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Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City

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Salt Lake Temple, which took 40 years to build, is sacred ground for Mormons. While the interior is not open to the public, you can come to the center of the city and photograph the Gothic and Romanesque building that takes up 4 ha (10 acres) and stroll its landscaped gardens. Make Salt Lake Temple part of your personalized Salt Lake City itinerary using our Salt Lake City tour planner.
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  • I'm not Mormon but respect. Most places in the temple you can't know if you're not the religion, but the open part is worth the visit. There is a sample of how the religion started and how the temple was built. If you have any doubt always have any mission to clarify. The garden is beautiful very well maintained with beautiful tulips. All very organized and clean. I heard that the night is beautiful, but we didn't have time to go to night. The location is very central, close to malls and cafes. Worth the visit.
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  • It is so worth it to be worthy of a Temple recommend and experience the majesty of this unique, beautiful building!  more »
  • The Christmas decorations are amazing and the spring flowers are worth the trip. The are is well maintained and very beautiful. A ton of history and it is free.  more »
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  • What do you know about the Mormons and would you like to know more? This historic and architectural landmark is the center of Temple Square, which is a must-see for anyone visiting Salt Lake City. Only members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints enter the temple itself, but if you are curious about what's inside there is a great exhibit in the visitor's center just south of the temple.
  • My experience getting married here is one of a kind, and you can expect that with anything you do here. Breathtakingly beautiful on the inside and outside. There is profound sacredness there, and a feeling of joy for all those marriages that do happen there. Just know that it does get really crowded because of all the brides and grooms taking pictures.
  • I just love this place. I never get tired of coming to this place. Thank you so much for those pioneers who worked hard so we could enjoy the beauty of this place. It's very inspiring. This is a place where you would feel the Spirit of God. ( I wanna get marry in this temple someday.).
  • The temple is perhaps one of the most beautiful places to visit in Utah. The architecture it's beyond amazing. If you go there during spring you will be able to see the beautiful gardens. Mormons put a lot of work into making sure everything looks beautiful so three gardens are not exception. If you go there during winter the temple looks like a real version of Narnia with tons of Christmas lights and decorations. You can also enjoy Christmas plays and other special exhibitions they offer to the public. Make sure you visit the museums and ask for a guided tour, the missionaries which you can identify because they wear a name tag can answer any question you may have about the temple history and their faith and what they believe in. If you would rather enjoy the guided tour in you native language don't hesitate to ask for it since the missionaries come from all over the world and they usually speak more than a language so chances are you may be able to find one that speaks your language. This is a beautiful place you can definitely enjoy the atmosphere and take pictures of the many buildings thought the temple square.
  • I really love this place. I am a missionary currently serving in Chicago and I know that what goes on in this building is ordained of God! I am so great full for the sacrifices of early Mormon saints who built this wonderful place! Also check out the lights at Christmas time! They are to die for!