World’s tallest Mormon Temples

The following list identifies the tallest Mormon (LDS) Temples in the world. Many of these stunning structures are architectural masterpieces and regardless of your beliefs, one cannot help but impressed and inspired by their beauty.

Oakland, CA Mormon Temple – Source: berkeleyside.org

A minimum height for inclusion of 100 feet was required, as measured to the highest point – typically the spire(s). As one would expect, Utah is home and to most tall temples on the list – 14. Other states or nations with more than one (1) tall temple include Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Texas, Canada, Colombia, England, and the Philippines.

Some examples of temple design – Source: en-academic.com/dic.nsf/enwiki/729290
  1. Washington (Kensington, MD), DC = 288 feet

2. Cedar City, UT = 260.5 feet

3. Los Angeles, CA = 257 feet

4. Salt Lake City, UT = 222 feet

5. Salt Lake City (South Jordan – Jordan River), UT = 219 feet

Provo (Orem) = 218 feet – under construction (2023)

6. Pocatello, ID = 196.5 feet

7. Phoenix (Gilbert), AZ = 195 feet

8-9. London, England, UK and Salt Lake City (American Fork), UT = 190 feet

10. Salt Lake City (South Jordan – Oquirrh), UT = 183 feet

11. Portland (Lake Oswego), OR = 181 feet

12. Ogden, UT = 180 feet

13-14. Manti, UT and Seattle (Bellevue), WA = 179 feet

15. Tokyo, Japan = 178 feet

16. Salt Lake City (Bountiful), UT = 176 feet

17-18. St. George, UT and Provo, UT = 175 feet

19. Toronto, ON = 171 feet

20-21. Logan, UT and Oakland, CA = 170 feet

22-23. San Diego, CA and Rexburg, ID = 169 feet

24. Salt Lake City (Draper, UT) = 168.7 feet

25-26. Orlando, FL and Logan (Brigham City), UT = 165 feet

27. Nauvoo, IL = 162 feet

28. Preston, England, UK = 159 feet

29-30. Houston, TX and Twin Falls, ID = 159 feet

31. Hamilton, NZ =157 feet

32. Mexico City, Mexico = 152 feet

33-34. St. Louis (Town & Country), MO and Provo (City Center), UT = 150 feet

35. Idaho Falls, ID = 143 feet

36-37. Bern, Switzerland and Cebu City, Philippines = 140 feet

38-39. Boston (Belmont), MA and Helsinki, Finland = 139 feet

40. Kiev, Ukraine = 137.8 feet

41. Las Vegas (Sunrise Manor), NV = 137 feet

42. Hong Kong, China = 135 feet

43. Sacramento, CA = 131 feet

44-45. Taipei, Taiwan and Guatemala City, Guatemala = 126 feet

46. Curitiba, Brazil = 125 feet

47-48. Bogota, Colombia and Concepcion, Chile = 124 feet

49-51. Manila, Philippines; San Antonio, TX; and Calgary, AB = 115 feet

52-59. Boise, ID; Stockholm, Sweden; Chicago, IL; Johannesburg, South Africa; Seoul, South Korea; Lima, Peru; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Fort Collins, CO = 112 feet

60. Panama City, Panama = 111 feet

61. Barranquilla, Colombia = 107 feet

62. Winnipeg, MB = 105 feet

63-64. Gila Valley (Central), AZ and Fort Lauderdale, FL = 100 feet

Cedar City, UT Temple – Source: cedaercitypictures.com

Other taller temples under construction – heights unknown

Auckland, NZ

Bengaluru, India

Burley, ID

Cape Town, South Africa

Ephraim, UT

Logan (Smithfield), UT

Ogden (Layton), UT

Ogden (Syracuse), UT

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Port Moresby, New Guinea

Provo (Lindon), UT (2025)

Provo (Saratoga Springs), UT

Salt Lake City (Taylorsville), UT

Salt Lake City (Toole), UT

St. George (Red Cliffs), UT

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If you are interested in the history and architecture of these and other Mormon Temples, here is a resource available via Amazon.com.*

link – Mormon Temples

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