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Pagoda

98 Duryea Drive, Reading, PA
+1 610-655-2584
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A Great View of the Area

My friend and I came up here during the evening. Even though the Pagoda itself was closed you still... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kayla Z
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Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
A must see if you are in the area!

A lovely view of Reading from the top of Mt Penn! A MUST DO if in the are. Neat building. Neat... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kbamomofthree
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Greer, South Carolina
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
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“great view” (26 reviews)
“gift shop” (31 reviews)
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98 Duryea Drive, Reading, PA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I came up here during the evening. Even though the Pagoda itself was closed you still can walk around. The view is amazing!

Thank Kayla Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely view of Reading from the top of Mt Penn! A MUST DO if in the are. Neat building. Neat history and visit the fire tower while you are up there too!

Thank kbamomofthree
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting the Pagoda was a very interesting experience. Perhaps it was just the day I was there, but it seemed a but run down and dirty. Lots of trash on the ground.

Thank Brittany S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful view of Beautiful Berks County. Gift Shop on the premises. Go up the stairs and enjoy the panoramic view.

Thank Greg and Barbar... B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting Reading PA and found this cool Pagoda. It was a fun visit and we were able to get great views!

Thank WanderingMaya
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We drove up twisty Duryea Drive and were rewarded with a great view of the Reading area. It had been a long, long time since we did it. Though the building was not yet open when we got there, we took in the view as...More

1  Thank tank1050
Reviewed 22 June 2017

You must check to see when this is open. It was closed the day we went. The Pagoda can be seen by virtually any where in Reading. Up on this hill there is a great view of Reading Pa. Knowing the industrial history of Reading...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Very beautiful views, interesting history about the beginning of the pagoda. Has a small gift shop and you can go up to the top of the pagoda for a small donation. It is worth visiting if you are in the area. If you have ever...More

Thank Mdtorres6460
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Came to the Pagoda during a recent trip to Reading for a wedding. We used to visit the Pagoda as kids, so wanted to reminisce. Looks the same as it always has and is still in great shape. The only thing that was disappointing was...More

1  Thank kloverfield
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Look up the history, very interesting and unique. I grew up in the City of Reading and have enjoyed taking visitors to the Pagoda for the view, especially at night. On a recent drive, my girlfriend and I drove up to the Pagoda. We could...More

Thank David R
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Lourdes120
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
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Karen M
15 October 2016|
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Response from DominicanMerida | Reviewed this property |
The road up there is always open. Most people actually go there just to see the pagoda from the outside since the shop is only open Sats and Sundays for a limited time.
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