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

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Osaka Japan Temple

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




1 October 2023

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

No site location has been officially announced for the Osaka Japan Temple.

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, 2023.1

  1. "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