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Papeete Tahiti Temple

Papeete Tahiti Temple

Temple S.D.J. (Mormon)
Route de Fautaua-Titioro
Papeete, Tahiti
French Polynesia

Plans to construct the temple were announced 2 April 1980, Church leaders broke ground 13 February 1981, and President Gordon B. Hinckley, then a member of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the Papeete Tahiti Temple 27 October 1983. The temple serves Latter-day Saints in French Polynesia and the Cook Islands.

The 12,150-square-foot temple’s exterior is stucco with imported white sand.

Currently, there are more than 20 temples in various stages of construction or have been announced throughout the world.

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Papeete Tahiti Temple


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