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

Davao Philippines Temple

Planning and approval phase; site location officially announced; exterior rendering released; groundbreaking not announced
Davao Philippines Temple

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Location

Ma-a Road and Anahaw Road
Barangay Ma-a
8000  Davao City, Davao del Sur
Philippines

Announcement: 

7 October 2018

Site: 

2.7 acres

Architectural Features: 

Single attached end tower

Total Floor Area: 

18,450 square feet

Construction Status

The Davao Philippines Temple is currently in the detailed planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.


Temple Design

The two-story Davao Philippines Temple will be approximately 18,450 square feet with single attached end tower.


Temple Rendering

On September 8, 2020, an official exterior rendering of the Davao Philippines Temple was released.


Temple Site

On September 8, 2020, the location of the Davao Philippines Temple was announced. The temple will be constructed on the site of an existing meetinghouse at the intersection of Ma-a Road and Anahaw Road in Barangay Ma-a. The meetinghouse will be demolished and replaced with the temple, a meetinghouse, and housing for patrons and the temple presidency.1


Temple Announcement

On October 7, 2018, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans for the construction of a temple in Davao City, Philippines at the 188th Semiannual General Conference. The Davao Philippines Temple brings the total number of Filipino temples to six. The Manila Philippines Temple was dedicated in 1984 and the Cebu City Philippines Temple in 2010. Temples announced for the country include the Urdaneta Philippines Temple, a second Manila temple in Alabang, Cagayan de Oro Philippines Temples, and now the Davao Philippines Temple. There is a strong Church presence in the Philippines where there are over 780,000 members of the Church.2


Temple Facts

The Davao Philippines Temple will be the sixth temple built in the Philippines.


  1. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Davao Philippines Temple Rendering Released," 8 Sept. 2020.
  2. "Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 7 Oct. 2018.

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