The Paris France Temple is the Church’s 156th operating temple worldwide and the first in France. It will serve approximately 38,000 Church members.
Location: 46 Boulevard Saint Antoine, 15-21 Rue du General Welvert, 78150 Le Chesnay
Plans announced: Oct. 1, 2011
Ground breaking: Aug. 24, 2012
Cultural celebration: May 20, 2017
Dedication: By President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, on May 21, 2017, in three sessions.
Property size: 2.26 acres
Building size: 44,175 square feet
Exterior features: Warm-toned limestone with character reflective of limestone used in the Le Chesnay and Versailles regions.
Exterior art glass: The clear glass and colorful art glass windows feature a variety of floral patterns. The motifs are reflective of plants indigenous to France and are based on the floral designs of Monet’s gardens.
Landscaping: A total of 80 trees, 583 shrubs, 1,249 hedges and 14 climbing plants and flowers native to France, including 1,415 bulbous plants, adorn the temple’s multi-level grounds.