Temple Square Area in Salt Lake City
Temple Square is Utah's most popular tourist attraction, drawing more than 5 million visitors each year from around the world. It was named 16th most visited U.S. attraction by Forbes Travel Magazine. It is home to the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The world headquarters of the Mormon Church is located here, in a complex of buildings adjacent to Temple Square.
The majestic Salt Lake Temple is an impressive edifice on Temple Square. Built from solid granite blocks, quarried by the early pioneers out of Little Cottonwood Canyon 25 miles southeast of Salt Lake City, this incredible structure took over 40 years to build. Today, the square offers two visitors centers, extensive gardens and sparkling fountains. Free tours are offered seven days a week. The tours are low-keyed and enjoyable for people of all faiths and cultures.
Dozens of historic and cultural sites are located in downtown Salt Lake, along with entertainment venues and great restaurants. Many are within easy walking distance. In addition, many government and business buildings are centered here.
We offer vacation homes minutes to Temple Square and Salt Lake's downtown area.