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Lan Su Chinese Garden
Portland

Portland's Lan Su Chinese garden, located in the heart of downtown Portland, is a calming retreat from the busy city.  It is a classical Chinese Garden, surounded by a wall to keep out not just the city noise but also the evil spirits.  Throughout the garden, the paths are uneven and not straight.  This prevents evil spirits from following people around the garden. 

You can learn more about the garden at http://www.lansugarden.org/home

Copyright: Mark Peterson
Typ: Spherical
Upplösning: 22016x11008
Uppladdad: 02/10/2011
Uppdaterad: 10/10/2014
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Tags: portland; chinese; garden; nature; lan su; urban
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