Downtown 3.7 rating


Downtown Portland is the heart of the city, centered around Pioneer Square and home to modern commercial towers, new condominiums, and converted lofts, along with several museums and urban parks of interest to tourists, including Tom McCall Waterfront Park along the river. To the immediate south of Downtown is the campus of Portland State University and South Waterfront, an urban revitalization area at the southern end of the streetcar line with newly built glass residential towers.



About Downtown

 Downtown, Portland, OR, USA

 Nearest Transit: SW 5th & Market (Line: NS, B Loop)

Downtown and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Portland Art Museum

Portland Art Museum(0.4 km)
Has several outstanding collections and is regularly updated by moving exhibits.

Portland Aerial Tram

Portland Aerial Tram(1.8 km)
An aerial tram which connects the South Waterfront neighborhood to the Oregon Health Sciences University campus on a hill to the west.


Portlandia(0.3 km)
Looming over the west entrance of the Portland Building is the second-largest hammered-copper statue in the U.

Lan Su Chinese Garden

Lan Su Chinese Garden(1.4 km)
A beautiful urban retreat in the heart of Chinatown with a pond, a teahouse, pavilions, and lots of gardens.

Pioneer Courthouse Square

Pioneer Courthouse Square(0.7 km)
This is the central courtyard of downtown Portland, a big gathering spot that's popular with tourists and locals alike.

NW 23rd Avenue

NW 23rd Avenue(2.5 km)
Part of the Northwest/Nob Hill District and one of the most densely populated shopping districts, with some funky and eclectic shops.

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry(1.2 km)
OMSI is great for kids, with hundreds of hands-on activities with a particular emphasis on technology and earth sciences; you can spend a full rainy day here and not get bored.

Old Town (Portland)

Old Town (Portland)(1.3 km)
Just to the north of Downtown is Old Town, which is where Portland was first settled and which has some historic buildings and is a nightlife center, but also contains a fair amount of social services for homeless and mentally ill.

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