Sapporo Japan Temple

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Sapporo Japan Temple
Announced site of temple
Announced site of temple
Number 151 edit data
Dedication 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
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] 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 LDS temple in Japan.

Open house and dedication[edit]

On January 21, 2016, the LDS Church announced that a public open house would be held from Friday, July 8, 2016 through Saturday, July 23, 2016, excluding Sundays.[5] The temple was formally dedicated by Russell M. Nelson on Sunday, August 21, 2016.[6]

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