Japanese American Community

Japanese Americans have been a vital part of Portland's history for generations.

Japanese American Community

Japanese American culture is woven into Portland, with events and extraordinary attractions.

Japanese American history

Japanese Americans have been a critical part of Portland's past and present.

Japanese American culture

Connect with Portland's rich Japanese-American heritage at sites around the city.

Japanese American events

Portland's Japanese American community offers engaging activities all year long.

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Portland Japanese Garden

An authentic example of Japanese landscaping, the Portland Japanese Garden is a haven of tranquil beauty with an unsurpassed view of Mount Hood.

Japanese Cuisine

Local artisans are using traditional methods to craft some of the city's most delicious food.

Ota Tofu: America’s oldest tofu house calls Portland home

This local family-run shop has been making tofu by hand for over a century.

Portland Ramen Restaurants

The Portland ramen scene has exploded in recent years, spurred by the arrival of two authentic eateries straight from Tokyo.

Eight Great Sushi Spots Around Portland

Portland is only an hour away from the Pacific Ocean, so it should come as no surprise that the city’s sushi options are both delicious and expansive.

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Lunar New Year Celebrations in Portland

Portland hosts its own Japanese Mochitsuki Festival, Vietnamese Tet Festival and multiple Chinese New Year events.