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Osaka Japan Temple

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


3-50-1 Sugi
Hirakata City, Osaka  573-0117


1 October 2023


16.74 acres  |  6.8 hectares

Total Floor Area: 

29,630 square feet  |  2,753 square meters


290 feet  |  88 meters

Construction Status

The Osaka Japan Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.

Temple Rendering

An official rendering of the Osaka Japan Temple has not yet been released to the public.

Temple Site

On March 4, 2024, the location for the Osaka Japan Temple was announced as a 16.74-acre site located at 3-50-1 Sugi, Hirakata City in the Osaka prefecture of Japan. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 29,630 square feet.1

Temple Announcement

On October 1, 2023, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Osaka Japan Temple at the October 2023 General Conference. It will be the fifth temple in Japan. Osaka is a large port city located in the heart of the main island of Honshu with a metropolitan area population of 19 million people. At the time of the announcement, there were more than 130,000 Latter-day Saints in Japan in about 230 congregations. The three dedicated temples were the Fukuoka Japan Temple, Sapporo Japan Temple, and Tokyo Japan Temple. The Okinawa Japan Temple was slated for dedication by Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on Sunday, November 12, 2023.2

  1. "Sites for Temples in Indonesia and Japan," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 4 Mar. 2024.
  2. "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 20 New Temples," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 1 Oct. 2023.

Fukuoka Japan Temple
88th dedicated temple in operation
Okinawa Japan Temple
186th dedicated temple in operation
Sapporo Japan Temple
151st dedicated temple in operation
Tokyo Japan Temple
18th dedicated temple in operation