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My husband and I drove up to the Pagoda knowing it would not be open that day. But the weather was so lovely we decided to go for the view. We were really happy with the experience. Also the Pagoda itself is a lovely site.
It's really off the beaten path and requires driving in deep woods. Even with signs it can be hard to find. However once there the views are great even from the bottom. Benches are out in a little pathway under the Pagoda. Inside the Pagoda...More
This place has special meaning to me since I visited it over 60 years ago with my parents and brother.
To see it perfectly preserved now was wonderful.
Volunteers take care of and oversee it for all to enjoy.
Check it out, I believe you...More
I love driving up the hill to get to this uniquely placed structure! Like something out of Japan, the Pagoda in Reading seems out of place but had become iconic to the area! Very neat place for the whole family to see and snap some...More
Went to thecpagoda at nite and yes indeed, it was nice. Contemplating the city from the above was gine. With the tespect, i do not understand the meaning. I will make a tribute to the native americans onstead. Anyway, the ofgice was always closed and...More
Many times while driving THROUGH Reading, Pa, I observed a strange building high atop a tree lined mountain overlooking the city.
Finally I took the opportunity to quell my curiosity to take the 15 minutes drive up to the top of Mount Penn and see...More
My husband and I were there when the Pagoda was closed; so, I'm unable to comment on what it looked like inside. Even though the views were nice, the grounds outside, though, were unkempt, and, as a result, unappealing to even walk around..
We enjoyed the view from the top and several levels. The history is well documented with pictures, postcards, letters and a time line. A self-guided tour.
It really is a must see attraction for this area. There are quite a few steps on the inside;...More