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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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50 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9709
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here to see the Christmas lights and it was amazing! How much time and how many lights to decorate all the vegetation? I should just enjoy the atmosphere but I’m analyzing putting up and taking down the lights, lol.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I learned a lot about the history of the Mormon pioneers, and the incredible sacrifices they made for their faith. What a special place, and an uplifting experience. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely place just for the experience, terrific ground and building. Plus the history and information make for a nice day. I'm sure the grounds are fabulous during the warmer months (we visited in January) but ever in the cold you could enjoy them with the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had only one hour to 'see' Salt Lake City on our drive to Boulder. The visitors center is a must if you're interested in learning about the religion and buildings in the square. Don't be put off by the 'helpers'. If you tire of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Carey2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very enjoyable visit around temple square at Christmas time. Great lights and atmosphere. Parking can be a hassle at Christmas time plan ahead and park a couple of blocks away and just walk it’s easier than getting stuck in traffic. At other times of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wise14u
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Going to Temple Square was an inspiring outing. The children loved the lights and music. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Teresa Best S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a bit of history and lovely to boot with freshly fallen snow decorating the trees. This timer there weren’t weddings going on but still..... so peaceful and lovely

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 762dorothys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Temple Square at Christmas is a magical place. Lights are everywhere, music fills the air, and the nativity reminds us of the true meaning of Christmas time. If you can make it during the holidays you will not regret it.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank dfryer36
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A visit here will let you know so much about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, its history, people and mission. Plus the beauty at Christmas is fantastic with so many beautiful lights and great atmosphere.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 308clints
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful buildings adorned with a wonderful display of lights and decorations. Very enjoyable to visit during the Christmas season. Was approached by two girls wanting to talk about their religion. They were very nice, polite, and respectful of my own beliefs.

Date of experience: December 2018
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kkb333
October 7, 2018|
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Response from Eddie114 | Reviewed this property |
How ever long you want it to be. Lots and lots of things to check out and see. Was there for 3 hours amazing.
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Doug K
February 22, 2018|
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Yes, the visitors center and all other buildings are fully accessible.
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Amy B
December 3, 2017|
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Response from 14Art14Trout | Reviewed this property |
We parked in underground parking beneath what used to be the Hotel Utah. It is easy to get access to Temple Square from there. We got 2 hours free parking with validation. The surprise was that when we took the elevator... More
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Angela M
Saturday night/sunday morning in SLC (8 Replies)
Will be arriving in SLC around 8pm next Saturday (22nd) and want to hit the best spots for a late dinner, good beer afterwards, and brunch on the Sunday morning. Will be staying downtown, just looking for some suggestions and whether I should make reservations. Activities for Sunday will be around Temple Square, so that area would be great for brunch but I'm fine with walking for something good. Thanks everyone!
July 15, 2017|
Response fromTumbleweedandCactus|
Squatters, Red Rock and Beer Hive are three good downtown spots for late dinner and beer. Check hours on food service. Squatters and Red Rock are breweries. Beer Hive has fabulous collection of beers from around country and world. Of the three, I'm more of a fan of Red Rock beers. Do note that in Utah all tap beer is 3.2. The better craft beers will be in bottles or cans. Red Rock has a stunning lineup. Have fun.
MattheusHirt
Londrina, PR
How many days do we need to visit/know SLC? (13 Replies)
Me and my mom are planning a trip and were thinking about going to Salt Lake City our itinerary by now includes: 1 - Visiting SLC (mainly want to see Temple Square), 2 - the Great Salt Lake, 3 - Bonneville Salt Flats, 4 - Binghan Copper Canyon Mine, 5 - Park City and it's ski resorts (also which one do you guys recommend... culturally good one/budget worth one?) 6 - Then we pretend to start a road trip, goin to Monroe City (we are planning to go to the Mystical Thermal Waters 7 -...More
March 16, 2015|
Response fromKbecjeans|
Hi Mattheus, A couple days for SLC should be fine. The area downtown will take a half a day or so. Bonneville Salt flats is another half a day. The Copper Mine had a huge landslide and is currently closed to visitors while they try to return to normal operations Great Salt Lake at Antelope Island could fill most of a day. You might also enjoy a drive up to Snowbird for a ride on their tram, plan half a day. Utah Natural History Museum, the Leonardo, Clark Planetarium, the State...More
RUTrippin2
Boston, Massachusetts
Brief stay--and on Sunday at that (4 Replies)
I've been to SLC myself many times, however my husband has never been. The last time I went, Sundays were a very SLOW day in the city...nothing opens or if it does, it opens late. My husband and I are travelling to Yellowstone, arriving in SLC on a Saturday around 2PM....and we'll take off north on Monday AM. That gives us one full day in SLC...Sunday. I figured, Saturday late in the day, I'd do the southern/eastern-most route. Take him to Park City/Provo....through the canyon. Then...More
July 27, 2005|
Response fromchazcrew|
I would suggest looking around Salt Lake on Saturday when more things are open. If you want to see the Tabernacle Choir broadcast on Sunday morning, you will need to go to the Conference Center instead of the Tabernacle, because the Tabernacle is being renovated. I don't know if that will conflict with your church services or not. You might find it enjoyable though, and the conference center is ENORMOUS inside, so it's kind of cool to see. If you do your park city/provo drive on Sunday,...More