Public Invited to Tour Cebu City Philippines Temple

The public is invited to tour the newly completed Cebu City Philippines Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the first temple in the Visayas and the second in the country.

The First Presidency of the Church has announced a public open house beginning Friday, 21 May 2010, and continuing through Saturday, 5 June 2010, excluding Sundays. Tours are offered Mondays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Tuesdays through Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The temple is located on Gorordo Avenue in Lahug. Tours will begin at the meetinghouse adjacent to the temple and will consist of a 12-minute video presentation and a 30-minute walk through the temple. Free parking is available at the site.

Following the public open house, the temple will be formally dedicated on Sunday, 13 June 2010. Three dedicatory sessions will be held to accommodate Church members in the area who will be served by the new temple.

The Cebu City Philippines Temple is the 133rd temple of the Church worldwide and the second in the Philippines. The Manila Philippines Temple was completed and dedicated in September of 1984. The Cebu Temple will serve over 200,000 members living in the Visayas and Mindanao.

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