When completed in 1873, the system that supplied water to the Comstock was hailed as the eighth wonder of the world.

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Everlasting Images Paint a Colorful Picture of
Virginia City

Virginia City’s rich history and colorful events make it one of the most well-known old western towns. Plan a trip to see this legendary town for yourself, but in the meantime, enjoy some of these Virginia City images on our photo and video galleries below.

Produced by Video Velocity, this video explores the history of Virginia City’s Comstock Lode through a personal tour of the town’s landmarks. View on YouTube here.




We have some of the most colorful events in the West. Experience the quirky, fun, and entertaining times of Virginia City.
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25 words. The West is still alive in Virginia City! Visitors can still ride trains and stagecoaches, and explore some of the richest mines of the Comstock.
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This isn’t your run-of-the-mill resort town! Our accommodations are steeped in rich history, mining lore, and lives from the past.
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Walk inside the doors of some of our many eateries. The varied cuisines are as fun and unique as the people who serve them!
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Looking for the perfect location for that special day? Virginia City offers many choices, and these images can help you with your planning. See photos »



To know Virginia City is to know its history. Look into our past and learn more about the legendary Comstock.
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