Sights & Attractions in Portland

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Chapman and Lownsdale squares
During the 1920s these parks were segregated by sex: Chapman...
Squares Downtown
 
Chinatown Gate
Recognizable by its 5 roofs, 64 dragons, and 2 huge lions, the...
Architectural Sites Old Town/Chinatown
 
City Hall
Portland's four-story, granite-faced City Hall, which was completed...
Government Buildings Downtown
 
Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden
For much of the year, this 7-acre retreat near Reed College is...
Gardens / Arboretums Southeast
 
First Congregational Church
This Venetian Gothic church, modeled after Boston's Old South...
Religious Sites Downtown
 
Jamison Square Park
This gently terraced park surrounded by tony Pearl District lofts...
Parks Pearl District
 
Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center
Known to most locals as the Ecotrust Building, this building...
Architectural Sites Pearl District
 
KOIN Center
An instant landmark after its completion in 1984, this handsome...
Architectural Sites Downtown
 
Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse
The sophisticated exterior of this 1997 skyscraper is clad in...
Government Buildings Downtown
 
North Mississippi Avenue
Four blocks of old storefronts reinvented as caf├ęs, collectives...
Neighborhoods / Streets North Portland
 
Northeast Alberta Street
Quirky handicrafts by local artists are for sale inside the galleries...
Neighborhoods / Streets Northeast Portland
 
Oaks Amusement Park
There's a small-town charm to this park that has bumper cars...
Amusement Parks Southeast
 
Oregon Holocaust Memorial
This memorial to those who perished during the Holocaust bears...
Memorials / Monuments Southwest
 
Oregon Zoo
This beautiful animal park in the West Hills is famous for its...
Zoos / Aquariums Southwest
 
Pittock Mansion
Henry Pittock, the founder and publisher of the Oregonian newspaper...
Houses / Mansions Southwest
 
Portland Building
Portlandia, the second-largest hammered-copper statue in the...
Museums / Galleries, Architectural Sites Downtown
 
Portland Center for the Performing Arts
The "old building" and the hub of activity here is the Arlene...
Arts / Performance Venues Downtown
 
Portland State University
The state's only university in a major metropolitan area takes...
Educational Institutions Downtown
 
Sellwood District
The pleasant neighborhood that begins east of the Sellwood Bridge...
Neighborhoods / Streets Southeast
 
Skidmore Fountain
This unusually graceful fountain, built in 1888, is the centerpiece...
Fountains Old Town/Chinatown
 
Tanner Springs Park
Tanner Creek, which once flowed through the area, lends its name...
Parks Pearl District
 
Terry Schrunk Plaza
A terraced amphitheater of green lawn and brick, shaded by flowering...
Squares Downtown
 
Union Station
You can always find your way to Union Station by heading toward...
Transportation Sites Old Town/Chinatown
 
World Forestry Center Discovery Museum
Visitors will find interactive and multimedia exhibits that teach...
Museums / Galleries Southwest
 
World Trade Center
The three sleek, handsome World Trade Center buildings, designed...
Architectural Sites Downtown
 
Yamhill National Historic District
Trains glide by many examples of 19th-century cast-iron architecture...
Historic Districts / Sites Downtown
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