Papeete Tahiti Temple. Papeete. Tahiti.
S 17° 32.200 W 149° 33.355
6K E 228651 N 8059249
Quick Description: Situated in the city of Papeete on the beautiful island of Tahiti in French Polynesia, the Papeete Tahiti Temple was built with a modern single-spire design with influences of French and Polynesian cultures.
Location: French Polynesia
Date Posted: 6/7/2009 5:37:00 PM
Waymark Code: WM6HW2
The Papeete Tahiti Temple is the 27th constructed and 25th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Located in the commune of Pirae in the urban area of Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia, the Papeete Tahiti Temple is characterized by its striking blue roof and beautiful tropical gardens. It is built on 1.7 acres and visitors are welcome to stroll over the winding sidewalks of the temple grounds to admire the temple and its surrounding foliage.
The Temple is painted plaster over stucco using imported white sand.
Number of Rooms: Two ordinance rooms and two sealing.
Total Floor Area: 12,150 square feet.
Announcement: 2 April 1980
Groundbreaking and Site Dedication: 13 February 1981 by Spencer W. Kimball
Public Open House: 13–22 October 1983
Dedication: 27–29 October 1983 by Gordon B. Hinckley
Public Open House: 14 October–4 November 2006
Rededication: 12 November 2006 by L. Tom Perry
Dedication Date: 10/27/1983
Route de Fautaua
Papeete, Tahiti French Polynesia
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