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Address: 98 Duryea Drive, Reading, PA
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Great view of Reading PA

Nice drive up to se the Pagoda overlooking Reading. Quite a different architecture than you would think you would find in this town.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
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New York
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was reading the things to do here at Trip Advisor... I became interested to see this place. It has an amazing view. Great place to visit especially to capture the city down below. It's like the Michelangelo of Florence 👍Be safe driving during snowy & rainy days because the road is winding . It needs good lighting though, but... More 

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Thank NycVen13
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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220 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A good photo op! It offers a nice view of the city of Reading if that is of interest to you. Ten minutes from downtown Reading.

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Wernersville
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69 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

last time we went there were 3-4 cars w teenagers playing loud music. Also where someone got murdered last month so no longer recc going there until there are more cops around shooing away the troublemakers

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Big Spring, United States
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46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a good back story on the Pagoda and is iconic to Reading PA. The drive up the hill is winding but fun with great lookouts of the entire city. Often was a romantic look out at night. There are several events around the Pagoda such as the Durey hill climb race that brings in hundreds of car and... More 

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Thank Matthew B
Reading, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic building and location, however it's lack of hours and the fact that it has no asian restaurant are just a result of Readings incompetent management. This also contributed to recent crime in the area. Visit Saturday afternoon if at all.

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Nice drive up to se the Pagoda overlooking Reading. Quite a different architecture than you would think you would find in this town.

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Thank DonnaandGary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Went up here to view the Super Moon. Such a great place to see a sunset. A lot of teenagers have the same idea so be sure to go in a group. Didn't feel afraid or anything but I don't think any place really is safe solo.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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205 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

When I was young, over half a century ago, the pagoda was known far and wide. Many families made trips to Readinf just to see the pagoda close up.....you must remember that most of us were a lot less worldly back then. Today it is still quite a attraction and is well maintained for your visit. It was originally constructed... More 

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Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little overlook if your in the area. It's only open Saterday and Sunday. They ask for a $1 donation to tour the upstairs. I don't find that to be unreasonable. There's great views, and it's a nice way to spend a hour or two. I personally wouldn't go to the pagoda at night. Reading can get... More 

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Thank DUANE D
Reading, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Everyone can see the Pagoda on the mountain and it is a unique place to visit. There are hiking trails around it as well. Go inside to climb to the top to look out to get an even better view over the city!

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