Temple Square

Historic Site, Plaza, and Monument / Landmark
Salt Lake City
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  • Kellie H.
    "Head down to the visitor center and take a sweet tour!!"(5 Tips)
    Cindy H.
    "This is where the Mormon Tabernacle Choir sings."(3 Tips)
    Jared C.
    "Family History Library at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building."(2 Tips)
    Joe P.
    "Check out the new family history Museum."(2 Tips)
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  • Lauren S.
    Lauren ScimeJuly 21, 2013
    Every building in the square is a gem in its own right with history, art, religion and music/acoustics! Even if you're not Mormon it's really amazing and worth spending some time exploring!
  • Tim S.
    Tim SondrupNovember 13, 2016
    A gem in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City. All visitors are welcome to peruse the grounds. Beautiful and peaceful anytime of year. Some of the best Christmas light displays in December.
  • Jeremy C.
    Jeremy COctober 22, 2015
    Great for a stroll through the gardens around the Temple and to go inside the tabernacle. But be prepared to be approached by 'LDS' folks. Just engage them politely and briefly so they get the hint.
  • Sibely N. K.
    Sibely N. K.December 6, 2013
    Christmas lights at Temple Square are heavenly! The gardens are beautiful all year round but at Christmas and Spring they are amazing.
  • Ryan L.
    Ryan LloydMay 21, 2014
    A pretty cool thing at temple square is the bell that hung originally in the Nauvoo temple and was carried across the plains by the pioneers. Western edge of the square by the Assembly Hall.
  • Jared C.
    Jared ChristensenJune 24, 2013
    Take a free tour with the Sister missionaries. Great visitor centers. Check out the Tabernacle and the Conference Center and the Family History Library at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building.
  • TruthorDare.us
    TruthorDare.usMay 14, 2011
    We dare you to find out how many rooms are in the log house in the Museum of Church History and Art in Temple Square. After that we dare you to have your photo taken pretending to sleep in the ship's
  • Eric W.
    Eric WadsworthNovember 15, 2010
    Go to the fourth floor of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building, step out of the elevator, and you will find a large map of the world, with photos of every temple in the world, with buttons and lights.
  • Eszter K.
    Eszter KrisztianOctober 4, 2014
    So I'm here finally. Tomorrow and Sunday are gonna be a great day. We have a great conference you all can watch at www.lds.org live! In almost all the languages! How cool is that?! Get involved!
  • Mark M.
    Mark MacdonaldJune 30, 2010
    Make sure to tour the visitor's centers. They're open to the public and are very uplifting places to be. The South center has a scaled replica of the inside of the temple - very interesting. Read more
  • LDS Chapels
    LDS ChapelsMarch 17, 2012
    If are ever in Salt Lake City, Temple Square is well worth your time to visit. It would be easy to take a whole day.
  • Chad
    ChadDecember 9, 2012
    The 15th most popular tourist attraction in the U.S. and one of the greatest examples of neo-gothic architecture in the new world. http://www.ldschurchtemples.com/saltlake/
  • Stephen B.
    Stephen BowzerOctober 10, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    You can bet that at any given time you can walk around Temple Square and find at least one bride and groom.
  • Michael J.
    Michael JensenDecember 7, 2011
    Check out the Deseret Book store across S. Temple during Christmas & get a free Gingerbread cookie & the window display is cool too!
  • Kelly H.
    Kelly HadfieldDecember 16, 2012
    Went to Temple Square from Logan to see the Christmas  lights with grandchildren. It was very beautiful scenery and great Nativity Production. 
  • Serhii L.
    Serhii LutskoFebruary 22, 2016
    Very beautiful temple (from the outside)
  • Danny C.
    Danny ChildJune 29, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you ever happen to be in SLC, definitely take a tour through there.
  • shauna c.
    shauna clausenSeptember 20, 2011
    a place to to learn about the lds church or just walk around and enjoy the beauty of temple square
  • Kellie H.
    Kellie HarleyJanuary 21, 2016
    Head down to the visitor center and take a sweet tour!!
  • Leslieann W.
    Leslieann WilliamsSeptember 20, 2015
    Take a complimentary tour. Bring plenty of film, too.
  • Mitchell J.
    Mitchell JorgensenOctober 1, 2011
    Make sure to check out the gardens they are beautiful all year round!
  • Greg B.
    Greg BrooksMarch 1, 2011
    Be sure to visit the visitor center and provide your name /address / phone number for a personal teaching with the missonarys
  • Michael Y.
    Michael YoungJuly 4, 2010
    Come see the Mormon Tabernacle Choir perform every Sunday from 9:30 - 10:00 am. Admission is free, and you get to be a part of the longest running network broadcast in the world. Read more
  • Princesa J.
    Princesa JosephinaJanuary 31, 2016
    Beautiful, come in Winter
  • Cooper C.
    Cooper ClarkFebruary 26, 2016
    Beautiful, what more do I need to say?
  • Caroline K.
    Caroline KimaniFebruary 6, 2014
    Loved the statue and the background had to take a pic.
  • James J.
    James JensenAugust 22, 2015
    Nice place to go and sit and relax.
  • Brian S.
