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San Diego California Temple

San Diego California Temple

7474 Charmant Drive
San Diego, California

Plans to construct the temple were announced 7 April 1984, Church leaders broke ground 27 February 1988, and President Gordon B. Hinckley, then first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the San Diego California Temple 25 April 1993. The temple serves Latter-day Saints in the San Diego area and northwestern Mexico.

The 72,000-square-foot temple’s exterior is marble chips in plaster.

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

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San Diego California Temple


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