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First Look Inside the Newly Renovated Freiberg Germany Temple Before It Opens to Public

A public open house for the newly renovated Freiberg Germany Temple will begin August 12 and continue through August 27, wrapping up before the temple's rededication on September 4.

Originally dedicated on June 29, 1985, by President Gordon B. Hinckley, then second counselor in the First Presidency, the Freiberg Temple was the first temple built in a communist nation (German Democratic Republic or East Germany) and the first built on German soil. The temple was rededicated in 2002 by President Gordon B. Hinckley, now prophet, after extensive renovation. The temple was closed again on February 9, 2015, to undergo another renovation.

Take a look inside this beautiful, historic building with these photos from Mormon Newsroom before the temple opens to the public:

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The Freiberg Germany Temple.

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Entryway into the Freiberg Germany Temple.

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The baptistry in the Freiberg Germany Temple.

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Instruction room in the Freiberg Germany Temple.

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Sealing room in the Freiberg Germany Temple.

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Celestial room in the Freiberg Germany Temple.

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Bride's room in the Freiberg Germany Temple.

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A window design in the Freiberg Germany Temple.

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Detail on the chandelier from the celestial room in the Freiberg Germany Temple.
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Waiting area in the Freiberg Germany Temple.

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Artistic vase in the Freiberg Germany Temple.

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Waiting area outside the baptistry in the Freiberg Germany Temple.
All images from Mormon Newsroom.
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