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98 Duryea Drive, Reading, PA
+1 610-655-6271
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Worth the drive!

Visited the Pagoda on a chilly morning. Awesome view of the city and surroundings. Even though it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Washington DC
Sunsets are nice here

This pagoda is a historical landmark and overlooks the city of Reading. The Pagoda lights up in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toulouse, France
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98 Duryea Drive, Reading, PA
+1 610-655-6271
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Pagoda on a chilly morning. Awesome view of the city and surroundings. Even though it was closed, the natural setting was beautiful.

Thank WW2Historyguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pagoda is a historical landmark and overlooks the city of Reading. The Pagoda lights up in the evening and is great for photography work. I would definitely recommend coming here to watch the sunset.

Thank Q T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went at night time beautiful view.. Only bad think it's you can go inside of the building at night.. Careful on your way there you can find deer's on the middle of the road if dark and difficult to see them.

Thank Rosaly T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

worth the drive on the edge of reading beautiful hilltop setting overlooking the entire valley 360 degree view. Definitely go up to the top floor where they have the history

Thank hglyon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Pagoda sits upon a hill and offers fantastic views of Reading. Quaint gift shop with snacks and drinks. Interesting history and most unlikely site. I️t is about 60 stair walk up but worth the view. No elevators.

1  Thank Laura S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Great place to see the city of Reading skyline. Unique building free parking beautiful view. Beautiful windy road

Thank michelesT4655OK
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We take our granddaughter to the pagoda at least twice a year she loves it up there as we do. We've been there on the nicest of days and we been there in the fog in the rain and we all still have a good...More

Thank szechman4
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Who would think a Pagoda would sit on top of a mountain in Reading, PA It's a treasure that needs to be explored.

Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Since it was such a beautiful fall day we thought we'd take the hour drive to Reading to check out the views, along with this unique architecture. It was a nice drive up and the view was beautiful. Would love to go again when the...More

1  Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I went on two guided tours of the Pagoda. One by bus and the other on foot. We hiked from the Doubletree Hotel up the side of the mountain to the Pagoda. A 45 minute hike on clearly marked trails. A steep challenge that was...More

Thank 213ardenw
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Justin W
23 November 2017|
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Response from kloverfield | Reviewed this property |
We have been there many times with no problems. I would recommend going during the day and not when dark.
8 September 2017|
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Response from Mdtorres6460 | Reviewed this property |
Not much at all, pretty straight road for the most part, although it starts a little windy. It's a really nice place, makes for good pictures. Enjoy!
8 August 2017|
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Response from lawmaria | Reviewed this property |
i have not visited for about 10 years. So I am sure alot has changed since then.