Kyiv LDS Mormon temple dedicated Aug 29

This past weekend, the Kyiv Ukraine temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was dedicated by President Thomas S. Monson. Mormons in the area are thrilled; before now they had to travel for hours (in the range of about 30) to attend the nearest temple in Germany. The new temple will serve about 31,000 people living in nine countries in Europe. (Read more about what happens at a temple dedication.)

You can enjoy several photos from the temple open house and dedication, or take a virtual walk inside the Kyiv Ukraine temple with the following video that includes both exterior and interior photos of the temple.

Read more about why temples are so important to Mormons.

View more photos of the inside of several other temples, as well as read more about the ceremonies performed in Mormon temples.

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