Japanese Garden--Portland, Oregon. "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." Visit http://japanesegarden.com/. Should I ever travel through Oregon
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