Many say that the Portland Japanese Garden in Portland Oregon is the most authentic Japanese garden outside of the country of Japan.
On a clear day, visitors can see Mt. Hood. I was lucky it was that clear during my visit.
Here are some pictures from my visit.
Portland Japanese Garden
Above is a view of the gorgeous Natural Garden.
Walkway in the Strolling Pond Garden.
The peaceful Sand and Stone Garden.
Across the street from the Japanese Garden is the International Rose Test Garden.
Have you been to the Portland Japanese Garden?