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Kyiv Ukraine Temple Facts


 Upon dedication, the Kyiv Ukraine Temple will be the 134th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints worldwide, the Church’s first in Eastern Europe and the 11th overall on the European continent. It will serve some 31,000 members of the Church living in nine European countries.


 1 Yabluneva Street, Sofiivska Borshagivka Village, Kyiv, Ukraine

Plans announced:

 20 July 1998


 23 June 2007

Public open house:

 7 August through 21 August 2010, excluding Sundays

Cultural Celebration:

 28 August 2010, Palace “Ukraine,” Velyka Vasylkivska str., 103


 Sunday, 29 August 2010, three sessions

Property size:

 50,000 square meters

Building size:

 2,061 square meters

Building height:

 Vertical height above ground is 42 meters, crowned with a gilded Angel Moroni statue.

Exterior features:

 Exterior stone: Amarelo Macieira granite with quartzite crystals which reflects sunlight.

 Art Glass: Stylized wheat design made by Juergen Dzierzon of Art Glass Studio inSalt Lake City, Utah.

Interior features:

 Flower motif: The national flower of Ukraine, the sunflower, is used in the decorative painting and furniture fabrics.

 Color scheme: Nature’s spring greens, designed to reflect the natural colors and feel of the rolling hills in the area.

 Interior stone: Used 6 types of locally available stone in the flooring, walls and accents: Schiara White, Verde Spluga, Verde Guatemala, Verde Eucalipto, Calacatta, Carrara.

 Interior wood: Cherry, pear, maple; used in furniture, inlays and accents. The lighter furniture is finished in a Florentine finish of white and gold, a technique that is used in the finishes of fine furniture in Ukraine.

 Chandeliers: Custom lighting made from Swarovski Crystal, from Germany, designed in an Empire style.

 Door hardware: Purchased locally in Ukraine, chosen to create an arts and crafts feel in reflection of the prairie style period. 

 Murals: Duplication of the murals in the Cardston, Alberta, Canada temple painted in 1912 by LeConte Stewart, Lee Greene Richards and A. B. Wright. Printed on canvas.


 MHTN of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Strabag AG, Stuttgart, Germany


 Strabag AG, Vienna, Austria

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