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Seoul Korea Temple

Seoul Korea Temple

500-23 Changcheon-dong
Seoul 120-836
South Korea

Plans to construct the temple were announced 1 April 1981, Church leaders broke ground 9 May 1983, and President Gordon B. Hinckley, then a counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the Seoul Korea Temple 14 December 1985. The temple serves Latter-day Saints in South Korea.

The 28,057-square-foot temple’s exterior is granite.

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

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Seoul Korea Temple


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