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“Peaceful and a learning experience”
Review of Temple Square

Temple Square
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Owner 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.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access
Carshalton, United Kingdom
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310 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
“Peaceful and a learning experience”
Reviewed February 8, 2013

We didn't spend long here as we needed to get to our B&B out of town but I was very glad we stopped. We managed to find a car park nearby that was part of a hotel (I forget which but if you read some other reviews you will find some good advice on where to park). We then walked to Temple Square and looked at the different buildings, some of which you are allowed inside and some you aren't. We overheard a few snatches of a tour, where a member of the church was explaining aspects of the religion to tourists, but we didn't have a chance to hear the whole thing. It was a shame as it sounded really interesting.

Visited September 2012
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Temple Square is an island of peace and quiet”
Reviewed February 7, 2013

Temple square is especially beautiful in the spring, with a luxurious planting of its flower beds. They are carefully tended and the spring flowers are replaced every few weeks to keep everything fresh. Between Thanksgiving and New Years Day, the square is alight with thousands of Christmas tree lights in the trees.

Visited November 2012
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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“Beautiful well kept grounds”
Reviewed February 6, 2013

It is decorated with elaborate Christmas lights during the winter season and can be fun to walk around during the rest of the year. Owned by the Morman church it is a very well kept area of downtown salt lake city

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Brigham City, Utah
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“Great Christmas Tradition.”
Reviewed February 2, 2013

We make a point every year to visit Temple Square at least once during the Christmas season. The lights and decorations are amazing. Fun family activity!

Visited December 2012
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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“everyone needs to visit”
Reviewed February 2, 2013

this whole area is full of history and a great introduction to the church ,great displays tours informative, missionaries always helpful many amazeing bldgs, its such a shock to look at the temple and tabernacle and imagine all this beauty was created under hardship and with limited resources , definately have to see when in salt lake city

Visited January 2013
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