Salt Lake City: Tabernacle
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13. Salt Lake City: Tabernacle
Built at a time before electronics and audio amplifiers, the Salt Lake Tabernacle was constructed with remarkable acoustics so that the entire congregation could hear sermons given there. A pin dropped at the pulpit can reportedly be heard at the back of the hall. Today it's home to the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir and one of the world's greatest organs with 11,623 pipes.