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International Rose Test Garden
The 4.5-acre International Rose Test Garden at Washington Park is the oldest official continuouslyoperated public rose test garden in the United States. In 2006, the Garden of Excellence Award was presented to Portland Parks & Recreation by the World Federation of Rose Societies. This is currently one of 20 rose gardens in the world that has achieved this distinction.
International Rose Test Garden - Washington Park
Lan Su Chinese Garden
Lan Su Chinese Garden is one of Portland’s greatest treasures—a powerfully inspiring experience that takes you through time, offering a window into Chinese culture, history and way of thinking. Ever changing, Lan Su always has something new to offer - by the minute, by the hour, and with the seasons. Enter the wonderland.
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)
Five unique halls include a hands-on Science Playground for visitors six and under and Earth Hall featuring Science on a Sphere. Build your brainpower with over 200 interactive exhibits and labs for all ages in renewable energy, global climate, health and wellness, chemistry, engineering, technology, and more.
Welcome to the Oregon Zoo, the wildest place in Oregon. On 64 acres in the West Hills of Portland, the zoo is a world community of animals and humans, at the forefront of animal care, conservation and wildlife education.
Nestled high in the West Hills of Portland, the Pittock Mansion soars 1,000 feet above the city's skyline. A century old symbol of Portland's dramatic transformation from a small lumber town to a bustling city, it's an architectural wonder.
Portland Art Museum
The Portland Art Museum was founded in 1892, making it the oldest art museum on the West Coast and seventh oldest in the United States. The mission of the Portland Art Museum is to serve the public by providing access to art of enduring quality, by educating a diverse audience about art and by collecting and preserving a wide range of art for the enrichment of present and future generations.
Portland Farmers Market
Up to two hundred vendors sell produce, fish, meat, dairy products, baked goods, and other agricultural products. It is rated one of the five best farmers markets in the United States based on variety of fresh local foods, numerous workshops and demonstrations, samples of unusual produce, numerous festivals, and non government funding by Eating Well Magazine.
Portland Japanese Garden
Proclaimed the most authentic Japanese garden outside of Japan, the Portland Japanese Garden is a 5.5-acre haven of tranquil beauty nestled in the scenic west hills of Portland, Oregon.
Portland Saturday Market
Operating since 1974 the Portland Saturday Market is the largest continually operating outdoor arts and crafts market in the nation. Centered in Portland’s historic Old Town the Market is one of the most popular shopping destinations for local handcrafted goods.
Powell's City of Books
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and eBooks