A popular tourist attraction and visitor site, the 72,000-square-foot temple was dedicated on April 30, 1993 as the 45th temple erected by the Latter-day Saints worldwide. More than 700,000 visitors have toured its scenic grounds since. Multiple weddings and baptisms are held at the temple each week.
As many La Jolla residents may have noticed, one of the area’s most prominent landmarks on the east side of I-5 is undergoing some changes. The snow-white, ethereal-looking San Diego temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) has been surrounded by scaffolding for the last five months to facilitate an intricate refurbishing project that should leave the site gleaming like never before.
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