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Great view of the city! Taking your chances if you go at night and nothing is open there. You can... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
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Sunsets are nice here

This pagoda is a historical landmark and overlooks the city of Reading. The Pagoda lights up in... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We visited last weekend with the kids for the Chinese New Year celebration. They did a fantastic job putting this on for the kids. We will be back!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank gypsychavi
Reviewed 26 February 2018

For years, anyone visiting Reading cannot help but see the pagoda sitting atop a mountain overlooking the city. After many trips to the city, we decided to take our boys to the pagoda. We found the road that took us up to the top, then...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Truly one of a kind pagoda that no other city has. The view is incredible and the drive up is very scenic. So much history

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

The lights are nice. To get closer requires going thru the city or going a back way near Rt 10. There is really nothing much to see at the site itself. There is nothing scenic about this crime ridden small city full of economic plight....More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great view of the city! Taking your chances if you go at night and nothing is open there. You can take a drive down Skyline Drive for a complete vie of the city from above. A ten-minute stop.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank J L
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We visit the pagoda often because it’s just so neat to see the view of the city. The kids also like when we go to the to floor of the pagoda and look out the telescopes and show them where my husband grew up. Also...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Talon50
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Where else can you find a century old Japanese Pagoda with spectacular view of the surrounding city and countryside in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country. My wish would be that interior be upgraded a bit but it's still well worth the visit

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank AEg12743
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Visited the Pagoda on a chilly morning. Awesome view of the city and surroundings. Even though it was closed, the natural setting was beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank WW2Historyguy
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This pagoda is a historical landmark and overlooks the city of Reading. The Pagoda lights up in the evening and is great for photography work. I would definitely recommend coming here to watch the sunset.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Q T
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Went at night time beautiful view.. Only bad think it's you can go inside of the building at night.. Careful on your way there you can find deer's on the middle of the road if dark and difficult to see them.

Date of experience: October 2017
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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.