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Very relaxing

My husband and I drove up to the Pagoda knowing it would not be open that day. But the weather was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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A little tricky to find, small, but worth it.

It's really off the beaten path and requires driving in deep woods. Even with signs it can be hard... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Justin W
York, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed yesterday 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.

Thank ReggieDowningtown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unusual attraction. Old building on top of the mountains. Nice view of the city. A little run down but worth the drive.

Thank edspotts1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Roxann C
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

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

Thank gladiator428
Reviewed 18 July 2018

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

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 12 July 2018

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..

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 2 July 2018

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

1  Thank Kare2Bme
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I just loved it! The views are amazing... dress is casual. We spent about an hour here. If you haven’t been here GO! Super fun!

2  Thank AKBOYLE82317
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Justin W
23 November 2017|
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Response from tank1050 | Reviewed this property |
The Pagoda is actually located east of the city and it is fairly isolated. You can get there without going through the downtown parts of Reading
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.