Classical Chinese Garden
NW 3rd and Everett, Portland, OR, 97208, 503-228-8131

Portland Gardens

Four world-class gardens. One cultivated weekend. Isn't it time to visit Portland?
You don't need a passport to discover the world's great garden traditions. All it takes is two days in Portland, Oregon. In and around the City of Roses, you'll find four of the most fascinating and diverse gardens in North America. What are you waiting for?

Portland Classical Chinese Garden

A year-round wonder, the Portland Classical Chinese Garden is an authentically built Ming Dynasty style garden. Covered walkways, bridges, open colonnades, pavilions and a richly planted landscape frame Zither Lake, creating views that are never twice the same. This urban oasis of tranquil beauty and harmony, built by Suzhou artisans will inspire and engage all who visit. Public tours and audio tours are available. A teahouse is located within the Garden.

Hours: November - March, 10 a.m. - 5 PM; April - October, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: General: $7 Seniors: $6 Students: $5.50 Free to children 5 and younger.
Portland Classical Chinese Garden
NW 3rd and Everett, Portland, OR 97209


The Garden is located between NW 2nd and 3rd and NW Everett and Flanders in Old Town/Chinatown. The Garden can be reached from I-405 by taking the Everett Street Exit and turning East. The garden is also available by MAX, which is Portland's light rail system, or by buses 1, 4, 5, 8, 10, 16, 33, 40, and 77.


November 1 - March 31:   10:00am - 5:00pm
April 1 - October 31:   9:00am - 6:00pm


Admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, $5.50 for students, with children under 5 for free. With a membership admission is free for one year.

Guided Tours

Guided public tours are daily at noon and 1pm. No reservations are required. Additional tours may be available based on Volunteer Tour Guides availability. Call ahead to find out the tour times for the date of your visit at 503/228-8131 x 0.

Large Groups

If you have a group of 15 or more, please call at least two weeks in advance to schedule your visit. Private tours for a group of 15 or more are available on a first come, first served basis. Licensed tour operator pricing is available. Call the Garden (number below) for a packet to be mailed out. Reserving in advance will help ensure a more pleasant experience for your group. Docent Guided or Self Guided tours are available for groups. To book a tour for your group, please call 503/228-8131 x 1001.

Other Important Information

The Garden has a wheelchair accessible route that travels throughout the garden.
Pets are not allowed in the Garden.