Sapporo Japan Temple
|Sapporo Japan Temple|
Announced site of temple
|Dedicated||21 August 2016
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 website• News & images|
Coordinates: 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. 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
- Comparison of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- List of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- List of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by geographic region
- Temple architecture (Latter-day Saints)
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Japan
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- "The First Presidency Announces Open House and Dedication Dates for Three Temples: Temples to open in Sapporo, Japan, Freiberg, Germany, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania", Newsroom, LDS Church, 2016-01-21
- "Sapporo Japan Temple Dedicated in Three Sessions: Third Mormon temple in Japan, 151st operating temple worldwide", Newsroom, LDS Church, 2016-08-21