Temple Square Salt Lake City

Temple Square Salt Lake City is a 10 acre area in the heart of Salt Lake city. It is by far the most visited places in the city. It has the famous Salt Lake Temple, a Granite structure famous for its structural and cultural importance. It also has Tabernacle, the place where lies the great Tabernacle organ and Mormon Tabernacle Choir. There are many additional attractions for tourists like interactive films, Old and New Testament paintings, 11 foot replica of Thorvaldsen's Christus. Find out more about landmarks of Salt Lake city in our other articles.
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Wander through Temple Square Salt Lake City - Utah's Most Popular Tourist Destination

One of the most interesting tourist destinations in Salt Lake City, Utah is the Temple Square. Located at the heart of the city near the downtown area, there are a number of must-see tourist attractions in the area. As car parking is an expensive option at the Temple Square, it would be a good idea to take public transport and then consider a walking tour to the place and its vicinity.

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One of the major attractions in the area is Salt Lake Temple. The nineteenth century building built by the Mormon Church society has a rich architecture allows entry only to members but is a delight to visit from outside. Adjacent to it is the South Visitors Center that has exhibits of the temple and images showing the interiors. Another nearby attraction is another nineteenth century building - the Assembly Hall that is renowned for its opulent design and decor. It hosts a number of free musical concerts every weekend.

The Salt Lake Tabernacle is another must-see place of visit close to the Assembly Hall. This acoustic beauty has over 11,000 pipes, one of the largest in the world and is the home of Mormon Choir. You can visit the place and also attend choir services on seeking special permission. You can also stop at the Family History Library. The library is equipped with a large collection of genealogical resources.

North of the library you would come across Museum of Church History and Art. It contains several historical work of art including photos, films and books of the Mormons from the early nineteenth century. Other interesting nearby places includes the Deuel Pioneer Log Home, Conference Center, Brigham Young Historic Park and several administrative buildings.

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Rated highly for its ambience and social value, Temple Square in Salt Lake City is one of the major tourist attractions you can find in Utah. Open between 9 am and 9 pm, the place is lush with beautiful lawns and large grounds where events like weddings and banquets can be held.

So large is the place, that making use of all its beautiful elements can be puzzling without help of the professional hospitality services. The various restaurants, dining rooms and cafes can be intelligently used to reduce the overall cost and maintain a certain luxurious touch to any event.

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The place has an assortment of restaurants, cafes, lounges and very friendly services for business groups, youths and families. Catering to almost 50 percent of all major gatherings in Salt Lake City, the place can also serve as a fantastic venue for your children's birthday parties. Children between 8 and 12 can avail special services, which includes the traditional taffy pull event.

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The Garden Restaurant is an award winning dining venue at the Temple Square. The Best of Sate award was conferred on this popular venue in 2010. It won the Best American Casual Dining title. If you are looking for gifts, cards and other items to carry back home as tourists, Salt Lake City's best gifts can be availed in the restaurant and cafe centric shops in the place.

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