Sapporo Japan Temple

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Sapporo Japan Temple
Announced site of temple
Announced site of temple
Number 151 edit data
Dedicated 21 August 2016 (21 August 2016) by
Russell M. Nelson
Site 9.8 acres (4 hectares)
Floor area 48,480 sq ft (4,504 m2)
Preceded by Provo City Center Temple
Followed by Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple
Official websiteNews & images

Coordinates: 43°1′28.7076″N 141°26′41.082″E / 43.024641000°N 141.44474500°E / 43.024641000; 141.44474500 The Sapporo Japan Temple (札幌神殿, Sapporo Shinden) is a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Sapporo, Japan. The intent to construct the temple was announced by church president Thomas S. Monson on October 3, 2009, during the church's semi-annual general conference.[4] Completed in 2016, the intention to building the temple was announced concurrently with the Brigham City Utah, Concepción Chile, Fort Lauderdale Florida and Fortaleza Brazil temples; together, at the time, they brought the total number of temples worldwide to 151. It is the third church temple in Japan.

Open house and dedication[edit]

A public open house was held from July 8–23, 2016, excluding Sundays.[5] The temple was formally dedicated by Russell M. Nelson on August 21, 2016.[6]

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