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Trujillo Peru Temple

Latest News

Following is a collection of news items that have appeared on the News page for the Trujillo Peru Temple. To share your latest news for the temple, please send an e-mail.

Latest News

June 21, 2015

147th Operating Temple Dedicated in Trujillo, Peru
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, dedicated the Trujillo Peru Temple today. It is the second temple in Peru and the 147th operating temple in the world. A third temple for Peru will be constructed in the southern city of Arequipa.

May 13, 2015

Take a Virtual Tour of the Trujillo Peru Temple
Join the public open house of the Trujillo Peru Temple by taking a virtual tour. The astute design and architecture are highly fitting for this Latin American city. Features includes numerous archways, decorative wrought iron, and beautiful murals in the endowment rooms and baptistry.

May 5, 2015

First Glimpse of Trujillo Peru Temple Interior
Media and VIP guests are receiving guided tours of the beautiful Trujillo Peru Temple. Beginning on Friday, members of the general public will also have the opportunity to take free tours of the temple's interior through Saturday, May 30.

April 10, 2015

Four Weeks to the Trujillo Peru Temple Open House
Beginning Friday, May 8, the general public will have its first opportunity to tour Peru's second temple, located in the northern city of Trujillo. The grounds have been beautifully landscaped, featuring numerous palm trees and other tropical plants. The temple will be dedicated on June 21.

March 23, 2015

Open House Approaching in Trujillo, Peru
With six and a half weeks remaining before the Trujillo Peru Temple opens to the public for tours, workers are applying the final touches to the grounds, the temple exterior, and the interior. A pair of birds perched on Moroni's trumpet take advantage of the beautiful view.

March 17, 2015

Trujillo Temple Creating Missionary Opportunities
The stunning nighttime floodlighting of the Trujillo Peru Temple is attracting the attention of passing motorists who travel the highway from Trujillo to Huanchaco. Sister missionaries have set up a small station where they answer questions.

March 5, 2015

Trujillo Peru Temple Exterior Lighting
The Trujillo Peru Temple is creating a beautiful nighttime spectacle on the road to Huanchaco with the exterior lighting system now functional. The public is invited to tour the new temple May 8–30 with a dedication slated for June 21.

February 26, 2015

Accommodation Center at the Trujillo Peru Temple
Standing north of the Trujillo Peru Temple is a beautiful accommodation center that will provide patrons and temple workers who travel long distances a place to be welcomed, freshen up, and stay overnight. The temple and accommodation center will be dedicated on June 21, 2015.

January 16, 2015

June Dedication Set for Trujillo Peru Temple
The Trujillo Peru Temple will open to the public for free tours beginning Friday, May 8, and continuing through Saturday, May 30, 2015 (except for Sundays). The temple will be dedicated in three sessions on Sunday, June 21, 2015.

December 9, 2014

Trujillo Temple Gardens
Landscaping efforts continue at the Trujillo Peru Temple where more flowers and palm trees have been added to the garden areas.

November 4, 2014

Landscaping Underway at Trujillo Perú Temple
Green grass and tropical foliage are the newest additions to the Trujillo Perú Temple site. Installation of the art glass windows is virtually finished and finish work moves ahead on the interior. A housing facility is under construction just north of the temple.

September 27, 2014

Scaffolding Removed from Trujillo Peru Temple Spire
With art glass installed and the angel Moroni heralding from atop the domed spire, scaffolding has now been removed from around the Trujillo Peru Temple. Construction of the temple will continue well into next year before being dedicated.

August 31, 2014

Elder Andersen Visits Temple Sites in Peru
During a recent tour of the country of Peru, Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve visited the sites of both the Trujillo Peru Temple, which is currently under construction, and the Arequipa Peru Temple where construction has not yet begun.

August 15, 2014

Trujillo Temple Receives Moroni
On August 14, 2014, Peruvian members celebrated the installation of the gold-leafed angel Moroni statue atop the beautiful domed spire of the Trujillo Peru Temple.

July 8, 2014

Scaffolding Removed from Trujillo Peru Temple Tower
The Trujillo Peru Temple is captured with a beautiful Pacific Ocean background in this photograph taken from a nearby residence. The majority of scaffolding that surrounded the tower for several months has been removed, revealing the stonework that has been accomplished.

June 4, 2014

Trujillo Peru Temple Exterior
Scaffolding surrounds the spire of the Trujillo Peru Temple as stone panels are attached to the steel framework, working from bottom to top. Stonework on the main body of the temple is nearing completion.

March 18, 2014

Trujillo Temple Stop: a Tradition for New Arrivals
New missionaries arriving in the Perú Trujillo Mission are thrilled to see the Trujillo Perú Temple on the drive from the airport to the mission home. It has become a tradition to pull over and snap a photograph before finishing the journey.

September 26, 2013

Preparing the Grounds of the Trujillo Perú Temple
At the Trujillo Perú Temple, laborers and heavy equipment are performing fine grading of the site in preparation for pouring the walkways and landscaping elements that will define the grounds for beautiful gardens. A roof has been attached to the adjacent accommodation center.

July 1, 2013

Steeple Framework Attached to the Trujillo Perú Temple
The Trujillo Perú Temple continues to take shape with the recent addition of the framework for single steeple. The exterior walls of the building have all been poured, which feature beautiful arched window openings.

May 4, 2013

An Apostle Visits the Trujillo Perú Temple
During a recent trip to South America, Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve toured the Trujillo Perú Temple complex. The temple features beautiful arches throughout the design including the portico and the window openings that, in coming months, will frame beautifully colored art glass.

March 8, 2013

More Main Floor Walls for the Trujillo Perú Temple
Peru's second temple continues to rise in the northern city of Trujillo. The reinforced cement exterior walls are being poured for the main level, and rebar is in place for the parapet. At the last General Conference, a third temple was announced for Peru for the southern city of Arequipa.

February 12, 2013

Main Floor Walls Rising for Trujillo Perú Temple
A temple in northern Peru steps closer to becoming a reality with the progress on the main level. The exterior walls are being poured with several openings for rounded windows. Southern Peruvian members also have reason to rejoice with the recent announcement of a temple for Arequipa.

January 12, 2013

Walls Rising for the Trujillo Perú Temple
Construction of Peru's second temple in the northern city of Trujillo is advancing steadily. Reinforced cement walls for the foundation have been poured, and rebar is in place for the main level. A third temple has been announced for Peru in the southern city of Arequipa.

December 11, 2012

Work Underway on Trujillo Temple
Over a year after its formal groundbreaking, the Trujillo Perú Temple is now being constructed in earnest. The site has been prepared with a fence and two tower cranes.

September 14, 2011

Construction of Peru's Second Temple Begins in Trujillo
On Wednesday, September 14, construction of the Trujillo Perú Temple formally commenced with a groundbreaking ceremony held at the temple site, located next to the beautiful Campo Eterno cemetery. See the official Web site.

"A temple is a place in which those whom He has chosen are endowed with power from on high—a power which enables us to use our gifts and capabilities—to bring to pass our Heavenly Father's purposes in our own lives and the lives of those we love."
—David B. Haight

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