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Temple Square

50 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
800-537-9703, 801-240-1000
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Gardens
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, City walk sightseeing
Description: Dominated by a magnificent six-spired temple, the square is the symbolic heart of the worldwide Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints.
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Ormond Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

The size of Temple Square was huge and immaculately maintained. Flowers were everywhere and strings or lights miles of stringed lights were being put on the trees for Christmas. There were always people available to help or answer questions.

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SE PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Everything is so well organized, labeled, decorated, VERY clean, almost . . . heavenly! Wish we'd gone in the night before to see things all lit up (and to hear the choir rehearse on a Thursday night). We saw about 8 brides being photographed in various spots around the Tabernacle and heard there are about 30 weddings/day. Beautiful flowers everywhere.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

There is a lot to absorb about the Mormon culture and religion at Temple Square, so I would recommend reading up on it before you come so you can really embrace it. Depending upon your interest level, it may not be possible to absorb all of Temple Square in one day. If you are not that interested, 2-3 hours should... More

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Peoria, Arizona
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The landscaping is always immaculate, filled with beautiful flowers in warm months. When it's lit up with zillions of lights for the holidays it's gorgeous. Fountains and water features create relaxing background noise. It's a beautiful, peaceful place to walk around and enjoy. The historic buildings are also attractive eye candy, inside and out, and many can be toured for... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

After hearing the choir we walked around Temple Square, it is beautiful- there were flowers everywhere and great place to get pictures of the temple.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I went to see the Temple out of pure appreciation for the architecture. I admit that I was a bit nervous I would be accosted by the missionaries, but that was not the case. They were definitely on hand, but in a "we are here if you want to talk to us" way. No one talked to me except for... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I really was not that familiar with the Mormon faith. After walking around the beautiful grounds and seeing the beautiful buildings, It made me very curious. I came back to my hotel and read about the Mormon faith. In the evenings, around 9pm... I could hear what I thought was the choir. It was very beautiful to listen to as... More

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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Informative, friendly people, with a wealth of history on Salt Lake City and Temple Square. Wonderful historical and cultural learning experience.

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Nashville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Salt Lake City is a nice walkable place, and Temple Square is one of the areas best visited. The lovely grounds are covered with a profusion of colorful flowers. The buildings are interesting, and many can be toured with friendly volunteer guides. Like the other buildings, the visitor centers in Temple Square are free to visit. We enjoyed the views... More

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I really appreciate the work ethic of the Mormon pioneers who built this beautiful Square and city. The folks today continue working and volunteering to keep things up. The buildings, grounds and gardens are pristine. Tour guides have varying levels of knowledge, but all we met were pleasant and if they could not answer our questions, Google could! We enjoy... More

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