Salt Lake City is the capital city of the US State of Utah, has an estimated population of 191,180. It is rumoured that people in Salt Lake City live with lesser mental stress, due to the fact that the cost of living is comparatively lower, and there are plenty of jobs are available. The Salt Lake City International Airport is located just 6.4 kilometres away from the city. It also the home of the University of Utah. In 1982, it broke news headlines as being the first location where an artificial heart transplant operation took place. The city is also well known for being host of the Winter Olympic Games in 2002.
The Church History Museum preserves the Church of the Latter Day Saints history. The Clark Planetarium's, Hansen Dome Theater unravels the mystery of space before its audiences. The museum also has a big screen theater certified by IMAX. The Discovery Gateway is a children's museum that conducts a whole host of interactive sessions with kids.
The campus of the University of Utah, is home to the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. On a regular schedule it showcases the cultures of Europe, Asia, Africa and America. The campus of the University is also the site for The Natural History Museum of Utah. The International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers is an organization for women which preserve the history of desert area's original settlers.
Punk, rock and roll, hip hop and blues dominate the local music scene. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir was also founded in Salt Lake City. Music and the Spoken Word is a weekly program and the longest running broadcasted program in the world, which is delivered by the choir.
The city also has a large number of other mentionable tourist attractions such as the Temple Square, the Hogle Zoo, Liberty Park, the Utah State Capitol Building, the Salt Lake Temple, the Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Beehive House, Antelope Island State Park, Lion House, The Leonardo, Fort Douglas, Ensign Park, the Cathedral of the Madeleine, Trolley Hall, The Salt Lake City Cemetery and the Sugar House Park.