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98 Duryea Drive, Reading, PA
(610) 655-6271
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The Pagoda sits high on a hill offering a great view. The history of the building is interesting... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Portland, Oregon
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Reading Pagoda

After years not visiting this spot I was pleasantly surprised ! The y have a small shop in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marisol G
Reading, Pennsylvania
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  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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98 Duryea Drive, Reading, PA
(610) 655-6271
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Pagoda sits high on a hill offering a great view. The history of the building is interesting. There is a small gift shop and coffee shop.

Thank SCPOnTheRoad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After years not visiting this spot I was pleasantly surprised ! The y have a small shop in the building where refreshments and souvenirs can be purchase. They also have kept up with the maintenance of the place! Good area to visit if you like...More

Thank Marisol G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nestled on Mount Penn in Reading, Pennsylvania is an unexpected beauty. The Pagoda offers a peak at unique architecture amid a mountainside setting, that was also the backdrop for a well-known movie. The Pagoda provides a wonderful panoramic view of the city of Reading below...More

Thank 722glenny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting history on Structure. Great landmark that you can see for miles on a clear day. Bring a camera. It's a little tricky to get to.

Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hate to give this landmark of the Reading area such a low review being that I have lived in the area my entire life no visited it many times over the years. A few days ago while driving near it, I decided to take...More

Thank lukey1_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a ride up to the Pagoda out of curiosity and it was pretty awesome! The views are stunning, it's a cheap or free activity for young children and it's the highest point in the entire area. My 8 & 9 year olds loved...More

Thank dvitale2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The experience: Drive UP UP UP to the Pagoda. Look out at the lovely views. Parking: Free right outside the building. Facility: Restrooms available, gift shop and snacks available. Five Floors. NOTE: A lot of steps, I don't know if there's an elevator or how...More

Thank Sherry M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Wow what a great view of the area from the Pagoda. I went on a Saturday afternoon around 5pm in June 2017. Unfortunately my enjoyment was ruined by the people just "hanging out" there. My "sense that something isn't safe" here kicked in. It seemed...More

3  Thank Petyon1719
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The walk up to the top is worth it. You get a great view of the city of Reading.There is a little snack area on the bottom floor with a gift shop about half way up is a little museum with object related to berks...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Reading Pagoda sits up on a hill overlooking the city of Reading, PA. It's a fun drive up the hill, and the Pagoda itself is a fun visit. You can walk all the way up to the top of the building and go outside....More

Thank westerndriver
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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.
6 November 2016|
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Response from Maureen K | Reviewed this property |
well if you are traveling on foot it would probably take 40 minutes to get to the top of the pagoda in reading pa, we drove up the winding road to the pagoda and it took 15 minutes