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Yahoo Finance: 50 Affordable Trips to Take After You Turn 50

19. Portland, Ore. Daily Cost: $123 Airfare: $176 Hotel: $67 One of America’s best big cities for budget travel, Portland is the shining star of the Pacific Northwest. Must-see attractions include quirky bookstores, crafts markets and the local coffee and doughnut shops, where you can get a true taste of the region. Once you’ve filled your belly, the International

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The Oregonian Highlights Portland’s Japan Connection

We’re overjoyed to see Portland Japanese Garden appear in this recent article in the Oregonian on Aug. 3rd. The hand carved wood power boards commissioned from Ainu and Northwestern native artists for the recent Forest of Dreams exhibition, located until recently at the Garden Overlook, are scheduled to be rededicated at their new home at

Avoid summer parking woes.

Ride the free Washington Park shuttle.

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Kyoto Journal Highlights Found in Translation: Teaching the art of the Japanese Garden by Kristin Faurest

Kyoto Journal recently published a piece about the Garden’s International Japanese Garden Training Center written by Kristin Faurest, the Training Center’s Director. The Center was developed to share with individuals outside of Japan the skills, knowledge, techniques and philosophies that have resided mainly in the hands and hearts of Japanese gardeners for centuries. Read more

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Section Magazine Features Cultural Crossing Architecture in Past Meets Future

We’re so happy to be featured in the architecture and design magazine SectionMag in this article “Past Meets Future” by Brian Libby. SectionMag takes it name from the architectural design feature which exposes a structure’s inside workings to the spectator: “In architecture, a section is a cutaway view of the building exposing that which cannot be directly

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It’s Greener Here: Thank You for Not Driving

We want to thank you for choosing not to drive when you’ve come to visit Portland Japanese Garden. We’ve recently crunched the numbers and can proudly say that your choice to leave your cars at home is working to help reduce overall congestion in Washington Park! New transportation data by Washington Park shows that only

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Luxe Magazine: Shelf Life

Check out this mention in Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine about the upcoming book Kengo Kuma: Portland Japanese Garden, by Balazs and Botond Bognar (Rizzoli Publishing, 2019). “Fans of gorgeous greenery can bring a portion of Kuma’s work home with them in the new book Kengo Kuma: Portland Japanese Garden, which immortalizes and celebrates the stunning outdoor

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Spy News Magazine: A Visit to Portland Japanese Garden

“No matter what your interests are the Portland Japanese Garden is a spectacular place to visit while in Portland not only to be observed but to immerse yourself in Japanese culture.” Read the full article about what makes Portland Japanese Garden a must-visit for Spy News Magazine, here.   Article by Rutger Deverell & Christopher Dela Cruz/Spy