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Pretty dramatic

It sits atop a wide street and dares you to drive or walk through it, it’s super cool in a creepy... read more

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286natec
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Ellensburg, Washington
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Straddling a major intersection on S. Temple is this fascinating structure. While this is not the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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State Street & South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It sits atop a wide street and dares you to drive or walk through it, it’s super cool in a creepy way. I love the dramatic pose it takes.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Straddling a major intersection on S. Temple is this fascinating structure. While this is not the original, it is a replica and stands true to its original form. A plaque at the base of the gate gives an excellent historical background. Best way to see...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Strange to find a gate within downtowns this gate is fairly impressive by the size of the pillars. The black eagle gives a feeling of power. The sculpture of the eagle is extremely well done

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

In case you'd never seen Eagle Gate before - like me - I think it will have the biggest 'Wow'-effect when walking on South State Street towards North State Street (heading towards the State Capitol). What I did was actually go and stand on the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Not the original “gate”, but a replacement built in 1960s. It is supposed to mark the gate of the original estate of Brigham Young.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

I wasn’t sure what it was all about but it is dramatic and worthy of a look. Just go east from the Temple area.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

OK, if you are a huge history buff and want to see something that has been there for a long time that marks a famous person's land, then by all means go and see this. Is it cool when you are driving ... yes. It's...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Joe K
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Interestingly enough, the Eagle Gate has been there since the time Brigham Young lived. It was actually part of the gate entrance to his estate that included the Beehive house. Now I am not sure it has been moved or anything, but it is a...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank david m
Reviewed October 17, 2017

I found the gate to be kind of cool but wasn't really blown away buy the gate itself. It certainly can't be missed and it's an easy sight to view when checking out the downtown SLC area.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank dalessiopietro
Reviewed July 1, 2017

We enjoyed seeing Eagle Gate. Its a statue that goes across the intersection of State Street and South Temple. It marks the entrance to Brigham Young's property at the mouth of City Creek Canyon in Salt Lake City. My favorite view is towards the Utah...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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