Mendoza Argentina Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location officially announced; exterior rendering released; groundbreaking not announced
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Announcement:7 October 2018
Total Floor Area:21,000 square feet
Detailed design plans are still being developed for the Mendoza Argentina Temple. Project leaders are working with City officials on the permitting process. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
The Mendoza Argentina Temple will be a single-story building of approximately 21,000 square feet. Plans also call for the construction of a on-site meetinghouse and patron housing facility. The single-spire temple was designed with classical proportions chosen to complement the Mendoza region.
On June 23, 2020, an official exterior rendering of the Mendoza Argentina Temple was released.
On June 23, 2020, the location of the Mendoza Argentina Temple was announced. The temple will be constructed in the Champagnat neighborhood on the western edge of the beautiful suburb of Las Heras, a community that borders Mendoza to the north.1
The Mendoza Argentina Temple was announced by President Russell M. Nelson on October 7, 2018, at the conclusion of the October 2018 General Conference. It will be the fourth temple constructed in the nation of Argentina. The Buenos Aires Argentina Temple was dedicated in 1986, followed by the Córdoba Argentina Temple in 2015. President Nelson announced the Salta Argentina Temple at the April 2018 General Conference. There are nearly 459,000 Church members in Argentina. Members in Mendoza currently travel over 400 miles (650 km) to attend temple services at the Córdoba Argentina Temple.2
The Mendoza Argentina Temple will be the fourth temple built in Argentina, following the Buenos Aires Argentina Temple (1986), the Córdoba Argentina Temple (2015), and the Salta Argentina Temple (announced).
- "Rendering Released for Mendoza Argentina Temple," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 23 Jun. 2020
- "Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 7 Oct. 2018.