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Bogotá Colombia Temple

57th operating temple

Bogotá Colombia Mormon Temple
Physical Address
Carrera 46 no. 127–45
Bogotá, Distrito Capital
Mailing Address
Pouch, Colombia
Telephone  (57) 1-625-8000
Facsimile  (57) 1-259-1020
Distribution Services  (57) 1-625-8006

Announcement:  7 April 1984
Groundbreaking and Site Dedication:  26 June 1993 by William R. Bradford
Public Open House:  27 March–18 April 1999
Dedication:  24–26 April 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley

Site:  3.71 acres.
Exterior Finish:  Brazilian granite, Asa Branca.
Ordinance Rooms:  Four ordinance rooms (two-stage progressive) and three sealing.
Total Floor Area:  53,500 square feet.

Temple Facts

The Bogotá Colombia Temple was the fifth temple built in South America and the first built in Colombia.

Due to difficulties that included finding a suitable location and acquiring property for the Bogotá Colombia Temple, over nine years passed from the announcement to the groundbreaking ceremony.

The Bogotá Colombia Temple is considered by many to be the most beautiful building ever constructed in Bogotá, if not all of Colombia.

"Just as our Redeemer gave His life as a vicarious sacrifice for all men, and in so doing became our Savior, even so we, in a small measure, when we engage in proxy work in the temple, become as saviors to those on the other side."
—Gordon B. Hinckley

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