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Aerial Photography of the Querétaro Mexico Temple Site

An overhead view of the Querétaro Mexico Temple site shows the chalk lines that have been drawn inside the excavation to guide the forming of concrete footings and foundations for the sacred structure. Behind the temple, concrete block is being set in place for the walls of the ancillary building. The groundbreaking for the temple was held just over a year ago, but construction began about six months later.

Major Excavation Completed for the Querétaro Mexico Temple

Major excavation has been carried out for the Querétaro Mexico Temple and ancillary building. The two-story temple will stand at the front of the property, and the ancillary building will stand at the back. The official name of the city is Santiago de Querétaro. It is the capital and largest city of the state of Querétaro. There are currently 13 dedicated temples in Mexico, 3 under construction, and 7 in the planning stages for a total of 23.
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Construction of the Querétaro Mexico Temple Begins

Excavators working inside an orange safety fence have begun excavation for the foundation of the Querétaro Mexico Temple. The formal groundbreaking was held at the beginning of the year, and members are happy to see contractors and construction trailers now on site. The temple will stand in a central area of the city near several institutions of higher education.
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Ground Is Broken for the Querétaro Mexico Temple

On Saturday, January 7, dozens of Church leaders, members, and special guests gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Querétaro Mexico Temple on the 3.58-acre site on Prolongación Tecnológico Norte where the two-story building will be constructed. Elder Adrián Ochoa of the Mexico Area Presidency presided at the event and offered the site dedicatory prayer. He was accompanied by two other general authorities, Elder Arnulfo Valenzuela and Elder Benjamín De Hoyos, and their wives. In his remarks, Elder Ochoa said, "God wants to bless this town and all the people who live in the cities that will make up the district of this temple."
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Querétaro Mexico Temple Groundbreaking Slated for January

The groundbreaking for the Querétaro Mexico Temple has been scheduled for the first Saturday of the new year. Elder Adrián Ochoa, first counselor in the Mexico Area presidency, will preside at the event on January 7, 2023. The 3.58-acre temple site is located on Prolongación Tecnológico Norte across from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. Plans call for a two-story building of approximately 27,500 square feet.
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See the Planned Design for the Querétaro Mexico Temple

Details on the location and planned design for the Querétaro Mexico Temple were published today. The temple will be constructed on a 3.58-acre site located at Prolongación Tecnológico Norte 150 in the Colonia San Pablo neighborhood of Querétaro. Plans call for a two-story building of approximately 27,500 square feet. There are 13 dedicated temples in Mexico and one under construction in Puebla. Plans have been announced for three more including the Querétaro Mexico Temple, the Torreón Mexico Temple, and the Culiacán Mexico Temple.