North Visitors' Center, Salt Lake City

North Visitors' Center, Salt Lake City

Located between the Tabernacle and the Conference Center, this large visitors' center in Temple Square features an impressive 11-foot marble statue of "Christus", authored by Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen, that you will definitely want to see. Walk up the spiral ramp to the domed room on the 2nd floor, where the statue sits under a dome painted with clouds, stars, planets, and other heavenly bodies. Comfortable chairs are available for those who wish to rest and contemplate. Additionally, the 14-sq-ft interactive map of Jerusalem on the ground floor provides an education on the ancient walled city in Christ times, alongside original artwork that depicts events in his life. Finally, on the basement level you will find exhibits and art dealing with Prophets of The Book of Mormon from 6,000 B.C. to Joseph Smith. A welcoming place to relax and appreciate the superb art, this visitors' center also offers cold water and exceptionally clean restrooms.

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Sight Name: North Visitors' Center
Sight Location: Salt Lake City, USA (See walking tours in Salt Lake City)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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