10 Sights in Salt Lake City, United States (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Salt Lake City, United States. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Salt Lake City, United States.

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1. Temple Square

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Temple Square is a 10-acre (4.0 ha) complex, owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in the center of Salt Lake City, Utah. The usage of the name has gradually changed to include several other church facilities that are immediately adjacent to Temple Square. Contained within Temple Square are the Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake Tabernacle, Salt Lake Assembly Hall, the Seagull Monument, and two visitors' centers. The square was designated a National Historic Landmark District in 1964, recognizing the Mormon achievement in the settlement of Utah.

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2. Fort Douglas (historic)

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Camp Douglas was established in October 1862, during the American Civil War, as a small military garrison about three miles east of Salt Lake City, Utah, to protect the overland mail route and telegraph lines along the Central Overland Route. In 1878, the post was renamed Fort Douglas. It was officially closed in 1991 pursuant to BRAC action and most of the property was turned over to the University of Utah. Many of the fort's buildings are preserved and used by the university for a variety of purposes. The Fort Douglas Military Museum is housed in two former barrack buildings, and a small section of the original post is still used by the U. S. Army Reserve. The fort was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1975, for its role in the Civil War and in furthering the settlement of Utah.

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3. Utah Travel Council

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The Salt Lake City Council Hall is currently home to offices of the Utah Office of Tourism and the Utah Film Commission and is located on Capitol Hill in Salt Lake City, Utah. Built in 1864-66, the building is historically important as the Old Salt Lake City Hall or just Old City Hall from 1866 to 1894. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1975, as an emblem of the conflicts between the governments of the Utah Territory and the United States in the 19th century.

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4. Block U

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The Block U is a large concrete hillside letter on Mount Van Cott in Salt Lake City, Utah. The stylized "U" is a logo of the University of Utah and is located just north of the university’s campus. It is one of the earliest hillside letters. It sits at 1,600 metres (5,200 ft) above sea level. Lights outlining the Block U flash when athletic teams from the University of Utah win and burn steady when they are defeated.

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5. Utah State Capitol Building

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Utah State Capitol Building Andrew Smith from Seattle, WA, USA / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Utah State Capitol is the house of government for the U. S. state of Utah. The building houses the chambers and offices of the Utah State Legislature, the offices of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, the State Auditor and their staffs. The capitol is the main building of the Utah State Capitol Complex, which is located on Capitol Hill, overlooking downtown Salt Lake City.

Wikipedia: Utah State Capitol (EN)

6. Capitol Theatre

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The historic Capitol Theatre was built at 50 West 200 South in downtown Salt Lake City during 1913. Originally operated as a vaudeville house named Orpheum Theater, this was soon renamed Capitol Theater during 1927. And is currently also known as the JQ Lawson Capitol Theater. The building style is Italian Renaissance.

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7. Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

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Utah Museum of Contemporary Art Utah Museum of Contemporary Art / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA), formerly known as the Salt Lake Art Center, is a contemporary art museum. Located in Downtown Salt Lake City, the museum presents rotating exhibitions by local, national and international contemporary artists throughout its six gallery spaces.

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8. White Memorial Chapel

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White Memorial Chapel is an ecumenical chapel in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The building is one of the few surviving early meetinghouses of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In the 1970s, it was moved to Capitol Hill in front of the Utah State Capitol.

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9. This is the Place Heritage Park

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This is the Place Heritage Park is a Utah State Park that is located on the east side of Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, at the foot of the Wasatch Range and near the mouth of Emigration Canyon. A non-profit foundation manages the park.

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10. Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

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Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church David Jolley / CC BY 3.0

The Holy Trinity Cathedral, also known as Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, is a Greek Orthodox Church in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. Built in 1923, the church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.

Wikipedia: Holy Trinity Cathedral (Salt Lake City, Utah) (EN), Website

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