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

Kaohsiung Taiwan Temple

Planning and approval phase; no site location announced; groundbreaking not announced

Location

Kaohsiung
Taiwan

Announcement: 

3 October 2021

Construction Status

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


Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Kaohsiung Taiwan Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.


Temple Site

No site location has been officially announced for the Kaohsiung Taiwan Temple, but local members indicate that a parcel of land acquired in 2008 next to the stake center for the Kaohsiung Taiwan North Stake is a candidate site for the temple.


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.1


Temple Facts

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


  1. "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.

Taipei Taiwan Temple
31st dedicated temple in operation