Must-see attractions in Old Town-Chinatown

  • Portland, Oregon - April 27, 2019 : Scene of Portland Saturday Market at Waterfront park along Willamette riverside in downtown Portland

    Saturday Market

    Old Town-Chinatown

    The best time to walk along the Portland Waterfront is on a weekend, when you can catch this famous market showcasing arts and crafts, street entertainers…

  • Lan Su Chinese Garden

    Old Town-Chinatown

    This classical Chinese garden is a one-block haven of tranquility, with a traditional teahouse, reflecting ponds and manicured greenery. Guided tours are…

  • Shanghai Tunnels

    Old Town-Chinatown

    Downtown Portland's basements were once connected by tunnels running beneath the streets and down to riverside docks. While they were built for shipping…

  • Chinatown Gateway

    Old Town-Chinatown

    Though it was once the second-largest Chinatown in the US, don't expect flashbacks of Shanghai in Portland's Chinese quarter these days – most of its…

  • Skidmore Fountain

    Old Town-Chinatown

    Victorian-era architecture and the attractive Skidmore Fountain give the area beneath the Burnside Bridge some nostalgic flair. Dedicated in 1888, the…

  • Japanese American Historical Plaza

    Old Town-Chinatown

    North of the Burnside Bridge, the Japanese American Historical Plaza is a memorial to Japanese Americans who were sent to internment camps by the US…

  • New Market Theater

    Old Town-Chinatown

    This landmark was built in 1872 and is notable for the cast iron arches facing SW 1st Ave, all that are left of its northern wing.

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