    Brian StraussMarch 28, 2016
    Small, quaint, homey. All this from an atheist's perspective.
  • Megan
    MeganApril 30, 2014
    If you're not interested in the spiritual "hard sell" tell them up front.
  • Jen K.
    Jen Kendrick❤April 8, 2014
    Very Beautiful ❤️
  • Nicolas F.
    Nicolas FosdickJune 5, 2012
    Talk to some of the hosts for great history on the religion
  • Jodi M.
    Jodi MardesichNovember 6, 2010
    Ask to see the golden plates!
  • Cindy H.
    Cindy HawkinsJuly 14, 2013
    This is where the Mormon Tabernacle Choir sings.
  • Princesa J.
    Princesa JosephinaJanuary 31, 2016
    Its beautiful from any angle
  • Bill K.
    Bill KrauseDecember 17, 2010
    Check out the visitor center, one block to the south in the convention center.
  • David B.
    David BirdMay 28, 2010
    Take a tour through any of the many visitors centers on Temple Square! There is some incredible stuff there!
  • Denette
    DenetteOctober 28, 2015
    The architecture is cool. The city revolves around the square
  • Michael B.
    Michael B.September 3, 2012
    This is a nice place 2 go 2 in Salt Lake City.
  • Divya M.
    Divya MulanjurOctober 3, 2016
    Beautiful place. Interesting history.
  • drew t.
    drew tarvinJune 27, 2015
    The people are way too nice. As a New Yorker, it feels weird.
  • Kari
    KariSeptember 14, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    If you throw a penny into the reflecting pool all of your wildest dreams will come true.
  • Julie
    JulieNovember 1, 2016
    Gardens are really beautiful.
  • Shauna P.
    Shauna PhelpsDecember 30, 2014
    Christmas lights display was beautiful.
  • Lindsay S.
    Lindsay SydenhamDecember 16, 2009
    Visit Temple Square during the holiday season. Lights are turned on at dusk and turned off at 10 p.m. on Temple Square. The light display ends on New Year's Eve.
  • Kate Y.
    Kate YanMarch 8, 2015
    Everyone here is so friendly.
  • Renee H.
    Renee HobgoodDecember 12, 2014
    Beautiful lights
  • Kevin S.
    Kevin SchmidtApril 1, 2013
    Perfect place to bring your family on Easter!
  • Ron F.
    Ron FettersDecember 19, 2011
    The model of the temple is way cool
  • Austin C.
    Austin CaldwellMay 2, 2012
    Beautiful. Oh, and Mormons don't really believe in polygamy.
  • Athena G.
    Athena GDecember 18, 2009
    I love this area in the spring, there are so many beautiful tulips and daffodils emerging.
  • Joe P.
    Joe PembertonMarch 24, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Check out the new family history Museum.
  • Matthew L.
    Very cool place to visit!
  • Dirty B.
    Dirty BirdAugust 10, 2014
    Pretty square with weddings all over the place
  • Quarry
    QuarryNovember 8, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Come the day after Thanksgiving to see the lights turned on for the first time of the season.
  • Anton S.
    Anton ShusterJanuary 1, 2016
    Beautiful around Christmas.
  • Nicholas S.
    Nicholas StevensSeptember 5, 2015
    Super calm. Loved it!
  • Tazz S.
    Tazz SmithDecember 3, 2013
    It is the best place to be!
  • Stefan D.
    Stefan D.June 12, 2015
    Looks nice but the chicks running around are kind of annoying.
  • Alexander S.
    Alexander SMarch 22, 2016
    Fountains in winter!
  • Kathy H.
    Kathy HabelMay 24, 2015
    Mormon Tabernacle Choir Broadcast each Sunday at 9:30.
  • Paulina
    PaulinaAugust 14, 2015
    It's really pretty to just wander around.
  • Beverly C.
    Beverly CadoretteFebruary 18, 2015
    To many suits for my taste. But interesting.
  • Scotty N.
    Scotty NottinghamNovember 15, 2014
    Talk to a missionary!
  • Matt M.
    Matt MorganJuly 11, 2013
    Mormon hq is pretty at night
  • Cherie G.
    Cherie GardnerDecember 16, 2015
    The Cristus Statue.
  • Wilson F.
    Soulless, charmless and the main temple closed to visitors. Add to that the pestering Mormon proselytisers and you get a case in point of a failed tourism experience.
    Downvoted Mar 19
  • Michelle A.
    Free tours!
  • Mark H.
    Mark HansenApril 5, 2014
    God is love.
  • Scott B.
    Scott BackerJuly 16, 2012
    Share Christian faith here
  • Olesya
    OlesyaNovember 8, 2014
    Очень интересно ощутить дух и богатство мормонов. Внутри визитор центра можно найти русского гида и позадавать вопросы 😊
  • Luana O.
    Luana OliveiraJune 1, 2014
    O lugar mais lindo que eu já estive na minha vida, todo mundo deveria vir aqui um dia!!
  • Alasdair E.
    Alasdair EkpenyongJune 7, 2015
    Es ist ein besseren Hus zu sprechen mit Gott an.
  • Zeyu C.
    Zeyu ChenMay 8, 2014
    原来这里是拉人入教的
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