Places of Worship Tour of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City

Places of Worship Tour of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is home to the headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and so has many Mormon religious buildings. However, many other religious denominations are represented in Salt Lake City. Take this tour to visit Salt Lake City's beautiful and varied places of worship.
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Places of Worship Tour of Salt Lake City Map

Guide Name: Places of Worship Tour of Salt Lake City
Guide Location: USA » Salt Lake City (See other walking tours in Salt Lake City)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 9
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.4 km
Author: tamara
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Salt Lake Temple

1) Salt Lake Temple (must see)

Salt Lake Temple is the largest and best-known temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake Temple is the centerpiece of the 10-acre Temple Square in Salt Lake City. Although there are no public tours inside the temple (because it is considered sacred by the church and its members), the temple grounds are open to the public and are a popular tourist attraction. Due to its location at LDS Church headquarters and its historical significance, it is visited by Latter-day...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Cathedral of the Madeleine

2) Cathedral of the Madeleine (must see)

The Cathedral of the Madeleine is a Roman Catholic church in Salt Lake City. It was completed in 1909, and currently serves as the cathedral, or mother church, of the Diocese of Salt Lake City. The cathedral was built under the direction of Lawrence Scanlan, first bishop of Salt Lake. It was designed by architects Carl M. Neuhausen and Bernard O. Mecklenburg. The outside is predominantly a Neo-Romanesque design, while the inside tends more toward the Neo-Gothic. Construction began in 1900 and...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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First Presbyterian Church

3) First Presbyterian Church

Sheldon Jackson pushed for building First Presbyterian Church and enlisted architect Walter Ware to design it. The building was constructed of dark red sandstone in the Gothic Revival style. The church receives a great deal of natural light, due to its high vaulted ceiling and fabulous stained glass windows. Gargoyles, as well as carved leaves, flowers and birds decorate both the interior and exterior of the church. The church is also famous for its well-preserved 1920s pipe...   view more
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Salt Lake Masonic Temple

4) Salt Lake Masonic Temple

The Salt Lake Masonic Temple is the Masonic headquarters for Utah. It was completed in 1927, and is located in the South Temple Historic District. The Salt Lake Masonic Temple consists of several Lodge rooms, greater and lesser Halls, numerous lounges, a banquet hall, an auditorium, a library and administrative offices. The building remains in continual use since it opened in 1927 and is maintained and operated by the Salt Lake Masonic Temple Association.

The primary function of the building...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Mount Tabor Lutheran Church

5) Mount Tabor Lutheran Church

Mount Tabor Church in Salt Lake City is an eye-catching, round structure. Plans for building the church began in 1902. A Lutheran church from Denmark raised money for missionary work overseas, and in 1907 sent missionaries to Utah. Among the missionaries was Harold Jensen, who oversaw construction of Mount Tabor Lutheran Church on the corner of 1st Avenue and E Street. The original structure still remains at this location, although it no longer serves as a church. The growing congregation...   view more
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Former First Church of Christ Scientist

6) Former First Church of Christ Scientist

The former First Church of Christ Scientist, located in Salt Lake City, is a historic structure that on July 30, 1976, was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It was organized on July 17, 1891, and was the first Christian Science church in Utah. The church building, designed by local architect, Walter E. Ware, in the Richardsonian Romanesque style, was built in 1898 of brick and Utah Kyune sandstone. After being completely paid for, it was dedicated on November 27, 1898.

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Sight description based on wikipedia
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First United Methodist Church

7) First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church was founded in 1870. It was designed by Frederick Albert Hale in the Victorian Eclectic architectural style. It is characterized by round arches, semi-circular arches on the windows and belt courses. In 1906 the exterior of the building was renovated by the same architect in the more traditional Gothic design. The interior has an "auditorium" style of design, which is very uncommon in...   view more
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St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral

8) St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral

St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral located in Salt Lake City, is the cathedral church of the Diocese of Utah in the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Built in 1871, it is the third oldest Episcopal Cathedral in the United States and the oldest continuously used worship building in Utah. It was designed by noted architect, Richard Upjohn, in the Gothic Revival style. On September 22, 1970, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

The original cornerstone was...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

9) Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

Holy Trinity Cathedral is a Greek Orthodox church built from 1923 to 1925. The current building has undergone numerous renovations and expansions. It was designed in the Byzantine style with a square floor plan and spherical dome. Its windows filter light through thin sheets of alabaster to softly illuminate the interior. In 1968, Archbishop Iakovos from Greece visited the church, and the church officially became a cathedral. Today the church serves as a place of worship and houses the Hellenic...   view more

Walking Tours in Salt Lake City, Utah

Tour of Salt Lake City's University Area

Tour of Salt Lake City's University Area

The neighborhood home to the University of Utah, located just east of downtown, has a mixture of old and new homes and apartments. Many cultural institutions offer activities for people all ages. The area is fun to visit for its diverse architecture, historic buildings and natural beauty. Take this tour to see the best of Salt Lake's University Area.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.2 km
Tour of Salt Lake City's North Downtown

Tour of Salt Lake City's North Downtown

Salt Lake City has a rich religious and cultural heritage. Most of the city's top attractions are centrally located downtown. Take this tour to enjoy the most interesting landmarks found in Salt Lake City's North Downtown area.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
Nightlife Tour of Salt Lake City

Nightlife Tour of Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City has a fun, vibrant nightlife. Visit one of the many popular clubs or bars in Salt Lake City famous for quality music, cold beer and a friendly atmosphere. Take this tour to enjoy a memorable night on the town!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km
Salt Lake City Temple Square Tour

Salt Lake City Temple Square Tour

Salt Lake City is famous for its ties to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), also known as the Mormon Church. This tour around Temple Square will lead you to the Church's headquarters, the breathtaking Salt Lake City Temple and some beautiful, historic homes.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.1 km
Cultural Tour of Salt Lake City

Cultural Tour of Salt Lake City

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
Shopping Tour of Salt Lake City

Shopping Tour of Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City has something to please every shopper. Here you can purchase antiques, wine, jewelry, art and much more! Take this tour to visit the best shops in Salt Lake City, and find yourself a fabulous souvenir.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.3 km