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Pagoda

98 Duryea Drive, Reading, PA
+1 610-655-6271
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Pagoda on the mountain

Truly one of a kind pagoda that no other city has. The view is incredible and the drive up is very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
KIM W
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Nice lights, bad little city

The lights are nice. To get closer requires going thru the city or going a back way near Rt 10... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SouthSkookPorkchop
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Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
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“great view” (30 reviews)
“gift shop” (37 reviews)
“skyline drive” (14 reviews)
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98 Duryea Drive, Reading, PA
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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

Thank KIM W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank SouthSkookPorkchop
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank J L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Talon50
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Reviewed 7 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

Thank AEg12743
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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.

Thank WW2Historyguy
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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.

Thank Q T
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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.

Thank Rosaly T
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

worth the drive on the edge of reading beautiful hilltop setting overlooking the entire valley 360 degree view. Definitely go up to the top floor where they have the history

Thank hglyon
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The Pagoda sits upon a hill and offers fantastic views of Reading. Quaint gift shop with snacks and drinks. Interesting history and most unlikely site. I️t is about 60 stair walk up but worth the view. No elevators.

1  Thank Laura S
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Justin W
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.
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CHERYL A
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!
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Windsong1192
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.
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