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Santa Cruz Bolivia Temple

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


Avenida Quinto Anilla y Santa Rosa
Santa Cruz


4 October 2020

Ordinance Rooms: 

Two instruction rooms, two sealing rooms, and one baptistry

Total Floor Area: 

29,000 square feet  |  2,694 square meters


1,321 feet  |  403 meters

Construction Status

The Santa Cruz Bolivia Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.

Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Santa Cruz Bolivia Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.

Temple Site

On November 28, 2022, the location of the Santa Cruz Bolivia Temple was announced. The single-story, 29,000-square-foot temple will be constructed at the intersection of Avenida Quinto Anilla and Santa Rosa (Avenida Radial 27) in Santa Cruz.1

Temple Announcement

Plans to construct the Santa Cruz Bolivia Temple were announced in General Conference by President Russell M. Nelson on October 4, 2020. Santa Cruz is the largest city in Bolivia with a population of more than 3 million people. There are more than 200,000 Latter-day Saints in the country organized into 33 stakes and 8 districts with 10 of those stakes located in Santa Cruz. The city sits in the eastern Tropical Lowlands on the Pirai River. The Saints in Santa Cruz currently make a 10-hour drive to attend the Cochabamba Bolivia Temple.2

  1. "Locations Released for Six Temples Around the World," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 28 Nov. 2022.
  2. "Prophet Announces Six New Temples at October 2020 General Conference," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 4 Oct. 2020.

Cochabamba Bolivia Temple
82nd dedicated temple in operation