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St. Mary in the Mountains Catholic Church

111 S E St, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-847-9099
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Historic Architectural Marvel

I am always amazed with historic building like this the fantastic workmanship and attention to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
pers0nalview
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Joseph, Oregon
Beautiful Inside and Out

After being somewhat disappointed by the tackiness of Virginia City's main street, I enjoyed our... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cerritos_Dave
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Cerritos, California
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“stained glass” (15 reviews)
“gift shop” (21 reviews)
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111 S E St, Virginia City, NV 89440
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+1 775-847-9099
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"stained glass"
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"museum downstairs"
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"gift shop"
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"wooden beams"
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"beautiful inside"
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"worth a visit"
in 11 reviews
"gothic architecture"
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"light a candle"
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"the main street"
in 10 reviews
"rich history"
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"mining town"
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"old west"
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"mass"
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"pews"
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"basement"
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"congregation"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I am always amazed with historic building like this the fantastic workmanship and attention to detail that with all of our improvements and technology we can't even come close to with today's buildings. If you are into history this is one of many great buildings...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

After being somewhat disappointed by the tackiness of Virginia City's main street, I enjoyed our visit to St. Mary's. The tall tower is very beautiful and is visible from far away. The inside of the church is so impressive when you look up at the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We like visiting churches. This is a great historical little church. Enjoyed visiting this building and taking photos - inside and out.

Thank Lillian D
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This church is magnificent. We have been to Churches all over the world and St Mary’s ranks up there as one of the most beautiful. We spent two hours visiting and learning so much history. St Marys is a must see.

Thank Grandmadh10
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

This is a place you could really spend a few hours in exploring, reading, learning. A very historic, fascinating facility. The docents were very helpful and informative. It's like a mini museum and is well taken care of. It's a no cost visit and well...More

Thank kencatron
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

This 1800’s Catholic Church sits just off the Main Street in Virginia City. While I t’s still in use today you can sneak in a tour as long as there’s nothing on the calendar and even then, events are usually short so there’s plenty opportunity...More

Thank Ron H
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Each time we visit Virginia City we make a pilgrimage to St. Mary’s in the Mountains church. The outside architecture is elegant, but the inside is a masterpiece in wood. From the stairway to the organ pavilion to the trusses in the ceiling to the...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

If you are a history buff this place is a must to have an understanding of the history of Virginia City

Thank Bill W
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We visited last Tuesday and enjoyed every bit of it! The volunteer downstairs in the museum was very kind and very informative and we really enjoyed speaking with him. The museum part has a beautiful painted room downstairs so make sure you check that out....More

Thank Melissa19006
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is a church that needs to be seen by everyone who visits Virginia City, even f you are not Catholic. It is so ornate and beautiful inside and out. It is very historical. It burned down once and was rebuilt. The original base is...More

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Dave F
22 November 2015|
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Response from juanita_v | Reviewed this property |
Sunday mass is 11:30.
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