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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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A tpuch of the Orient in Pennsylvania

Went to thecpagoda at nite and yes indeed, it was nice. Contemplating the city from the above was... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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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 August 2, 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 July 18, 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 July 11, 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 July 1, 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 June 30, 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
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Stunning views of the surrounding areas. Its free to visit, the drive is lovely and the view is great. Its well worth spending the hour or so to drive up and take a look out over Reading. We were there on a day when the...More

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Justin W
November 22, 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
September 7, 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!
August 7, 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.