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Enjoyed a full day at Kew Gardens and the Great Pagoda was definitely one of the highlights. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sareth77
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London
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Kew gardens are beautiful and worth visiting.

Plan to spend at least 5 hours or a min of 3 hours as these are beautiful gardens and Pagoda is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SVAA0814
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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Save yourself the time and frankly extortionate entrance fee and look at it from the outside. Very little information provided and by the time you reach the top you are jostling for position with the other people admitted on your time slot in a cramped...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank samuelh894
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a full day at Kew Gardens and the Great Pagoda was definitely one of the highlights. The building is stunning and well worth climbing up the 10 floors of the spiral staircase to the top to enjoy the magnificent views. It was also a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sareth77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plan to spend at least 5 hours or a min of 3 hours as these are beautiful gardens and Pagoda is just one of the things to see in the gardens.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank SVAA0814
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pagoda with its collection of dragons is striking in the sunshine against a blue sky. There is a small charge (£4.50) to go in and climb the 253 steps to the top where there are lovely views of London.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Chasandshaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Japanese pagoda complete with dragons, if you are feeling fit you can pay to climb the interior, I didn't feel that fit🥵

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Carl D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The climb to the top is a mission but if you take care you will be rewarded with lovely views of the gardens. Theee are fun automata displays on the ground floor to enjoy. Outside peacocks Hang about for treats and there are benches to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank saunderslizzie
Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

The Pagoda looks amazing since it's refurbishment however for most of the year you can climb up it. There are around 250 steps but several stopping places with seats to make it easier. The view from the top is very extensive particularly looking East to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed July 16, 2019

Managed at last to get to Kew and find the Pagoda open for business,No queue, bought tickets and were told we could go straight up. 253 steps but seats on each landing if you run out of puff. Superb views over the city when you...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Colin B
Reviewed July 11, 2019

After spending several hours wandering around the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, on a very hot day, I did not have the energy left to pay £4.50 (card only – no cash) to climb the 253 steps of this spectacular garden folly. However, I did...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Andrew081
Reviewed July 9, 2019

The Great Pegoda is an astonishing place within the gardens of Kew, restored with great care and attention to detail it is worth a while of quiet contemplation on one of the benches that surround it now.

Date of experience: June 2019
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