Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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Chiclayo Peru Temple

Planning and approval phase; site location unknown; groundbreaking not announced




2 October 2022

Construction Status

The Chiclayo Peru Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.

Temple Rendering

An official rendering of the Chiclayo Peru Temple has not yet been released to the public.

Temple Site

No site location has been officially announced for the Chiclayo Peru Temple.

Temple Announcement

On October 2, 2022, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Chiclayo Peru Temple at the October 2022 General Conference. It is the sixth temple in Peru. The country is home to nearly 625,000 Latter-day Saints spread throughout 780 congregations. Chiclayo is located in northern Peru, just a few miles inland from the Pacific coast. The first missionaries arrived in the country in 1956. Other temples in operation or under construction at the time of the announcement included the Arequipa Peru Temple, Cusco Peru Temple, Lima Peru Temple, Trujillo Peru Temple and Lima Peru Los Olivos Temple.1

  1. "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 18 New Houses of the Lord," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 2 Oct. 2022.

Arequipa Peru Temple
167th dedicated temple in operation
Cusco Peru Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location unknown
Lima Peru Los Olivos Temple
Service project held November 26, 2022; exterior lighting tests underway; construction barrier replaced with permanent fence; landscaping and interior finish work progressing
Lima Peru Temple
38th dedicated temple in operation
Trujillo Peru Temple
147th dedicated temple in operation