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Kaohsiung Taiwan Temple

Planning and approval phase; site location announced; exterior rendering released; groundbreaking not announced
Kaohsiung Taiwan Temple

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Location

Dachang Road and Dehua Street
Niaosong District
Kaohsiung
Taiwan

Announcement: 

3 October 2021

Site: 

1.26 acres  |  0.5 hectares

Architectural Features: 

Single attached central spire

Total Floor Area: 

10,900 square feet  |  1,013 square meters

Elevation: 

29 feet  |  9 meters

Construction Status

The Kaohsiung Taiwan Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.


Temple Rendering

On December 19, 2022, the official rendering of the Kaohsiung Taiwan Temple was publicly released.1


Temple Site

On November 28, 2022, the location of the Kaohsiung Taiwan Temple was announced as a 1.26-acre site located at the intersection of Dachang Road and Dehua Street in the Niaosong District of Kaohsiung, across the street from the stake center for the Kaohsiung Taiwan North Stake. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 10,900 square feet.


Temple Announcement

Taiwan's second temple was announced on October 3, 2021, by President Russell M. Nelson. The Kaohsiung Taiwan Temple will be located in southern Taiwan in the island's third most populous city with over 2.75 million residents. The first temple constructed in country, the Taipei Taiwan Temple, was dedicated in 1984. There are currently more than 61,000 Latter-day Saints who attend approximately 110 congregations in Taiwan.2


Temple Facts

The Kaohsiung Taiwan Temple will be the second temple built in Taiwan, following the Taipei Taiwan Temple (1984).


  1. "Three Temple Sites Announced in the Americas," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 19 Dec. 2022.
  2. "At the October 2021 General Conference, the Prophet Says the Church Will Build 13 More Temples," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 3 Oct. 2021.

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