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Yesterday my husband and I were in Reading, Pa for the day and decided to visit here. Amazing to... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Warminster, Pennsylvania
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Beautiful View. Nice History

This is worth the drive up the mountain. Beautiful view and great history displayed in the pagoda... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Who would have expected to find a replica of a Japanese pagoda of Pennsylvania Dutch country but here it is. Build many years ago by a wealthy businessman from Reading, the Pagoda provides an amazing view of the City of Reading and land out to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jdreazen
Reviewed 5 days ago

I'm always amazed by the people who have lived here for years and have never been to the pagoda. This is definitely a must see for our area. A quick trip up the stairs to beautiful views. Has a little shop with snacks, a penny...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 1orangetabbycat
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Yesterday my husband and I were in Reading, Pa for the day and decided to visit here. Amazing to see a Pagoda this lovely in Pennsylvania. The view was lovely especially since the leaves were changing colors. I did not go to the top but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank retiredfrwork
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This is worth the drive up the mountain. Beautiful view and great history displayed in the pagoda itself. You can also drive down the road to the fire tower. If it's open, you can climb the stairs and look out of the top. As you...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

I didn’t go into the gift shop but I’ve been twice, once during the day and once at night. Beautiful view. At night it’s lit up and pretty cool to look at.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank joanl119
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

As a child visiting Reading outlets, I always wondered about the pagoda we could see on the top of the mountain. Finally got a group of friends to go and it was fun. Climbed the 87 steps to the top and enjoyed the view. Neat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank renarr
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We be at Penn Mountain visiting the great Reading, PA Pagoda Hotel. Through the hotel is non-operational the building itself is a magnificent example of the majestic architectural symmetry of that place we call The Far East...... Also the stark winter view is quite lovely......EC

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank edwardc964
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ReggieDowningtown
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 990justinw
Reviewed 26 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.