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Pearl District

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Portland's most popular commercial area, "The Pearl", as it's locally known, is north of downtown between West Burnside Street, the Willamette River, NW Broadway and the Interstate 405 freeway. Once a lonely industrial district of decaying warehouses and rail yards, a boom in urban renewal in the late 1990s to the early 2000s prompted an allusion to the area's scruffy architecture as crusty oysters containing pearls. These "pearls" were initially artists' lofts and galleries, but the neighborhood now teems with upscale eateries, small performance venues and independent boutiques as well.

The Pearl's biggest attraction is also one of the most-visited spots in Portland: the flagship Powell's City of Books. Spanning an entire city block (between NW 10th and 11th Avenues, W. Burnside and NW Couch Streets), Powell's bills itself as the world's largest independent bookstore.

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Segwaytour in Portland

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Geniet per segway van de bezienswaardigheden in het centrum van Portland en leer meer van een deskundige lokale gids over deze hippe maar historische stad! ...  Meer info

  • Locatie: Portland, Oregon
  • Duur: 1,5-2 uur (ongeveer)
Van USD 49,00