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There are no pipe organs in either of the
Visitors’ Centers. These buildings serve primarily to orient visitors to
Temple Square by acquainting them with the basic teachings of the Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
North Visitors' Center
|The North Visitors’ Center, which
stands at the northwest corner of Temple Square, was dedicated in
1966?. Its most prominent feature is the 11-foot tall Christus
statue which stands in the central atrium, surrounded by a spiraling
ramp and by murals depicting the vast expanse of the universe. (The
white carrara marble statue is a copy of an 1821 work by Danish
sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen, one of several copies situated in LDS
The North Visitors’ Center also houses (two?) large theatres and
(?) smaller theatres, . Kiosks
South Visitors' Center
|The South Visitors’ Center, which
stands at the southeast corner of Temple Square, was built in ,
dedicated on June 1, 1978, and later renovated in 199?
- Sheridan, Luise. "Bertel
Thorvaldsen: Creator of Christus." Improvement Era 67 (Apr.
1964): pp. 272-75, 307.
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