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An internationally renowned Catholic sanctuary set among 62 acres of botanical gardens, offering a place of peace and quiet reflection for all people. More than 100 beautiful statues,reflection ponds, and views offer inspiration to all who visit.
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Northeast Sandy Blvd. & 85th St., (GPS 8840 NE Skidmore), Portland, OR 97220
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You would have no idea this place was there unless you were looking for it. It is in a rough part of Portland. Once you enter though, it is like the outside world does not exist. We were not prepared for the wet weather so...More
Beautiful! $7 to go up to the top gardens (really cool) or free to walk around and check out the ground level. There's an informational video to watch for free in a small theater room behind the desk of the welcome center
I'm not Catholic and the Grotto is. I frankly did not enjoy the Catholic-specific icons, art and so forth, but it is a truly beautiful setting with nice landscaping. I was there at night while it was raining and I don't recommend that, but I...More
This was my 2nd visit - once in the summer when we went to the upper level and saw the Portland skyline. Serene and restful - beautiful! This trip was to see the Christmas lights and listen to a choir singing the chapel! Beautiful lights...More
What a beautiful place, pay the entry fee take the elevator up and sit in the meditation room, it’s spectacular! The Labyrinth is a wonderful moment to reflect, prayer or meditate while walking. The Gardens are beautiful, this is a very special place - don’t...More
I have been in different seasons, but the Christmas light display that they have during the holiday season is a joy to see. There is an entrance fee and parking can be difficult. There is an overflow lot with a shuttle back to the Grotto....More
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While dogs are not allowed on the upper level, they are allowed outdoors on the first level, both in the plaza and in the botanical garden. The Grotto holds special events throughout the year, including a Blessing of the... More
While dogs are not allowed on the upper level, they are allowed outdoors on the first level, both in the plaza and in the botanical garden. The Grotto holds special events throughout the year, including a Blessing of the Animals each July. Well-behaved leashed dogs are allowed.