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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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Lovely old church on the mountain

The church was built with a wonderful view of the mountainside. I didnt expect the interior details... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kannapolis, North Carolina
via mobile
Beautiful! Simply beautiful!

What a lovely Catholic Church! Built in 1865! One can only contemplate the history of those who... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Overland Park, Kansas
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111 S E St, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-847-9099
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The church was built with a wonderful view of the mountainside. I didnt expect the interior details with the old wooden beams and such colorful stained glass windows. Just loved the hand carved pews with the doors. Don't miss the church museum that is located...More

Thank MandJ82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely Catholic Church! Built in 1865! One can only contemplate the history of those who attended this church in the late 1800's. Fascinating...truly fascinating!

Thank JocoKathy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a visit. Try to see the outside at night, it is very pretty. However, be careful, as we went in to see the interior and found ourselves going to Mass! There was not a sign outside warning of a service in progress. We immediately...More

Thank retiredranger
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This was an interesting stop as we walked around town. You can learn a bit of church history, attend a mass, light a candle for a loved one, enjoy the beautiful stained glass, or just have some quiet reflection time in the old church. Having...More

Thank sp4301
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Pretty church on the exterior. Made for some nice photos. Didn't visit inside, but I understand it is also pretty.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This was beautiful to look at from the outside and was a really pretty church when you walk inside. It gives a really good idea what things were like back in the mining days.

Thank Karl T
Reviewed 19 June 2017

It stands out from a distance and that makes you want to go. The church was open and is worth a visit. The stained glass windows were all the same and were beautiful with light coming through.

Thank photobug429
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Hearing mass in one of the oldest church in california makes you think back what it was in the olden days,it was worth attending the mass,it was a museum in it self if you don't have the time to pop into their museum downstairs,the church...More

Thank Judith C
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Well worth the short time you'll spend in the church and associated museum. Easily visible from the downtown area, the church building is a beautiful site against the Nevada landscape and blue sky.

Thank tjbss
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The church is old and quaint. We did not go into the museum, however. Worth popping into for a few minutes.`

Thank Lori F
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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.