2011 Temple Milestones
In 2011, two temples were dedicated in San Salvador, El Salvador, and Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, and the Atlanta Georgia Temple was rededicated; ground was broken for seven temples; and nine temples were announced. Renovations began for the Ogden Utah and Boise Idaho Temples.
135th Operating Temple Dedicated in San Salvador
President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, presided over the dedication of the San Salvador El Salvador Temple on Sunday, August 21.
General Public Invited to Tour San Salvador Temple
Beginning Friday, July 1, through Saturday, July 23, the general public is invited to tour the recently completed San Salvador El Salvador Temple. Free tours are available Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. (5:00 p.m. on Mondays).
Final Preparations for the San Salvador Temple Open House
With just a week remaining before doors open to the public from Friday, July 1, through Saturday, July 23, workers at the San Salvador El Salvador Temple are putting the final touches to this sacred structure. The Saints are delighted to share the new temple, which has captured national attention.
San Salvador Temple Featured by Telemundo Utah
Utahans are invited to the opening events of the San Salvador El Salvador Temple in this news report (in Spanish) by Telemundo Utah reporter Fernando Grijalva from the beautiful grounds of the temple complex located in Antiguo Cuscatlán near the base of the striking San Salvador volcano.
San Salvador El Salvador Temple is 95% Completed
A recent news article from El Mundo reports that the San Salvador El Salvador Temple is 95 percent finished. The reporter notes that drivers, entranced by the building, have pulled over so they could take a few moments to admire the architecture. An open house will be held this summer.
Mormon Temple Is a Dazzling Sight in San Salvador, El Salvador
Opening to the public in four months, the San Salvador El Salvador Temple is already grabbing attention—and no more so than with the commencement of exterior lighting. The holy structure is a jewel in this Central American capital where 7 stakes of the Church are organized.
San Salvador El Salvador Temple Dedication
The First Presidency has announced the opening events for the San Salvador El Salvador Temple. The temple opens for public tours from Friday, July 1, through Saturday, July 23, 2011 (except Sundays) and will be dedicated on Sunday, August 21.
San Salvador Temple Piques Curiosity of Passing Motorists
A recent news report (in Spanish) satisfies the curiosity of San Salvadorians wanting to know what the San Salvador El Salvador Temple is. The temple is expected to be completed by May 2011.
Angel Moroni Looks East Over San Salvador, El Salvador
On Thursday, December 9, a gold-leafed figure of the angel Moroni was hoisted atop the San Salvador El Salvador Temple and positioned facing east. This photograph taken on the morning of December 10 captures the rising sun lighting the temple and its beautiful new addition.
New Rendering of San Salvador Temple Shows Updated Exterior
Circling palms trees, stone carvings, and additional windows are among the noticeable changes to the updated rendering of the San Salvador El Salvador Temple. Work on the exterior is progressing steadily with the addition of the spire and angel Moroni expected in the coming weeks.
Additional Exterior Elements Planned for San Salvador Temple
The exterior of the San Salvador temple will now feature caps and moldings, darker granite, decorative window borders, and false windows on the east and west sides to match those on the north and south not originally planned. The exterior is anticipated to be completed in the coming weeks.
San Salvador El Salvador Temple Nearing Full Height
A photograph of the San Salvador El Salvador Temple from the roof of the ancillary building displays the beautiful shape and architectural elements of the building, which has nearly reached its full height. Stunning panes of stained glass are currently being installed in the temple.
San Salvador El Salvador Temple Taking Shape
Progress continues at the San Salvador El Salvador Temple complex where scaffolding has been erected around the steel framing for the temple's single central spire. The temple is located at the bend of a highly traveled highway, making it a striking landmark to travelers.
Temple, Meetinghouse, and Patron Housing Rising in San Salvador
Recently posted photographs of the San Salvador El Salvador Temple complex show progress on the temple, meetinghouse, and patron housing facility on site. El Salvador's first temple is half way through construction and is expected to be completed in late 2010 to early 2011.
El Salvador's First Temple Rising in Antiguo Cuscatlán
Construction is progressing smoothly at the site of the three-story San Salvador El Salvador Temple, located near Multiplaza Panamericana Mall, where steel framing for the single spire is rising from the center of the building. Construction is expected to continue for about another year.