there are sooo many great places to eat, drink (coffee or adult beverages), view and purchase art, crafts, etc.
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Bridgeport Brewery and Brewpub
#13 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
This Portland landmark is definitely worth a visit.
I hopped off and headed for a clear view of it.
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Sellwood
#14 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
The houses are interesting, the views of downtown from the bluff catch your attention, a loaf of fresh bread or a sandwich from Grand Central Bakery is a must, antique shops to visit, food carts with great offerin...
Portlandia
#15 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
A pleasantly tucked away statue ,but best views are across the street in the Shopping Mall on the first floor.
Part of our walking tour, we got a great view and the whole story behind the statue, it's creation, and the building it sights on.
Multnomah Village
#16 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
Kinda strenuous, but just take your time and enjoy the view all the way up to the bridge.
Amazing sites!
Pioneer Courthouse Square
#17 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
One of Portlands great landmarks.
Nice view especially if you could walk along the waterfront in between the bridges.
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Sauvie Island Farms
#18 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
It is a ways, in my view, but on a lovely day, in the mornings before traffic gets hectic, go out and visit the farms.
Ira Keller Fountain Park
#19 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
Great to walk and soak in the view of the Columbia River.
This is an architectural landmark that anyone with an interest in architecture or urban design should visit.
Portland State University
#20 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
Great to explore the sites and architecture here
Not to mention, a pretty good view of Mount Hood, looking east from the big windows.
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Pioneer Courthouse
#21 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
Enjoyed a quick visit here- self guided tour, great to wander around with information on placards all around, nice introduction by security- need photo ID to get in- working old elevator and beautiful views
The views are wonderful, and there are historical pictures of Portland in the 1800's below each view.
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Vietnam Veterans Living Memorial
#22 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
... tell and it really gives you an idea of how many lives were lost during Vietnam just from people who lived in Oregon !! It's a wonderful place to take time and reflect ; as well as enjoying the views of the area
Hawthorne Bridge
#23 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
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Animals in Pools
#24 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
Save The PT Boat, Inc.
#25 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
Eastbank Esplanade
#26 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
The Esplanade has a wonderful view of the Willamette River and downtown Portland.
Great views of downtown and the Willamette.
PGE Park
#27 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
I thought we had an excellent view and out of the rain.
Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery
#28 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
The SW corner of the cemetery is rich with history as it held many of the Chinese immigrants that helped remove tree stumps for the railroads and just East of these sites many from the The Oregon Hospital are buried.
Visit the web site for all they have to offer.
The Maize at The Pumpkin Patch
#29 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
Steel Bridge
#30 of 139 Sights & Landmarks in Portland
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