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Photo Gallery: Temple Christmas Light Displays Around the World

Temples are beautiful any time of the year, but in this special season when they become decked with Christmas lights and holiday decorations, something simply magical happens. These holy houses surrounded by thousands of twinkling lights all point us toward the Light of the World and the true reason to celebrate this holiday season.

Check out these 13 breathtaking photos of temples from around the world decked with Christmas lights.

Los Angeles Temple

Photo Gallery: Temple Christmas Light Displays Around the World

Image via His Holy House by Robert A. Boyd.

Photo Gallery: Temple Christmas Light Displays Around the World

Image via His Holy House by Robert A. Boyd.

Photo Gallery: Temple Christmas Light Displays Around the World

Image via His Holy House by Robert A. Boyd.

Mesa Arizona Temple

Photo Gallery: Temple Christmas Light Displays Around the World

Image from LDS.org.

Photo Gallery: Temple Christmas Light Displays Around the World

Image from LDS.org.

Hamilton New Zealand Temple

Photo Gallery: Temple Christmas Light Displays Around the World

Image from Mormon Newsroom.

Sydney Australia Temple

Photo Gallery: Temple Christmas Light Displays Around the World

Image from Mormon Newsroom.

Salt Lake Temple 

Photo Gallery: Temple Christmas Light Displays Around the World

Images via LDS.org.

Photo Gallery: Temple Christmas Light Displays Around the World

Images via LDS.org.

Washington DC Temple

Photo Gallery: Temple Christmas Light Displays Around the World

Image from LDS.org.

Photo Gallery: Temple Christmas Light Displays Around the World

Image from LDS.org.

Photo Gallery: Temple Christmas Light Displays Around the World

Image from LDS.org.

Photo Gallery: Temple Christmas Light Displays Around the World

Image from LDS.org.

Photo Gallery: Temple Christmas Light Displays Around the WorldFor more stunning temple photos, check out His Holy House by Robert A. Boyd, available now at Deseret Book.