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From The Oregonian: Portland Japanese Garden Among Most Peaceful Places in Portland

The Sand and Stone Garden. Photo by Chloe Lee.

The Oregonian, sharing a study from nonprofit organization, reports that while Portland itself has been named as one of the noisier cities in the U.S., it has several peaceful areas where the din settles down, including Portland Japanese Garden. Journalist Mims Copeland shares a quote from our organization’s original designer, Professor Takuma Tono of Tokyo Agricultural University, who noted places such as Portland Japanese Garden are those that provide, “leisure, rest, repose, meditation and sentimental pleasure.” To read the entire article, click the button below.