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Pioneer Courthouse Square

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TripExpert Score based on reviews in 7 publications
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Top 1% in Portland About the TripExpert Score

7 expert recommendations

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Fodor's

In many ways the living room, public heart, and commercial soul of downtown, Pioneer Square is not entirely square, rather an amphitheater-like brick piazza. Full review →

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Frommer's 34

The brick-paved square is an outdoor stage for everything from summer outdoor movies to food festivals to flower displays to concerts. Full review →

2

Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

The heart of downtown Portland, this brick plaza is nicknamed 'Portland's living room' and is the most visited public space in the city. Full review →

11

Michelin Guide 53

Dedicated in 1984, this open, brick-paved public piazza in the heart of downtown sits on land formerly occupied by Portland's first public schoolhouse (1858) and the Portland Hotel... Full review →

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Not For Tourists

Portland's living room. Sit down a bit. Unless it's raining. Full review →

12

Travel + Leisure

Spend any time in Pioneer Courthouse Square and you'll find that it's ground zero for the alternative lifestyle embraced by the city. Full review →

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Where

Food vendors, a flower stand, a Starbucks and public restrooms add to the charm of Pioneer Courthouse Square, and the city’s light-rail system runs on two sides of the square, making it... Full review →

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