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Tokyo Japan Mormon Temples

In a quiet area of Tokyo known as Minato-Ku, the Tokyo Japan Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sits across the street from Arisugaway Memorial Park. The location is only a five-minute walk from the subway station, making it easily accessible to travelers. The temple was the first in Asia — a huge blessing to the Saints there, for before its dedication in October 1980, Asian Latter-day Saints had to raise money for group excursions to Hawaii or Utah to attend the temple. At most, they could attend the temple only once each year. Latter-day Saints from northern Japan and Vladivostok, Russia, attend the temple to worship God and draw closer to Him.

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Temples

Finished/Dedicated: 2

Under Construction: 1

Membership

127,635

Missions

7

Congregations

267

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Mormon temples are the holiest places of worship on earth for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Within these sacred walls, participants commit to live ethical and morally upright lives, and to be faithful to their spouse and family.